VELscope

Offered at our convenient location in Alexandria, VA

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The VELscope is a handheld device that emits a harmless, bright blue light which is used to inspect the mouth and tongue.

Highlands-Ranch-Dentist-VELscope-Vx-imageThe device is sensitive to abnormal tissue changes and the distinctive blue- spectrum light causes the soft tissue of the mouth to naturally fluoresce. The VELscope helps visualize abnormal oral tissue, such as potential cancerous or pre- cancerous tissues that are not apparent with the naked eye alone. Oral cancer is one of the most curable diseases when it’s caught early. Early detection and diagnosis can make a tremendous difference in life expectancy: oral cancer is 90% curable in its early stages, however, oral cancer is often not symptomatic in these early stages.

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