The diagnosis of oral pathology must include:
- Medical history: the patient must be asked if his parents or his relatives had/have the same kind of lesion
- Clinical examination: if the clinical examination reveals any specific lesion, the patient should be asked about the symptoms, the time of appearance and if he had any related symptoms outside the oral cavity.
- A radiographic examination
Why should I get screened wit VELscope powered by Sapphire?
Oral cancer is the reason of death for one person each every hour of every day. The most important step in reducing the death rate from oral cancer is early discovery.
At our Clinics, VELscope powered by Sapphire, allows a painless, fast, Non-invasive, positive identification of oral cancer at earliest stages, and results in the best prognosis for cure and long-term survivability.
Always remember that your mouth is one of the most important parts in your body that warn you in case of any abnormal signs, make sure to have self-examination and don’t ignore suspicious lumps or sores.
Would VELscope powered by Sapphire help me to discover any sign of oral cancer?
VELscope allows an early detection for oral cancer that can save your life, one of the most important characteristic of VELscope is the detection of invisible lesions.
VELscope technology platform was developed in collaboration with the British Columbia Cancer Agency and MD Anderson Cancer Center with funding provided in part by the NIH.
How does it work?
VElscope is a safe blue light, the doctor will be able to see immediately the different fluorescence responses to help differentiate between normal and abnormal tissue.
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Oral Pathology Diagnosis - Ferrari Dental Clinic