Velscope / Oral Cancer Screening

Starting at $17
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The VELscope is a life-saving piece of technology that Ascent Family Dental is pleased to offer. We use this non-invasive tool during every oral exam to screen patients for early oral cancer abnormalities. Dental care is not confined to the teeth—Dr. Williams will scan your gums, tongue, lips, cheeks, and pharyngeal area for any early indicators of cancer.

The VELscope emits a safe blue light within your mouth that illuminates tissues. Based on the color of the tissues, Dr. Williams can determine whether there are abnormalities then make necessary recommendations for further diagnostics. Many of these abnormalities cannot be visualized by the naked eye, which is why the VELscope is such a powerful tool. Early screening of oral abnormalities can protect you from life-threatening oral cancers.

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Are you missing a tooh?

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I want to feel confident about my smile.

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My snoring is keeping everyone awake!

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I have questions about dentures. Can you help?

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My gums are bleeding. Something’s not right!

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At Ascent Family Dental, we tailor every visit to your specific needs. Whether you’re here for routine care or an emergency appointment, we’ll make you feel comfortable with our judgment-free, personalized care.
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