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Oral Cancer Screening

Annual Oral Cancer Screening Exams are Important

When oral cancer is found early treatment can be successful 82% of the time. Unfortunately, the survival rate of oral cancel has not improved greatly over the last 30 years, because oral cancer is usually caught in later stages.

Early detection is a key to survival, so it is important to see your dentist regularly. An annual screening exam called ViziLite TBlue, used in conjunction with a routine head and neck examination performed by your dental professional, can help to find abnormalities that could lead to cancer. That's the kind of screening that could help save lives.

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ViziLite TBlue

ViziLite® TBlue® is used to help oral healthcare professionals identify, evaluate, monitor and mark abnormal oral cell lesions suspicious for pathology including precancerous and cancerous cells that may be difficult to see during a regular visual exam.

ViziLite TBlue Advantage:
  • Quick and easy-to use system that incorporates seamlessly into your standard visual examination - procedure only takes 2 minutes to complete
  • Small device size enables easier access to see and focus light inside the oral cavity
  • Disposable technology eliminates cross-contamination and improves infection control
  • Patented and clinically proven technology that has been helping healthcare professionals for more than a decade
  • A clinical study has shown that the use of ViziLite TBlue after a conventional visual examination resulted in¹:
    • NO FALSE NEGATIVE OUTCOMES, meaning in this clinical study ViziLite TBlue identified every lesion that had precancerous or cancerous cells
    • SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED the number of false positive lesions identified during standard visual examinations - limiting the number of biopsies that may have normally been performed
  • Below is an image of Squamous cell carcinoma - identified and stained with ViziLite TBlue

Oral Cancer Screening