Oral Cancer Screening
Find Mouth Cancer In Its Early Stages At Our Austin Office
- Every day, in the US, 100 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer.
- Every hour of every day, a person dies from mouth cancer.
- After adding in laryngeal throat oral cancer, a subcategory of mouth cancer, about 12,000 additional new oral cancer cases per year are diagnosed and mortality rates are decidedly higher.
- Too often, mouth cancer isn’t detected and thus diagnosed until it is in the late stages and this is why there is a significantly high mortality rate of about 43% at five years from diagnosis.
Who is at Risk for Oral Cancer?
While tobacco and alcohol use are primary lifestyle risk factors for mouth cancer, surprisingly 27% of mouth cancer victims do not use tobacco or alcohol, or have any other lifestyle risk factors.
What Can Prevent Oral Cancer?
Oral cancer screening is an effective and rather painless procedure and one we can accomplish right here at our Austin office near Round Rock.
The Good News — ViziLite® Plus
When found at early stages of development, oral cancer is actually curable in 80-90% of cases when it is caught soon enough. We provide oral cancer screening for early detection of mouth cancer. We use ViziLite Plus for these screenings. ViziLite Plus uses a special light technology that has been proven successful in identifying soft tissue abnormalities that can turn into mouth cancer.
Dr. Scaff and his experienced team near Cedar Park make thoroughness and high quality work a part of our commitment to you. We genuinely care about you and your loved ones. We do all we can to keep you healthy for a long, long time, with ViziLite Plus oral cancer screenings and doing our best to educate you in proper oral and dental health. If this information has you worried, please know that we simply want to ensure your good health. And let us assure you, this is one of the big reasons we offer ViziLite Plus oral cancer screening. We care!
Of course, we also do all we can to empower you and educate you to let you decide on your own treatment. We will partner with you in all your dental needs in the Cedar Park, Round Rock, and Austin area. Call today about ViziLite Plus oral cancer screening.