Vizilite Plus Oral Cancer Screening

Your overall health is important to us, which is why we, at Rhodes and Slager Family Dental Care, offer Vizilite Plus Oral Cancer Screening. Oral cancer is a serious disease that can affect your quality of life. With Vizilite Plus, cancer can be detected even at its early stages so the disease can be treated right away. Our dentists offer this revolutionary cancer screening to help fight cancer and promote good oral health among the people of Cookeville, TN and the surrounding areas.

We are aware that our Cookeville, TN patients are very busy. However, we encourage you to take time out of your busy schedule to come to our practice and take advantage of Vizilite Plus Oral Cancer Screening. Early detection of oral cancer can save lives. Studies show that 25% of people suffering from this disease do not experience any symptoms during the early stages. A simple trip to the dentist results to early detection that allows early treatment.

What happens during Vizilite Plus Oral Cancer Screening?

Vizilite Plus takes only 5 minutes to complete. One of our highly skilled and caring dentists will first ask you to rinse your mouth and throat with a special dye solution that works with a special light to help identify problem areas. He will then use Vizilite to check for abnormalities in the mouth and throat. Without this combination of light and dye, it is nearly impossible to detect oral cancer with your naked eye. Dr. Rhodes and Dr. Slager are trained to identify lesions with the Vizilite Plus and will make an educated diagnosis based from the findings. They have helped a number of patients in Cookeville, TN with the Vizilite Plus Oral Cancer Screening.

Signs of oral cancer manifest via skin lesions that do not heal in two weeks time. These lesions may appear on the tongue, near a wisdom tooth, walls of the mouth and even behind the ear. Burning sensations, mouth sores and difficulty swallowing may be experienced during the advanced stages of oral cancer.

If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, all you need to do is to come to our practice in Cookeville, TN. Our caring dental professionals will take care of you. We believe that early detection of cancer saves lives. Together, let’s make every effort to fight oral cancer with the Vizilite Plus Oral Cancer Screening!