VELScope & Oral Cancer Screening

VELScope & Oral Cancer Screening, Campbellford

VELScope & Oral Cancer Screening

Anytime dental professionals reference the word Oral Cancer, they are making reference to cancerous growths that can show up in the oral cavity including the cheeks, lips and tongue. Usually, and similar to most types of cancer, age will likely to be the main threat for oral cancer, the majority of patients that are diagnosed tend to be over the age of 50. Data for oral cancer are extremely alarming, and postponed recognition and diagnosis would be the primary causes of worst-case situations.

At our dental office, we provide extensive oral cancer evaluation as a component of our preventive process of dental health. Making use of the VELscope System, assessments are an important part of the cancer screening program, along with no-obligation screenings option open to all people.

With the advancements of dental technology, VELscope has improved and helped evolve the oral cancer screening process. The machine is hand-held, that produces a harmless light which enables the dentist to diligently investigate the mouth.

The information provided is for general information purposes only and not intended to replace professional care. Please consult your physician or dentist for advice and diagnoses so you can be properly treated for your specific situation.

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Canada Canadian Dental Insurance Plan (CDCP)

We are accepting the Government of Canada Canadian Dental Insurance Plan (CDCP). The CDCP is a new Canadian Dental Care Plan where individuals that do not have access to an employer provided or private dental insurance plan can apply for. As an important part of dental care and overall health, the Government of Canada recognizes the expenses that can be associated with dental treatment and is committed to helping Canadians receive the dental treatments that are required while also making it more affordable.

The CDCP is offered to help low income families who do not have dental insurance by covering some costs associated with dental services for families with net income that is under $90,000.