Your mouth can hide a secret…The Guter Dental Center is pleased to offer ‘Velscope VX’ oral cancer screenings.
Tobacco and chewing tobacco, along with alcohol, are the leading causes of oral cancer. Over the last four decades, the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), known for it’s role in cervical cancer, has been showing up in increasing numbers of oral cancer cases.
Found early, oral cancer’s 5 year survival rate is good: approximately 83%. Found late, oral cancer’s 5 year survival rate is poor: approximately 32%.
Clearly, finding oral cancer in it’s early stages is key to survival. Ask a member of Dr. Guter’s staff about having your oral cancer screening done at your next appointment.