According to the American Cancer Society, about 110 people in the United States will be diagnosed with this disease every day. Early detection of oral cancer is crucial for successful treatment. Diagnosing oral cancer isn’t as simple as looking at visible lesions that may be present in a patient’s mouth. With the improvement in dental technology, oral cancer can be detected much earlier when abnormal tissue may not be visible to the eye. If you notice any sores, abnormal lesions and sensations, make sure to let Dr. Giesy know.
Dr. Giesy is pleased to bring the best of dental technology to patients in the Tacoma, WA area. Dr. Giesy uses a great dental tool called the VELscope system which allows him to perform oral cancer screenings that will detect and show lesions even if they are not visible. It can show tissue abnormalities in the areas around your lip, mouth and throat. It only takes about two minutes, and is completely non-invasive. Two minutes with Dr. Giesy and the VELscope can save your life. Contact Giesy Family & Implant Dentistry in Tacoma, WA today for more information.