Dedicated to Your Overall Health
Just as the amount of confidence you have in your smile affects the way you live your life, the health of your smile affects the health of your whole body. At Vacendak Dentistry, we look at more than just your teeth and gums; we look at your overall health.
Detecting Oral Cancer Early
Every hour of every day in North America someone dies of oral cancer. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, the high death rate associated with oral cancer (52% mortality within five years) is due to late detection, when the cancer has already metastasized to other parts of the body.
When found at early stages of development, oral cancers have an 80 to 90 percent survival rate.
The doctors at Vacendak Dentistry use the VELscope® to detect oral cancer as soon as possible. We specialize in preventative dentistry and believe bi-annual examinations are the best defense against periodontal disease and other oral health problems.
The VELscope® is a handheld scope that applies a special fluorescent light to the inside tissue of your mouth to identify oral abnormalities early — often months or even years before they can be identified with the unassisted eye.
The VELscope® is the world’s most widely used adjunctive device for the discovery of:
- Viral, fungal and bacterial infections
- Inflammation from a variety of causes
- Squamous papillomas
- Salivary gland tumors
- Cancer and pre-cancer
- Other oral mucosal conditions
Experience the Vacendak Difference.
Experience the Vacendak difference today. Vacendak Dentistry’s convenient Chesapeake, Virginia location is just a short way from both the Kempsville and Greenbrier areas.
Contact us online or call the office at 757-609-3510 to set up an initial dental consultation.
Source: LED Dental Ltd.