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VELscope

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VELscope is designed to be an adjunct to traditional oral cancer examination procedures. According to the manufacturer, VELscope technology is based in part on the direct visualization of tissue fluorescence and the changes in fluorescence that occur when abnormalities are present. It was developed in collaboration with the British Columbia Cancer Agency with significant funding from the National Institutes of Health.

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Oral Cancer Screening System VELscope is designed to be an adjunct to traditional oral cancer examination procedures. According to the manufacturer, VELscope technology is based in part on the direct visualization of tissue fluorescence and the changes in fluorescence that occur when abnormalities are present. It was developed in collaboration with the British Columbia Cancer Agency with significant funding from the National Institutes of Health. Patient Comfort When the 6 dentist evaluators were asked about th...

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Amp Your Hygiene

BURLINGTON, MA, Nov 7, 2014?Peter Vanstrom, DDS, spoke to attendees at Dental Learning?s Updates in Contemporary Dentistry meeting, emphasizing the importance of nonsurgical periodontal care and oral cancer screening for oral care and health. He covered several aspects of these, including the use of technology and incorporating protocols that improve and maintain oral health while encouraging patient acceptance. Nonsurgical Periodontal Care One of the most important areas in the practice for patients is the dental hygiene department. According to Dr. Vanstrom, recent advances in this area include the use of technology during nonsurgical...

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Be Part of the Change - Hygienists Have the Power

Be part of the change.  That’s the message that the Oral Cancer Foundation is sending...

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Handheld Microscope Identifies Cancer Cells with New Technology Developed by UW Researchers

A new handheld, pen-sized microscope could identify cancer cells in doctor’s offices and operating rooms, reports the...

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Celebrating 'Best of Class' Technology at ADA 2016

Cellerant Consulting Group formally recognized 18 "Best of Class" Technology Award winners on Oct. 21 at ADA 2016...

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