We believe screening for oral cancer is an essential part of any regular dental examination. In a conventional oral exam, we visually inspect and palpate the lips, cheeks, tongue and floor of your mouth under white light. The VELscope lets us take that examination a step further. VELscope is a handheld device that dentists and hygienists can use to help with early detection of a wide variety of oral diseases, including pre-cancer and cancer. The VELscope hand piece emits a safe blue light that excites the tissues inside your mouth, causing them to fluoresce. Healthy tissue will appear green when viewed through the special optics of the hand piece, while unhealthy tissue will be dark. The advantage of using VELscope is that it can detect abnormal areas before they become visible to the naked eye.

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Girgis Dental Care - Dr. Johannes Girgis

Family & Cosmetic Dentist - Dentist in Ottawa - Bank Street

1385 Bank Street, Suite 203, Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 8N4
Phone: (613) 738-1113
Email: [email protected]
Girgis Dental Care is located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and proudly serves the surrounding communities including Alta Vista, Old Ottawa South, Old Ottawa East, the Glebe, Applewood Acres, Billings Bridge, Ridgemont, Riverside Park, Heron Gate, Guildwood Estates and Playfair Park.