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Boca Raton Dentist Uses Latest Technology for Oral Cancer Screenings


Oral cancer is one of the most deadly and overlooked diseases in the world. One North American dies of oral cancer every hour. It has claimed more than twice as many lives as cervical cancer. To help prevent further cases, Boca Raton dentist Dr. Steven M. London is now using the innovative VELscope oral cancer screening system. The VELscope is a revolutionary tool in preventative dentistry, which utilizes a wireless, handheld scope that uses natural tissue fluorescence visualization to help dentists discover several types of abnormal tissue in the oral cavity.

An award winning dentist in Boca Raton, Dr. Steven M. London is one of the leading local practitioners in the use of the VELscope oral cancer screening system. For nearly 20 years, Dr. London has utilized the latest technology for the following types of dentistry in Boca Raton:

·         Invisalign dentistry

·         Implant dentistry

·         Cosmetic dentistry

·         Preventative dentistry

·         Emergency dentistry

Unlike most types of cancer, the number of new cases of oral cancer has not declined. Located usually in the tonsils and the base of the tongue, it is often associated with the sexually-transmitted papilloma virus or HPV.  Because oral cancer can strike anyone, it is highly recommended for all adults to receive an oral cancer exam at least once a year. To learn more about the VELscope oral cancer screening system or to schedule an appointment Dr. Steven M. London, call (561) 852-7700 or visit the dental office in Boca Raton online at www.stevenlondondds.com for more information.

About Dr. Steven M. London, DDS:

Dr. Steven M. London, DDS is an Invisalign dentist in Boca Raton, FL. He treats many patients who are interested in complete smile makeovers that include not only their teeth, but their facial appearance as well. Since he began practicing dentistry, Dr. London has kept up to date on many continuing education classes, completing over 1000 hours, ensuring that his patients receive the most comprehensive and advanced dental care. He was also selected “Top Dentist” by Top Dentist Magazine in 2003, 2008, and 2009. Dr. London was also selected Best of Boca 2010. To schedule an appointment with Dr. London, please call (561) 852-7700 or visit http://stevenlondondds.com/ for more information.