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High Definition Dentistry® can provide the ultimate solution to your smile problem so that in the years to come, your smile can continue to reflect your inner beauty.

Robert B. Gerber D.D.S. | Los Angeles Dentist | Director of the Tower Dental Group, Tower Dental Implant Center at The Cedars-Sinai Medical Office Towers in Los Angeles, California.

Oral Cancer Screening - ViziLite Plus™ Frequently Asked Questions

High-Definition Dentistry® uses the new ViziLite Plus™ screening technology to fight against oral cancer. If discovered in its early stages, oral cancer is 90 percent curable.

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  • More than 30,000 people are diagnosed with oral cancer each year.
  • Eight thousand Americans die annually from oral cancer, making it more deadly than cervical, brain, or skin cancer.
  • More than 50 percent of patients diagnosed with oral cancer will die within 5 years.
  • Ninety percent of oral cancer patients are age 40 or older. Age is the primary risk factor.
  • Patients younger than 40 years of age are considered high risk if they have contracted human papillomavirus (HPV).
  • Users of any smoking or chewing tobacco, currently or within the past ten years.
  • Users of one or more alcoholic drinks daily, including one beer, one glass of wine, or one drink of spirits.
  • Patients with any combination of these risk factors and patients with a family history of oral cancer are considered at highest risk.
  • Alarmingly, 27 percent of oral cancer victims have no lifestyle risk factors.

For more information or to schedule an appointment for your Vizilite Plus™ early detection of abnormalities & oral cancer screening test, call (310) 652-0450.