Platinum Dental, Inc.
San Marcos, California
San Marcos dentist performs oral cancer screening
san marcos dentist offers oral cancer screening

Oral Cancer

Oral cancer affects some 35,000 Americans yearly, according to the American Cancer Society. Of these 35K cases, 7500 do not survive past the first year. And of the remaining 27,500 cases, only 50% make it longer than 5 years. There is not doubt that this is a deadly disease.

Early Detection: For Best Chances

The earlier in the disease cycle oral cancer is detected, the better the treatment outcome. Our San Marcos dentist performs oral cancer screenings for all of our patients. Development of technology allows us to more accurately detect oral cancer lesions.

Vizilite Plus allows us to detect lesions we may miss under normal lighting. X-rays help us detect cavities that we cannot see directly. Vizilite Plus does the same for oral cancer.

san marcos dentist uses vizilite plus to detect oral cancer

Oral Cancer: Risk Factors

Risk factors for oral cancer include more than smoking cigarettes or other forms of tobacco use. But here are some additional risk factors that you may not be aware of:

  • Alcohol abuse
  • HPV (Human Papilooma Virus
  • Adults 40 years and older
  • History of other forms of cancer
  • Exposure to 2nd hand smoke

However, nearly 25% of oral cancer victims have none of these risk factors. So everyone should be screened thoroughly with Vizilite Plus to improve chances for oral cancer detection.

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san marcos dentist
Platinum Dental, Inc.
San Marcos, California

Mon 10-7

Tues 9:30-5:30

Wed 9:30-5:30

Thurs 9-6

Fri 9-2

Looking for a caring and quality dentist?
Meet our dentist in San Marcos,
Dr. Sonny Eslampour, DDS.

We offer quality family dentistry in a comfortable setting. Our high tech practice offers digital X-rays for increased safety, non-toxic white fillings and nitrous oxide for increased comfort.

Our san marcos dental practice offers regular dental procedures as well as highly specialized services such as TMJ therapy, Invisalign and oral sleep apnea therapy.

Call or stop by our San Marcos dentist office today.
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*Regular value of $342. New patients only with no dental insurance.
Cannot be combined with other offers.
Cannot be applied to insurance copayment.
Up to 6 digital X-rays.
Cleaning in absence of gum disease.
Does not apply toward specialty services such as TMJ therapy or sleep apnea.