A florescence visualization technology to help us detect abnormal tissue, including cancer and pre-cancerous conditions that we can’t see with the naked eye. One North American dies of oral cancer every hour of every day and roughly half of the people who develop oral cancer do not survive more than 5 years. EARLY DETECTION is the best solution to taming this disease. We use this device on every new patient and on all existing adult patients once a year at your cleaning appointments. Dr. Van Timmeren and your hygienist will still do a normal visual and manual cancer screening, but the Velscope helps us identify other suspicious spots we might not have seen otherwise.