The human papilloma virus (HPV) is now the fastest growing cause of oral cancer, particularly among young women. In the past, the typical oral cancer patient was an older man who was a heavy drinker and smoker. This is no longer the case.
The VELscope is an indispensable, non-invasive screening device for oral cancer. For your most optimum health, as a free service Dr. Levy routinely uses it during your regular examinations for those individuals 18 years of age and older. It was featured on the Dr. Oz show, Oral Cancer: The Scary Truth. This is a program no one should miss seeing. Here’s the link to that show: Oral Cancer The Scary Truth.
As a service to his patients, Merrick, Bellmore, Wantagh, Seaford and the surrounding communities, oral cancer screening is always without a charge. If you or anyone in your family who would like a complimentary oral cancer screening, please give the office a call at 516-378-8600, to set up a convenient appointment. It takes just a few minutes and can save a life.
Check out the “VELsope” page of our website listed under the “Advanced Technology” pull down menu for further information on oral cancer.