Cancer Lesion Detection

The oral cancer death rate is high due to late discovery. The solution…early detection.
Sapphire Plus Lesion Detection is a new adjunctive technology that, in addition to a thorough visual and physical oral exam, allows your dentist to potentially discover oral lesions early. Without the aid of Sapphire Plus Lesion Detection, cancerous and pre-cancerous lesions could go undetected and possibly spread, causing pain, disfiguration or death. The earlier cancerous and pre-cancerous lesions are detected, the greater the chances of successful prevention, treatment and recovery.
Why should I get screened with Sapphire Plus Lesion Detection?
  • Early detection is vital for successful prevention and treatment of oral cancer – it could save your life!
  • Oral cancer can disfigure the face and neck
  • It’s proven to help discover oral lesions – even lesions that aren’t visible
  • Procedure is painless and takes only minutes
  • HPV has been linked to oral cancer is on the rise
  • Insurance coverage may be available for yearly oral cancer exams
  • Digital camera allows your dentist to document findings for records and to ensure more accurate treatment

It’s painless, takes minutes and it could save your life.

When it comes to oral cancer, early detection is key. Getting screened is an affective way to discover oral cancer at an early, highly curable stage. With Sapphire Plus Lesion Detection, Dr. Patil can even detect lesions before they produce any pain or symptoms.