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New ViziLite Plus Could Reduce Oral Cancer Fatalities Predicts East Bay's Creative Dimensions in Dentistry
Date:4/7/2008

CASTRO VALLEY and SAN LEANDRO, Calif., April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- A tiny lightstick -- called ViziLite Plus -- could help prevent 90 percent of all fatalities from oral cancer, according to the East Bay-based Creative Dimensions in Dentistry (http://www.cddentists.com) -- a dental group which recommends that all adults ask their dentists for the procedure.

"I predict that this screening procedure with this product will become as widespread as the PAP smear or PSA test," said Dr. Michael Erickson, a dentist at Creative Dimensions in Dentistry of San Leandro and Castro Valley. Erickson believes that the oral screening procedure with this new product will be as common as the tests for cervical and prostate cancer that are now routine elements of patients' regular diagnostic screening.

"Oral cancer is on the rise, with one American dying every hour from the disease, but early treatment is 90 percent effective," said Erickson. "The ViziLite Plus, used along with head and neck exams, can help dentists detect oral cancer early."

The procedure is painless and usually takes about five minutes. ViziLite is a small disposable, fluorescent light stick about the size of a thermometer. After the patient rinses for about two minutes with a raspberry- flavored solution, the doctor shines the ViziLite inside the patient's mouth to examine the mouth, lips and inner cheeks. Cancerous tissue looks white under ViziLite, while normal tissue looks dark.

Health insurance plans do not yet cover the test which costs about $65.00, according to Erickson.

Though smokers and tobacco users are particularly vulnerable to oral cancer and would especially benefit from ViziLite, 27 percent of people with oral cancer do not use tobacco or have other lifestyle risk factors, according to Erickson. "This underscores the importance of early screening."

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