New York cosmetic dentist, Dr. Jason Kasarsky, is pleased to introduce the VELscope cancer screening system into his dental practice. VELscope technology is a revolutionary hand-held device that aids in the early detection of oral cancer. The VELscope helps Dr. Kasarsky to better view any abnormal tissue that could lead to cancer. If oral cancer is detected early, using oral technology such as VELscope, patients have a 90% survival rate.
"Dr. Kasarsky and his team make me smile! My smile is my signature, and I wouldn't trust it to anyone else!"- DH / Office Visit / Feb 13, 2018
"Great dentist! Prevents and manages pain (and apprehension) during procedures. Excellent scheduling and flexibility, esp. when something hurts. Works with you to develop plan for care and health of your teeth. Whether you want the brightest smile or working on old dental problems, I highly recommend visiting Dr. Kasarsky"- T.C. / Google / Jun 29, 2018
"Cutting edge technology with a true bed side manner. Dr. Kasarsky and his team are genuine, kind and intelligent. The office care is supreme yet connected as you are educated at every step in the procedure."- J.M. / Google / Jun 27, 2018
"If you want or need a dentist whom you can trust with your eyes closed, your search is over! Dr. Kasarsky is the most reliable and knowledgeable dentist I have ever had. He performs comprehensive exams for every case and he walks his patients through the path he is going to take to solve your problem or reach your goal using a very easy language. Despite all that, he is always eager to walk that extra mile for his patients and you certainly leave his office very satisfied. I endorse him and recommend his state-of-the-art work."- E.C. / Google / Jun 27, 2018
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An oral cancer examination using VELscope takes only a couple of minutes to complete and most patients have no problems with pain or discomfort. Shining the bright light of the VELscope on the patient’s teeth and gums, the dentist will be able to examine the mouth and screen for any abnormalities in the tissue. If the dentist sees any areas of concerns, the patient may need further testing or a referral to a specialist.
Estimate of Cost
The cost of an oral cancer exam using VELscope is usually between $15 - $35 and is included in the cost of the patient’s dental exam. Since this is a preventative procedure, oral cancer exams are usually covered by dental insurance.
Oral Cancer FAQs
Patients over the age of 18 should receive an oral cancer examination at least once a year. Patients who notice an abnormality, such as a lesion in their mouth, should see a dentist as soon as possible.
Is It Safe?
VELscope is a safe, new method of screening for oral cancer. At leader in oral health and technology, VELscope has made it easier and more affordable to catch oral cancer in its early stages for better survival rates.
When Is the Exam Performed?
Patients should receive an oral cancer screening after a thorough dental examination with their regular dental practitioner. Most patients undergo an oral cancer examination in addition to their annual dental exam.
Every hour someone dies from oral cancer. At his offices in Manhattan and White Plains, Dr. Kasarsky uses the latest in oral health technology to diagnose his patients early to give them more treatment options and a better chance of beating oral cancer.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- From $75
- Average Procedure Time
- 5 Minutes