Velscope Exam

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The VELscope system helps dental professionals visualize abnormalities in the mucosal tissues of your lips, mouth and upper throat. In just two minutes, with no rinses, stains or discomfort, a VELscope examination lets healthcare professionals improve their assessment of your overall oral health.

 

Make sure that your mouth is as healthy as it can possibly be. The next time you visit Atlanta Smiles, ask for a VELscope exam.

 

How Does the VELscope Work?

 

The VELscope's blue light "excites" molecules (called "fluorophores") deep within the layers of oral mucosal tissues. In turn, those fluorophores emit their own light (fluorescence), in shades of green, yellow and red. The VELscope's proprietary filter makes fluorescence visualization possible, by blocking reflected blue light, and by enhancing the contrast between normal and abnormal tissue.


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