Identafi Oral Cancer Screening
Dr. Emily Graham performs state-of-the-art oral cancer screenings and early detection using the Trimira Identafi® 3000 Ultra
The one-of-a-kind “multispectral” technology featured in Identafi® 3000 ultra is helping Dr. Graham and our team spot many more oral cancer cases before the damage is done. Identafi® 3000 ultra’s patented triple-wavelength imaging spectroscopy was developed by Trimira LLC in collaboration with The University of Texas, Rice University, and British Columbia Cancer Research Centre in Vancouver, Canada.
“An Identafi® oral cancer screening is quick, painless, and accurate,” says Dr. Graham. “I suggest everyone over the age of 17 be screened. It only takes about five minutes, and early detection is vital.”
“Early detection of oral cancer improves the oral cancer survival rate to 80-90 percent. Unfortunately, there has been little improvement in the survival rate over the past four decades. In fact, most cases of oral cancer are diagnosed in late stages because very few patients are properly screened by dentists or physicians.”
One person dies every hour from oral cancer in the United States
Late detection of oral cancer is the primary reason that mortality rates are so dismal. As with most other cancers, age is the primary risk factor for oral cancer. Though tobacco use is a major predisposing risk factor, 25% of oral cancer victims have no lifestyle risk factors.
According to the American Cancer Society, more women in the United States will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year than will be diagnosed with cervical cancer, and now studies show an increasing link between the human papilloma virus (HPV 16/18) and oral cancer.
Oral cancer screening is part of your annual dental exam; early detection and prevention is our primary concern for our patients at Dr. Emily Graham and Associates.
Please call us today to schedule an appointment at 281-407-4561
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Why Should I Choose Dr. Emily E. Graham, DDS as My Oral Healthcare Provider?
Dr. Emily E. Graham, DDS is a recognized leader in the field of oral healthcare. In 2000, she was honored with the Texas Dental Association New Dentist Leadership Award, and today she is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry. She takes great pride in giving her patients the highest level of oral healthcare in a compassionate way.
Schedule Your Oral Healthcare Consultation with Dr. Emily E. Graham, DDS Today!
Please call 281-407-4561 today to schedule your free initial consultation! At the dental office of Emily E. Graham, DDS, we have a vision to achieve radiant smiles while building relationships based on integrity and commitment to our patients’ care. Our team of top-notch dental professionals recognizes that each patient has unique requirements and desires. Our services have improved the lives of people from in and around Spring and The Woodlands, including residents of Houston. We specialize in dental services for adults, children, and teenagers, and we are committed to helping you have the smile you deserve.