VELscope Vx Technology at Susquehanna Dental Arts



Dr. Owen Allison and his team at Susquehanna Dental Arts, in Columbia, believe that health and well-being start in the mouth. As a holistic dentist, Allison works to advance wholeness to prevent health issues associated with poor dental health, such as mercury poisoning, fluoride poisoning, heart disease, diabetes and others. Part of his diagnostic protocol utilizes the VELscope Vx Enhanced Oral Assessment System.

This device comprises a handheld scope that can detect oral tissue abnormalities, including pre-cancer and cancer, using a harmless blue light that stimulates the natural fluorescence in the soft tissues of the mouth. Its extreme sensitivity to tissue changes helps the team at Susquehanna Dental Arts to see problems not visible to the naked eye, thus discovering oral disease before it can be seen under ordinary light.

“Since tissue abnormalities can be detected in earlier stages using the VELscope Vx, we are able to provide patients with a better outcome,” notes Allison. “Unlike other similar devices used for examinations, the VELscope Vx doesn’t require dyes or prolonged testing procedures, which means it can be performed at our office during a routine exam in just a few minutes.”

Allison knows that dentistry is about two things: relationships and health. He advocates recommending the best and safest treatment possible, which includes refraining from the use of toxic dental products. He has raised the bar in dentistry to bring the very best care and service to clients of all ages. “We pledge to never confuse any temporary or partial fix with one that cares for a patient’s wholeness of health,” explains Allison. “We at Susquehanna Dental Arts advocate for holistic health, now and in the foreseeable future.”

Susquehanna Dental Arts is located at 100 S. 18th St., in Columbia. For appointments, call 717-684-3943 or 717-285-7033. For more information, visit SusquehannaDentalArts.com.

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