Academy of Laser Dentistry Partners With OralID To Raise Awareness For Oral Cancer
By: Forward Science
While many other cancers are declining, oral cancer continues to rise, affecting over 43,000 Americans in 2014 alone. This year, the Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), and OralID are partnering to raise awareness and increase Oral Cancer education.
The partnership to raise awareness for oral cancer begins at the ALD annual meeting in Palm Springs, CA on February 5-7, 2015, where the ALD and OralID will offer free oral cancer screenings for the public. "The ALD is eager to improve public awareness of the importance of early detection by offering free Oral Cancer Screenings during our meeting", said Gail Siminovsky, Executive Director of the ALD. Dentists who are members of the ALD will utilize the latest OralID technology in early discovery efforts of a disfiguring disease.
Due to late stage discovery, oral cancer kills one American every hour. Advanced screening technologies like OralID aid in visualization of oral mucosal abnormalities, such as oral cancer and pre-cancer.
Manufactures of the award winning OralID device, Forward Science Technologies (FST), understand the importance of partnering with advanced groups like the ALD to increase awareness and education for oral cancer. Robert J. Whitman, CEO of FST comments, "We are excited to work with a great group of clinicians to stress the importance of oral cancer screening. With a simple, easy to use, and affordable device like OralID, there is no reason why every dental clinician should not have one to enhance their complete oral health assessments."
In addition to free oral cancer screenings, the ALD will be focusing on oral cancer education during the annual meeting, and throughout the rest of the year. Three hours are reserved for oral cancer education, which includes a course from an oral cancer survivor, and a session educating members on the growing trends of HPV and Oral Cancer, titled Sex, Drugs & Oral Cancer™.
The ALD and OralID will continue their partnership to increase awareness and education for ALD members.
About Forward Science Technologies LLC
Forward Science Technologies LLC is a privately held medical device company based in Houston, Texas. With the launch of CytID™, Forward Science Technologies provides the dental office with a complete oral health protocol, entitled F.A.C.T.™ In addition to being the only FDA Cleared oral cancer screening device with no per patient costs, OralID carries a sector leading 2-year warranty. For more information, go to https://www.OralID.com or call 855-696-7254.