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Goccles helps to see the oral cavity anomalies

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The Oral Cancer

Oral cancer includes cancers of the mouth and the back of the throat. It is one of the 10 most common cancers in the world, and in some countries, the incidence of oral cancer ranks among the top three cancers. Oral cancer is most prevalent among middle-aged men, but women and younger people are increasingly affected.
Oral cancers develop on:

  • The tongue, the tissue lining the mouth and gums
  • Under the tongue, at the base of the tongue
  • The area of the throat at the back of the mouth

Main and common risk factors are:

  • Tobacco and alcohol use: any kind of tobacco, including cigarette smoking, and heavy alcohol use puts at risk for developing oral cancers. Using both tobacco and alcohol increases the risk even further.
  • HPV: Infection with the oral sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (specifically the HPV 16 type)
  • Trauma: traumas of the inner surface of the mouth. Age: risk increases with age. Sun Exposure: develops cancer of the lip. Diet: a diet low in fruits and vegetables increases OC risk.

Dentists play an important role in the early detection of oral cancer. In particular, performing oral screening and early diagnosis increases the opportunities to detect the disease in its early stages.

  • Most oral cancers develop in areas that can be seen and/or palpated, meaning that early detection should be possible. Key signs
    are ulceration, induration, infiltration, bleeding, and nodes
  • See your dentist regularly: dentists and dental hygienists are the first to notice potentially cancerous growths.
  • Conduct a self exam at least once a month, brush and floss your teeth regularly, do not smoke, drink alcohol in moderation, and remember that an active lifestyle boosts the immune system and help ward off cancer

Screening for oral cancer should include a thorough history and physical examination.

  • The clinician should review the social, familial, and medical history and should document risk behaviors (tobacco and alcohol usage), a history of head and neck radiotherapy, familial history of head and neck cancer, and a personal history of cancer.
  • The clinician should visually inspect and palpate the head, neck, oral, and pharyngeal regions, involving digital palpation of neck node regions, bimanual palpation of the floor of mouth and tongue
  • Observation of the oral and pharyngeal mucosa with an adequate light source; if suspicous lesions are present and persistent, a biopsy is required.
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Main features of Goccles

Goccles® is a medical device made in Italy developed by the Catholic University of Rome, that uses the common curing light present in every dental office to perform a quick and non-invasive examination of the autofluorescence of the oral cavity, identifying any precancerous and cancerous lesion.

What is in a Goccles box

Goccles glasses
Goccles optical filters assembled on a hypoallergenic frame with adjustable temples.
Maintenance kit
A precision screwdriver for the frame and a Goccles branded microfibre cloth to clean the optics.
Clip for smartphone
A clip for smartphone camera, equipped with the same optical Goccles filter to get a picture of the lesion in autofluorescence
Lanyard and Pochette
A comfortable lanyard with adjustment sphere to fix Goccles to the face and a protective glasses bag.
Cleaning spray liquid
A 50 ml cleaning solution to be used with the microfibre cloth to clean the Goccles optics.
IFU and exam guide leaflet
Goccles Instructions for use and a guide on how to conduct oral screening.


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