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ORAL PATHOLOGY

At our office, we are dedicated to helping you stay in optimal oral and overall health. This includes striving to detect and diagnose any conditions or abnormalities as early as possible so you can receive the treatment you need. During your visits to our office, we will check for changes in your oral health and appearance, as well as any other abnormalities that may signal a pathological issue. The most serious of these is oral cancer, which has a much higher chance of being successfully treated when it is identified early. We may also detect diseases such as cysts/tumors of the jaw, odontogenic infection, diseases of the TMJ and more. The following signs may signal a pathological process:

  • Red, white or speckled red-and-white patches in the mouth

  • Sores, spots, lumps, lesions and ulcers, particularly those that bleed easily and have failed to heal

  • Enlarged lymph nodes in either side of the neck

  • Chronic sore throat or hoarseness and difficulty swallowing or chewing.

  • Swelling of the jaw bone or shift in the alignment of teeth and bite

  • Numbness of the lip or tongue

  • Foul taste in your mouth

If you notice any of these symptoms, we encourage you to contact our office for a thorough exam. We may use several types of diagnostic techniques and tools, including radiographic, microscopic, biochemical and other in-office examinations. 

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