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What is Oral Pathology?
Oral pathology is the specialty of dentistry and discipline of pathology that deals with the nature, identification, and management of diseases affecting the oral and maxillofacial regions (the mouth and jaw areas). It is a science that investigates the causes, processes, and effects of these diseases. The practice of oral pathology includes research and diagnosis of diseases using clinical, radiographic, microscopic, biochemical or other examinations. Call Family Dentistry of Short Pump to schedule an appointment and learn more about our oral pathology services in Glen Allen, Virginia!
Common Oral Health Issues
- Misaligned jaw
- Cleft lip or cleft palate
- Periodontal disease
- Oral cancer
- Oral ulcers
- Prolonged pain
- Tooth Loss
Why Oral Pathology is Important
A healthy mouth is essential in maintaining optimal overall health. Oral pathology helps diagnose any oral health problems you may have, as early as possible, so you can get the treatment you need to improve your oral health.
If you have any oral health concerns or questions about our oral pathology services in Glen Allen, please call our office at 804-527-2982 today!