Providing Treatment for Pathological Diseases
What Is Oral Pathology?
Oral Pathology is the study of any lesions or diseases that occur within the oral cavity. We underestimate the importance of the oral cavity or mouth region. Without the normal functioning of the mouth we would not be able to:
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Should I Perform a Self-Exam?
In order to be able to perform all of the above functions, which most of us take for granted, a lot of structures within the oro-pharynx must come together and function in harmony. In general, a weekly self-exam is important so as to pick up anything that is abnormal in appearance. When performing a self-exam, you should look at all of the following structures:
So What Is Normal and What Is Abnormal?
In general, your gums (gingiva) should:
If you see or experience any of the following in your mouth, there could be a problem:
The most serious problem in the oral cavity is cancer and this can occur in smokers and non-smokers. Most of the time there is no pain associated with cancer. Do not put off going in and getting a thorough exam.
If any of this is present, then you should immediately call our office and schedule an appointment as soon as possible. Call (844) 673-9131.