Sometimes all of us have unexplained lesions in the mouth. They may or may not be cancerous, but they need an eye of a professional. Brush biopsy is used to identify oral lesions that warrant further attention.
Oral Pathology is the specialty that identifies and treats diseases of the mouth and maxillofacial region. Diagnosis is completed through radiographic, microscopic, biochemical and other in office examinations. Biopsy and clinical findings are used to diagnose mouth and throat cancer, salivary gland disorders, ulcers, infection, and other .
If a lesion in your mouth lasts longer than two weeks, please come to see your dentist even if it’s not time for your routine care!