Unhealthy Oral Pathology can lead to Oral cancer. Signs of Oral Disease in Staten Island, New York should be treated promptly to avoid further damage and risk.
Oral pathology refers to any disease that affects the oral and maxillofacial areas, including diseases of bone, soft tissue, and salivary glands. When healthy, the inside of your mouth is lined with mucosa, a special type of skin that is smooth and pink. Any changes in the appearance of the tissue around the lips, cheeks, palate, gums, teeth, tongue, face or neck should be examined, as they can be a warning signs for serious oral diseases.
Symptoms of an oral pathologic process include:
Staten Island Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery's oral and maxillofacial surgeons David Hoffman, D.D.S. and Mark Stein, D.D.S., M.D. recommend that you perform a monthly oral self-examination. It is important to know that pain does not always accompany the symptoms of oral pathological processes. If you notice any changes or suspicious growths in the mouth, lips, face, and neck, please contact us as soon as possible.
If you feel that you may be at risk for oral disease or oral cancer, please contact Staten Island Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery to schedule an appointment with oral and maxillofacial surgeons David Hoffman, D.D.S. or Mark Stein, D.D.S., M.D. at 718.226.1251.
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