The following can be signs at the beginning of a pathologic process or cancerous growth:
Pain does not always occur with pathology and, curiously, is not often associated with oral cancer. However, any patient with facial and/or oral pain without an obvious cause or reason may also be at risk for oral cancer. If appropriate, the treating surgeon will perform a biopsy on any suspicious lesions.
We would recommend performing an oral cancer self-examination monthly. Remember that your mouth is one of your body’s most important warning systems. Do not ignore suspicious lumps or sores; please contact us so we may help you.
Oral & Facial Surgery Group is a part of Mortenson Dental Partners.
In this video, Dr. Naselsker explains what wisdom teeth are and how to manage them to prevent problems for both adolescents and adults. Treatments can vary based on age and typically are managed with surgery for removal or observed for development of disease. If you suspect your wisdom teeth are causing you problems, please contact […]