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.
While wisdom teeth are one of the most common reasons for dental extraction treatment at Oral & Facial Surgery Group, other teeth sometimes need to be removed for different reasons. We sat down with our own Dr. Maneesh Mohan to talk about why a tooth might need to be removed, and what to expect during […]