When you are experiencing an oral disease or disorder there is no time to spare in seeing an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Oral diseases and disorders not only impact your oral health, but your overall wellness–that is why early detection is of the utmost importance!
Read the Signs
An at-home self-examination is the first step in determining if it is time to visit an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Here are some common signs of oral disease and disorders:
- Persistent sore throat
- Visible changes in color of gums, tongue, cheeks, etc.
- Open sores
- Bleeding gums
- Cysts & growths
An oral and maxillofacial surgeon examines your mouth and maxillofacial area using a range of clinical tools and techniques such as radiography, microscopic viewing, and in some cases, lab biopsy.
Types of Diseases & Disorders Diagnosed Through Oral Pathology
There are a wide range of oral disorders and diseases. Some of those diseases and disorders commonly diagnosed through oral pathology include:
- Oral cancer
- Mouth ulcers
- Benign and malignant cysts
- Benign and malignant tumors
At Dakota Valley Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, we provide oral pathology in Apple Valley, Savage, MN, Owatonna, Eagan, Lakeville, MN, Burnsville, and the surrounding areas. Diagnosing and treating a wide range of oral diseases and disorders of the mouth, our team of oral and maxillofacial surgeons have the extensive pathology experience and training required to restore your oral hygiene to 100%.
Worried about the cost of oral pathology? We accept financing through third-party patient lenders, including CareCredit and GreenSky Solutions, that have low monthly payments and interest-free lending options.
You do not have to live with oral diseases or disorders any longer! Contact us today to learn more about oral pathology in Apple Valley, Savage, MN, Owatonna, Eagan, Lakeville, MN, Burnsville, and the surrounding areas.