Category: Oral Pathology

What To Do About Smile Changes?

You may notice one day that you’re experiencing a smile change that has you somewhat alarmed. These changes may come in many forms, some pointing to an underlying oral health disease, while others are completely harmless. The challenge for you, of course, is that it is generally impossible to figure out on your own what… Read more »

Dental Surgery: What Can I Expect?

You know when you come to see us that we offer dental surgery services. However, aside from the particular reason you come in for a visit, this might not mean very much to you. What types of treatments do we provide, you may wonder? What else might you be able to access? Do we offer… Read more »

Oral Pathology: 1,2,3 Steps To Remember

When you’re looking at your smile and you notice a change in its appearance, you feel a textural change like a bump, you experience pain, or some other abnormality shows up, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. While we know that wishing it away seems like the best option, your smartest plan of action is actually… Read more »

Q&A: Helping You Feel A-OK About A Biopsy

We know that scheduling a biopsy for your oral health can cause you to feel uneasy. We know, as well, that you might have a lot of questions running through your mind. So many, in fact, that you might hesitate to schedule this necessary visit. As a result, we would love to answer the frequent… Read more »

Sudden Symptoms And What To Do

Perhaps you suddenly feel a bump in your mouth. Maybe something hurts. Perhaps you experience some minor bleeding. From very little issues to seemingly large concerns, the sudden onset of symptoms can be quite alarming. Rather than feel like you’re not sure where to turn or what to do, we strongly encourage you to remain… Read more »

How Do You Check For Oral Cancer?

Visiting your dentist throughout the year is crucial to your oral health – and not just because they professionally clean your teeth. When your dentist looks inside your mouth, they’re looking for things like infections or signs of oral cancer. How do you check for oral cancer? The exam your dentist performs is easy and… Read more »

Oral Cancer: Pathways for Prevention

The idea of something not going quite right with your oral health is never an enjoyable thought. This is particularly true when it comes to protecting yourself against oral cancer – you know that action is the best solution for prevention but you’d probably rather not think about it. Unfortunately, if you ignore a problem… Read more »

In-Depth Oral Examinations for Better Dental Health

Effective general dental care relies heavily on routine examinations that allow your dentist to inspect your teeth, gums, and oral tissues for signs of developing issues. Through your regular checkups, you can reduce your risks of tooth decay and gum disease, as well as the need for restorative dental care to address them. By contrast,… Read more »

Is An Oral Examination Important? Take This Quiz

Have you ever wondered if there’s some sort of secret formula to follow to keep you out of our chair for restorative dentistry? Perhaps you are curious about ways to avoid oral pathology – or the need for oral disease care – but you assume everyone’s mouth is simply something that evolves based on heredity…. Read more »

FAQs: What Happens During an Oral Examination?

The first step towards treating your smile is an oral examination. We perform a checkup to assess the health and stability of your smile. From there, we can provide the necessary treatment to improve your overall dental health. What happens during an oral examination?