Oral Pathology

Oral and Maxillo-Facial Pathology is a field that is concerned with the nature, identification and management of diseases affecting the face, jaws and mouth.

This field includes but is not limited to:

  • Developmental/growth defects of the Oral and Maxillo-Facial region
  • Bacterial, viral and fungal infections
  • Benign and malignant lesions of bone and soft tissue
  • Salivary gland diseases
  • Oral/Maxillo-Facial manifestations of systemic diseases
  • Medication related diseases of the jaws