The lining of your mouth is usually smooth and coral pink in color. Any irregularities could indicate that there is a problem. Oral surgeons are specially trained to evaluate, diagnose, and treat oral pathologies. Hear from some of our patients regarding their positive experience at our practice, and how oral pathology treatment from our team of specialists benefited their lives.
The term oral pathology encompasses all diseases or infections in the mouth, jaws, salivary glands, and facial muscles. Most oral pathologies are not serious and are easily treatable; however, some conditions, such as oral cancer, require immediate treatment to prevent them from developing into more serious problems. If you notice any suspicious symptoms in the mouth or throat, please contact one of our offices in Ashland, KY, or Beckley, Charleston, Huntington, Hurricane (Teays Valley), Kanawha City, or Parkersburg, WV, immediately.
Common signs to watch out for are any changes in the shape, texture, or color of your gums. Oral pathologies do not always present such noticeable symptoms, however, so it’s important to visit the dentist regularly. Dentists are trained to identify oral pathologies in the early stages before they can cause more serious problems.
Our mouths are in constant contact with bacteria, which makes them incredibly susceptible to infection and other disease. Maintaining good oral hygiene, such as regular brushing and flossing, is vital to keeping your mouth and other oral structures healthy. The most common symptoms of oral pathological processes include
If you notice any of these symptoms, please call one of our offices in Ashland, KY, or Beckley, Charleston, Huntington, Hurricane, Kanawha City, or Parkersburg, WV.
Oral pathologies most commonly occur when you do not take good enough care of your mouth. If you do not keep your mouth clean, it’s easy for the bacteria in contact with your mouth to develop into an infection or disease. The most common oral pathologies include the following:
If you notice or are alerted to any symptoms of an oral pathology, please contact one of our offices right away to schedule a consultation. Most oral pathological processes are easily treated when they are detected early. Our oral surgeons are highly qualified to treat even the most severe pathologies. We look forward to meeting you and restoring your smile.