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Oral Pathology in Metro Atlanta

At Atlanta Oral & Facial Surgery, we go above and beyond to deliver our patients the comprehensive care they need and deserve. We can help you or your loved one overcome diseases affecting the mouth, jaw, and face through our oral pathology services. We have what it takes to deliver quick and accurate diagnostics, so we can work as swiftly as possible to present treatment options that work best for our patients and their unique conditions. Our team’s knowledge of oral pathology is exceptionally vast, and we can help you no matter the scope of the issue. If you notice a lesion or other growth in or around your mouth, be sure to give us a call right away for diagnosis, management, and treatment. Keep reading to learn more.

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Our Area of Expertise

Specific symptoms can pop up in the mouth and jaw that can let us know something could be wrong. If you find a lump or some other type of abnormal growth in your mouth or along your jaw, reaching out to our professional team is your best bet to safeguarding your overall health. With oral and maxillofacial pathology at the forefront of our expertise, we have four decades-worth of diagnosing and treating mouth and jaw abnormalities and diseases.

What We Treat

Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is a severe condition affecting around 50,000 people in the U.S. every year. Early detection is paramount for optimal treatment, so be sure to let your dentist or doctor know if you notice any growths or sores in your mouth.

Oral Ulcers or Lesions

While some sores within the mouth are harmless and will heal independently within a few days, some ulcers and lesions are more severe and require professional attention. Whether you have one sore or several, our team can take a look and make sure it’s nothing serious, such as oral cancer.

Jaw Misalignment

If you experience stiffness when opening or closing your mouth accompanied by tenderness, swelling, and overall discomfort, we can help. We deliver treatments to make it easier for you to talk, chew, and laugh.

Periodontal Disease

If you allow gingivitis to go untreated, it can eventually lead to periodontal disease. This is a multifactorial condition characterized by inflammation and loss of periodontal tissue support. Whether you require bone grafting treatment or another surgical solution, our surgeons can help.

Macroglossia (Enlarged Tongue)

While some people are born with macroglossia, this condition can develop due to certain cancers or trauma. The severity level may vary, and treatment is mainly dependent on the root cause of the enlargement.

Cleft Palate or Cleft Lip

This is a common congenital condition where the bony plates at the skull base do not close as a baby develops within the womb. We can help correct cleft palate or lip through surgical intervention.

Don’t Wait to Get the Help You Need

Since there’s a wide range of abnormalities and diseases falling under the umbrella of oral and maxillofacial pathology, there are just as many possible warning signs to look out for before visiting. While oral health problems can be a bit stressful, you can relax knowing our seasoned team will be with you every step of the way to ensure definitive diagnosis and a customized treatment plan. We look forward to helping you overcome your condition with our oral pathology services.

Providing Specialty Surgical
Services to Atlanta Since 1980