Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology – Find an Dentist Near Me

Oral health is extremely important and is not generally given the attention it requires. Aside from occasion visits to the dentist most people don’t look at other ways they can maintain their oral healthcare. Now WELU has collated the UK’s biggest public database of dental professions, over 30,000. Now you can choose the correct dental professional near you; choose from over 4000 dental clinics in over 3000 locations.

Top UK Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Dentists

Dr. Philip Sloan

Oral Medicine, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

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School Of Dental Sciences

Newcastle University
Framlington Place
Newcastle Upon Tyne NE2 4BW

Dr. Conrad Robinson

Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

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School Of Dental Sciences

Newcastle University
Framlington Place
Newcastle Upon Tyne NE2 4BW

Dr. Asterios Triantafyllou

Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

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School Of Dentistry University Of Liverpool

Pembroke Place
Liverpool L3 5PS

Dr. Miranda Pring

Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

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Bristol Dental Hospital

Lower Maudlin Street
Bristol BS1 2LY

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What is Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology?

Unlike oral and maxillofacial radiology, oral and maxillofacial pathology commonly refers to the diseases and aliments of the mouth (oral) and jaw (maxillofacial); but can also apply to other areas surrounding the mouth and jaw; including but not limited to the facial muscles, salivary glandand the temporomandibular joint.

What does an Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Dentist Do?

An Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology specialist dentistis tasked examining and identifying diseases that affect the mouth, jaw and the surround regions. By having knowledge in both dentistry and pathology anoral and maxillofacial pathology specialist will be able to tell you if you are suffering from any disease based irregularities and how you can prevent them.There are many mouth and dental diseases and ailments that can affect the oral and maxillofacial areas, including but not limited to:

Congenital Pathologies

  • Torus Palatinus
  • Stafne Defect
  • Eagle Syndrome
  • Malocclusion
  • Cleft Lip And Palate
  • Macroglossia
  • Torus Mandibularis
  • Ankyloglossia

Bacterial Pathologies

  • Periodontitis
  • Scarlet fever
  • Gingivitis

Viral, Fungal and Idiopathic Pathologies

  • Mumps
  • Herpes simplex
  • Oral candidiasis
  • Burning mouth syndrome
  • Geographic tongue
  • Migratory stomatitis
  • Aphthous stomatitis

How do I know if I need an Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology specialist?

If you feel any discomfort in your mouth or with your jaw, it is worth contacting an oral and maxillofacial pathology dental specialist, in most cases what you may feel will be something insignificant but it is recommended you get yourself check just in case. If you experience anything majorly wrong with your mouth or jaw and feel you may be suffering from a disease contact an oral and maxillofacial pathology specialist immediately. Symptoms to look out for are: bleeding of the gums, serve pain or discomfort and loss of functionality with either your jaw and/or your mouth.

Use WELU to find your nearest oral and maxillofacial pathologydental professional and see how you can prevent mouth disease.