Happy Smiles Dental Office | Oral Pathology in South Side Chicago

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HAPPY SMiLES DENTAL OFFiCE

Dr. A.D. Franklin, DDS, FAGD

(773)445-3405


ORAL PATHOLOGY...

AGD Member
Happy Smiles Dental Office in South Side Chicago IL

MICROSCOPIC VIEW OF A TOOTH

 

Oral Pathology is the specialty that identifies and treats diseases of the mouth and maxillofacial region. Diagnosis is completed through radiographic, microscopic, biochemical and other in office examinations. Oral pathologists provide biopsy services for dentists and offer clinical their diagnosis based on their findings. Some of the diseases that Oral pathologists diagnose include mouth and throat cancer (microscopic view in figure # 1) , mumps, salivary gland disorders (microscopic figure # 3), ulcers, Odontogenic Infection, and others.  Biopsies can also be a preventive and mentally reassuring measure to confirm that nothing is wrong at all as seen in figure # 2 (healthy glandular tissue). 

 

Happy Smiles Dental Office in South Side Chicago IL

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Happy Smiles Dental Office in South Side Chicago IL

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Happy Smiles Dental Office in South Side Chicago IL

FIGURE # 3


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