Oral Medicine FAQs

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Do you treat dry mouth?

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Yes. Effective management of this common complaint requires identifying the underlying causative factors. These include ailments such as Sjorgens Syndrome, side effects of medications as well as behaviors and habits of an individual.

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Do you treat burning mouth?

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Yes. Treatment of burning mouth requires an exhaustive diagnostic process to uncover the various causative factors that are creating the symptoms. The solution to this problem may involve an array of treatment strategies.

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Do you perform biopsies?

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Yes. Biopsies of areas of the mouth that do not appear normal are important in identifying the exact condition and, thereby, directing the proper treatment.

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Do you treat sores and blisters?

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Yes. Treatment of any abnormality of the tissue lining the mouth begins by determining the cause. This is the basis for treating canker sores, cold sores, blisters, herpes in order to distinguish them from a more serious condition such as cancer.