INTRODUCTION TO ORAL MEDICINE

Our Oral Diagnosis

Oral Medicine includes the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of conditions which affect the mouth, head and neck. Any of the below conditions may be related to medical illness or medications. To obtain the proper diagnosis, a biopsy, a culture or blood studies might be appropriate. In some cases, a consultation with your physician or a referral to a medical specialist to complete the evaluation and implement an effective treatment will be necessary.

For more information, contact our Livingston NJ office or our Clark NJ office today!

Dr. Eskow may be of assistance to you if you suffer from any of the following conditions:

  • Lesions or other abnormalities of the inside surfaces of the mouth
  • Salivary gland dysfunction, dry mouth
  • Facial, head and neck pain, including what is popularly known as TMJ/TMD (restricted opening of the mouth, joint pain and/or noise upon opening/closing of the mouth), frequent headaches
  • Altered taste, smell and sensation
  • Burning mouth syndrome
  • Facial and trigeminal neuralgias
  • Oral complications from cancer treatment
  • Viral, bacterial and fungal infections
  • Canker sores/cold sores
  • Bad breath
  • Lichen planus
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pemphigus
  • Candidiasis/thrush
  • Herpes
  • Sjogren’s syndrome
  • Geographic tongue
  • Hairy tongue
  • Mucositis
  • Varicella zoster (Shingles)
  • Apthous ulcers
  • Osteonecrosis of the jaw
  • Chelitis
  • Erythema multiforme

For more information, call our Livingston NJ office at Robert N. Eskow Phone Number 973-992-9000, or our Clark NJ office at 732-499-0200!