Using Oral Pathology for Preventive Care in Hattiesburg
Oral pathology is an important aspect of your dental care that too many people overlook. You might mistakenly assume that you are not at risk of oral cancer if you do not smoke, chew tobacco or drink. In reality, cancer can strike anybody, and the best defense is scheduling a screening at The Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Center, P.A. We offer dental and oral medicine services to the community of Hattiesburg, and we are passionate about keeping patients healthy. In addition to performing an examination on your own mouth every month, you should trust us to provide the care you need.
Symptoms of Pathological Issues
- Darkly pigmented spots in mouth
- Difficulty swallowing or chewing food
- Lump found in mouth or lining
- Feeling of mouth lining thickening
- Ulcer or sore that bleeds or does not heal
- Red or white patches in mouth
We can help you treat these and other problems you may have encountered. Your mouth's health is nothing to neglect, so let us provide the treatment you need.
Detecting Health Issues in Laurel & the Pine Belt Area
It is estimated that close to 50,000 people are diagnosed with oral cancer every year. One of the best ways to prevent this is to schedule an oral cancer screening regularly and trust your oral surgeon for your dental health needs. The Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Center, P.A. serves clients throughout the greater Hattiesburg area, including Laurel and the Pine Belt area, by providing pathology services and surgical care. If you are interested in being screened or scheduling an appointment for another concern, please reach out to us at 601-271-2356.