The Oral Pathology (or dentistry) is the branch of Dentistry aims at the prevention, diagnosis and preparation of the treatment plan of infectious diseases affecting the soft tissues of the oral cavity, the mucosa and the tissues of perioral regions. The Oral Pathology deals with the rehabilitation phase from immune diseases (stomatitis, fungal infections) and autoimmune (lichen, lupus, aphthous ulceration) as well as those neoplastic (cancer) related to oral and perioral tissues.
The areas of action of the Oral Pathology
The areas of Oral Pathology treatment is monitoring of neoplastic diseases, pharmacological support therapy (with potential drug interactions between medical care such as osteoporosis and bisphosphonates), surgical excision of the lesions generic and those triggered by the change from bad habits life (smoking, alcohol and bad practices in general). All actions that can increase the risk factors for development of oral diseases.
The tumors of the oral cavity
The oral cancer can have very different origins. In their benign or malignant tumors involvement can affect the salivary glands, soft tissues, or be associated with abnormalities that affect nerves and cells.
Prevention is the key
A healthy lifestyle is our primary value, Andrisani Studio makes education and oral culture of the first line of his medical action. A diet rich in fruits and vegetables, the reduction and elimination of bad habits (such as smoking and consumption of spirits) in addition to regular dental visits, especially after 40 years of age, have a bounden duty for those who self-care.
Frequently asked questions about Oral Pathology
It is a malignant neoplastic process that affects the area of the oral cavity. In particular language, the lining of the cheek, saliva glands, lips, gums and mouth floor. Although there is no pre-determined causes it can be favored by the bad practices of life (such as alcohol, smoking, infections and excessive exposure to sunlight).
Symptoms range from persistent sore throat to oral lesions (such as leukoplakia), which however does not automatically lead to tumor development, and which is normally present in the form of plaques and macules areas.
In the first case the mass of tissue that gives rise to inflammation is not of infiltrative or not is transmitted into the surrounding tissues in the body. In the second case, the abnormal cells spread to surrounding tissue cells leading to an exponential spread of inflammation.