Oral medicine specialist

What does he do?

He is the dentist who specializes in the diagnosis and primarily nonsurgical treatment of mouth diseases. He also diagnoses and treats patients suffering from chronic facial pain and jaw joint problems.

When should you see an oral medicine specialist?

A suspicious wound, unexplained bleeding, a dry mouth, a burning sensation, presence of a lump, abnormal tongue movement, an ulcer that doesn’t heal: all are examples of conditions encountered for which your dentist or doctor will refer you to an oral medicine specialist.