Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology Specialists


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Oral and Maxillofacial pathology is a specialist field of dentistry which focuses on diagnosing diseases of the mouth, jaws and the glands which produce saliva by making use of detailed microscopic studies of affected tissues.

Roles of an Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Specialist

Many specialists in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology work in academic institutions. Their role is to provide a diagnosis of disorders using laboratory equipment and detailed testing and analysis. They will also often consult with specialists in the fields of oral medicine and oral surgery to provided definitive diagnoses and treatment options.

Qualifications of an Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Specialist

  • At least five years training provided by the Royal College of Pathologists
  • Membership of Royal College of Pathologists
  • CCST in Oral Pathology

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