What is Oral Medicine?
Oral Medicine addresses diseases and conditions affecting the mouth. This specialty is a bridge between dentistry and medicine, providing nonsurgical treatments.
UR Medicine's Approach
Our approach is kind, compassionate, and medically oriented. If you suffer from any of the following diseases or conditions, we suggest a consultation:
- Ulcers, color changes, bumps
- Dry mouth and salivary gland disorders
- Oral complications from cancer treatment
- Infections in the mouth
- Gum enlargement and other gum issues
- Canker sore outbreaks
- Burning mouth
- Many other oral diseases, such as lichen planus or graft vs host disease
Oral Medicine Specialist was Key to Relieving Woman's Prolonged Pain
When was the last time you burned your tongue? How it hurts! Now imagine experiencing that pain every hour of every day. For three long years.
Man Finally Gets Relief from EIOH Oral Medicine Specialist
A 24-year-old professional performer woke up one day with red and white patches on his tongue. And soon after he felt pain throughout his mouth. He was on stage in the middle of rehearsal when his lips and palate started burning so badly he had to leave early.
“The pain was unbearable,” recalled Thomas.
What Sets Us Apart?
Our expert clinicians include an officer of the International Society of Oral Oncology who is invited to speak and consult around the world about this specialized area of dentistry.
Each year EIOH hosts an Oral Medicine Conference, bringing experts from around the world to discuss and learn from each other about the latest research and treatment.
Oral Medicine is covered by BC/BS and MVP insurances, and self-pay is accepted.
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