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Oral Medicine

Oral Medicine addresses diseases and conditions affecting the mouth. This profession is a bridge between dentistry and medicine, providing non-surgical treatments.

If you suffer from any of the following diseases or conditions, you may benefit from a consultation:

  • Ulcers, color changes, bumps
  • Dry mouth and salivary gland disorders
  • Oral complications from cancer treatment
  • Infections in the mouth
  • Gum enlargement
  • Canker sore outbreaks
  • Burning mouth
  • Many other oral diseases

Oral Cancer Screenings: Call  (585) 273-3833 for an appointment.

Fees and Insurance

  • Oral Medicine is covered by BC/BS and MVP insurances.
  • Self-pay is accepted.
  • Please call (585) 273-3833 for questions regarding other insurances.

Oral Medicine Activities and Initiatives

Oral Medicine Conference - Research, Clinical Application and Beyond

Patient Stories

      Dr. Sharon Elad    Dr Elad


Sharon Elad, DMD, MSc, is a Professor of Dentistry at the University of Rochester, where she is Chair of the Division of Oral Medicine at the Eastman Institute for Oral Health (EIOH), and a Principal Consultant for Hospital Dentistry at University of Rochester Medical Center.

Dr. Elad runs Oral Medicine services which are focused on the diagnosis and non-surgical management of medically-related disorders or conditions affecting the oral and maxillofacial region.

Throughout her career Dr. Elad has been elected to several national and international leading roles. Currently, she is the Chair of the Oral Care Study Group of MASCC/ISOO. She is extensively published in the field of oral medicine and oncology, and active in international research collaborations.