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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 - A Three Continent Perspective

Patient Stories

Dr. Sharon Elad, D.M.D.

Dr. Sharon EladWith more than 15 years’ experience in Oral Medicine, Dr. Sharon Elad is the Chair of the Oral Medicine Division. She is a Professor of Dentistry and a faculty member with privileges at Strong Memorial Hospital and URMC.

Dr. Elad is the Secretary of the International Society of Oral Oncology and is invited to speak and consult around the world related to this specialized area of dentistry.