Department of Oral Medicine / Pathology

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General Info

Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology  is the discipline of dentistry concerned with the oral health care of medically complex patients--including the diagnosis and management of medical conditions that affect the oral and maxillofacial region. Furthermore Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology  represents the dental specialty that not only identifies and manages diseases affecting the oral and maxillofacial regions but in the same time, investigates the causes, processes and effects of these diseases. The Department of Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology deals with  patients whose underlying medical condition affect oral health and delivery of dental care. Our staff collaborate with other dental and medical professionals to advance oral health care.


Our Mission

The Dept of Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology has a unique mission in patient care, teaching and research involving diagnosis and management of diseases of the orofacial complex and systemic and behavioral disorders that impact oral health, including:

  • Oral cancer
  • Precancerous diseases and conditions
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Oral manifestations of systemic diseases
  •  Salivary gland diseases
  • Salivary gland  neoplasms
  • Oral compications of head and neck cancer radiotherapy and chemotherapy
  • Granulomatous disease of the mouth
  • Mucosal diseases
  • Pigmentary conditions of the oral mucosa
  • Facial pain and burning mouth symptoms requiring medical management
  • Halitosis
  • Allergies and adverse reactions to dental materials
  • Allergies and adverse reactions to pharmacotherapy
  • Mucosal manifestations of HIV infection.
  • Infectious diseases


Our values

  • Excellence and integrity in all areas of our mission : patient care, teaching, and research.
  • Education of students and professionals in the delivery of clinical care guided by evidence-based patient care principles.
  • Diversity of viewpoints among our School, staff and students.
  • Collaboration with colleagues in the School, the University and in the whole scientific community, nationally and internationally.
  • Compassion for patients, students and colleagues.