Our Specialties – Biopsy
Throughout the medical field, a biopsy is simply the removal of a tissue sample to determine if it is a disease. In dentistry, teeth and gums are sent for biopsy. The role of a biopsy in the dental industry is to diagnose oral cancer. In these instances, a brush biopsy is used to identify oral lesions that warrant further attention.
If you have unexplained lesions in your mouth, they need to be examined by a dentist. They may or may not be cancerous, but they need medical attention nonetheless.
This technique collects cells from the deeper layers of the mucus membrane of the mouth. The procedure involves minimal pain and bleeding. Early detection can significantly improve survival rates in patients. Such patients require less extensive surgical procedures than patients with late-stage lesions.