Oral PathologyLee’s Summit, MO
If you need a facial surgeon specialist in Lee’s Summit, call Facial Spectrum at (816) 524-4334. We are conveniently located in the 64086 area and provide oral pathology services. If you are unfamiliar with this term, it allows us to examine, inspect and test for oral cancer. As a facial surgeon in Lee’s Summit, we know how common oral cancer is. In fact, according to the Oral Cancer Foundation, one person dies every hour in the United States from oral cancer. Still, this disease is not widely spoken about, and many people miss the early signs that would allow for them to receive more aggressive treatment.
If you notice that your cheeks have changed color, there are spots, lumps, or rough spots on the interior of your mouth, we recommend that you call and schedule an appointment right away. We can examine you for signs of oral cancer and complete a biopsy by removing a small amount of tissue to be tested for cancerous cells. If cancer is present, you will be referred to an oncologist for further treatment and for your best chance of beating the disease. Our goal is to keep our patients in excellent oral health, and this is one of the most important ways that we do so. We encourage you to take the time for your health and your future by scheduling an appointment for oral pathology if you notice any abnormal changes in your mouth. As a jaw surgeon in Lee’s Summit, we will also look to see if anything appears abnormal when performing corrective jaw surgery or wisdom teeth removal in Lee’s Summit, MO. We will also inspect your mouth prior to performing jawbone grafting in Lee’s Summit or a sinus lift procedure in Lee’s Summit. As a dental implants oral surgeon in Lee’s Summit we will also look for anything out of the ordinary when replacing your teeth. Given the importance of early detection, this cannot be done too frequently.Other ways that we can help you:
If you do not like your appearance, we are a facelift surgeon in Lee’s Summit and can perform a rhinoplasty in Lee’s Summit, MO along with facial liposuction in Lee’s Summit, and a facelift in Lee’s Summit, MO. Those that are interested in improving the appearance of skin can benefit from our laser skin resurfacing or BOTOX® treatment in Lee’s Summit. To learn more about our many services call (816) 524-4334.
Socket preservation graft is a procedure performed by an oral surgeon in an effort to restore missing bone. When a tooth is extracted, the result is usually an empty socket. An empty socket does nothing other than put the entire oral cavity at risk. To remedy this, an oral surgeon will perform a grafting procedure…
If you are about to undergo a tooth extraction, the oral surgeon may suggest a procedure known as socket preservation grafting. When a tooth is lost or extracted, the hole (tooth socket) that once held the tooth roots to the bone remains. This article discusses the reasons that preserving the socket is important.The following are…