{"@context":"https://schema.org","@type":"FAQPage","mainEntity":[{"@type":"Question","name":"What is oral pathology?","acceptedAnswer":{"@type":"Answer","text":"Oral pathology is the study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases in the mouth, jaw, and neck. It is important because we can often tell how healthy a person is by the health of their mouth. If you have unusual lesions or bumps in your mouth, it may indicate oral problems like cancer or health problems in the rest of your body."}},{"@type":"Question","name":"How can oral pathology help me?","acceptedAnswer":{"@type":"Answer","text":"The earlier we can catch and treat oral diseases, the greater the chances of a successful outcome. In particular, oral cancer has a much better outcome the earlier it is treated. In addition, diagnosing oral health problems can help your medical professionals find hidden health problems elsewhere in your body."}},{"@type":"Question","name":"Who performs oral pathology?","acceptedAnswer":{"@type":"Answer","text":"Oral pathology is a combined effort by Dr. Bobier and our lab partner. If we see a suspicious lesion or patch in your mouth, we’ll most likely take a biopsy to send to the lab. A lab technician will analyze the sample and send us a report. If any problems are revealed, Dr. Bobier will then recommend treatment based on the findings. "}}]}