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Cumming Dentist | Cumming dental care | GA | Biopsy




 

                Scott O. Henderson, D.M.D. • Kenneth R. Wyatt, D.M.D.
                  Deborah Porres, D.M.D. • Robert M. Joiner, D.D.S.

                               285 Elm Street, Suite 200, Cumming, GA  30040
                                 770-887-2915 (Phone)     770-887-0575 (Fax) 
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Biopsy
 

Throughout the medical field, a biopsy is simply the removal of a tissue sample to determine if it is diseases. 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.