Status
Active
Code
1223P0106X
Type
Level III Area of Specialization
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
The specialty of dentistry and discipline of pathology that deals with the nature, identification, and management of diseases affecting the oral and maxillofacial regions. It is a science that investigates the causes, processes, and effects of these diseases. The practice of oral and maxillofacial pathology includes research and diagnosis of diseases using clinical, radiographic, microscopic, biochemical, or other examinations. Source: Council on Dental Education and Licensure, American Dental Association