feat-img-pathPathology of the head and neck, including intra-oral pathology is not uncommon.  Often times lumps, bumps and/or changes in the color of tissue warrant investigation through biopsy techniques and/or diagnostic imaging which may include plain X-rays, CT scans or even MRIs.  At consultation, an   oral and maxillofacial surgery typically performs a comprehensive head and neck examination and then focuses on the area of concern in order to either order more diagnostic tests or definitively treat the area of concern.