Oral Biology and Pathology
Oral biology and oral pathology are fields of specialized dental research concerned with the study of the mouth and oral diseases. Oral biology refers to the study of the mouth and related tissues while oral pathology is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases that affect the mouth and oral tissues. An oral pathologist investigates the causes of diseases influencing or modifying oral structures such as teeth, lips, cheeks, jaws, portions of the face and neck. Oral pathologists perform biopsy dissection and then do a microscopic analysis of biopsy samples using stains. Oral biology and pathology are of a wide variety and play an important role in the day to day life.