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Oral Pathology

What is Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology?
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology is the dental specialty that deals with the nature, identification, and management of diseases affecting the oral and maxillofacial area.

It is a science that investigates the causes, processes and effects of these diseases. The practice of oral pathology includes research and diagnosis of diseases using clinical, radiographic, microscopic, biochemical or other examinations.

Contact Information

NPDS - Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Naval Medical Leader and Professional Development Command
Naval Postgraduate Dental School
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Building 1, Floor 4
Naval Support Activity-Bethesda
Main: 301-295-0404
DSN: 295-0404
FAX: 301-295-1216

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