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Oral pathology, also known in the United States
of America as oral and maxillofacial pathology is the specialty
of dentistry and pathology which 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, diagnosis of diseases using clinical, radiographic,
microscopic, biochemical or other examinations, and in many
instances the management of patients.