Bramalea Periodontics - Dr. Dina Lebowitz
Bramalea Periodontics - Dr. Dina Lebowitz

490 Bramalea Road, Suite 305, Brampton, Ontario
Mon - Wed: 9am - 5pm, Thu: 10am - 6pm

905-497-GUMS (4867)


A biopsy is a test whereby tissue, with a questionable appearance, is removed and sent to a pathologist to assess for anything unusual and provide a definitive diagnosis.  The diagnosis will help determine final treatment options.

Reasons for Procedure

  • Infection
  • Swelling
  • Growth
  • Area of unusual contour and colour

It is performed to find out more about a potential problem. 

It is essential if there is any suspicion of cancer. It is a surgical procedure performed under local anaesthetic by a skilled general dentist or dental specialist. 

Everyone should experience the benefits of great gums. But with gum disease affecting 7 out of 10 Canadians, not many of us do.

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