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
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.
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