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Dr Lee Masoud | Biopsy in Whitby

Dr. Lee Masoud
Dr. Emad Girgis
& Assoc.

 
Two Locations to Serve You!
150 Taunton Rd. W. Unit E-3
Whitby, ON. L1R 3H8

905.655.1500
dentistryontaunton@bellnet.ca


1949 Ravenscroft Road Unit F-2
Ajax, Ontario L1T 0K4

905.424.7772
dentistryontauntonajax@bellnet.ca

Biopsy
 

Throughout the medical field, a biopsy is simply the removal of a tissue sample to determine if it is diseases. In dentistry, teeth and gums are sent for biopsy. The role of a biopsy in the dental industry is to diagnose oral cancer. In these instances, a brush biopsy is used to identify oral lesions that warrant further attention.

If you have unexplained lesions in your mouth, they need to be examined by a dentist. They may or may not be cancerous, but they need medical attention nonetheless.