Oral Medicine

Oral Medicine

Oral Medicine services offered in Gulfport, MS

Oral medicine is a highly specialized area of focus to help medically complex patients. At Remedy Clinic, we have the additional specialized training and experience in the diagnosis and management of oral mucosal abnormalities, tempromandibular disorders, facial pain, taste and smell disorders and manifestations of systemic and infectious diseases. Call the practice today to learn more oral medicine, or use the online booking tool for convenience.

Oral Medicine Q & A

What is oral medicine?

Oral medicine is a discipline of dentistry focused on the oral health of medically complex patients. It also includes diagnosing and managing medical conditions that affect your oral and maxillofacial area.

If you have complex medical disorders, your provider at Remedy Clinic has the expertise and experience to give you the compassionate and superior care you need and deserve. Oral medicine may require ongoing nonsurgical management for medically-related oral disease to improve your quality of life.

When is oral medicine necessary?

Your provider at remedy clinic has additional specialized training in oral abnormalities that include:

  • Growths
  • Ulcers
  • Infections
  • Allergies
  • Cancers
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Salivary gland disorders
  • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders
  • Taste and smell disorders
  • Facial pain
  • Burning mouth syndrome (chronic burning in your mouth without obvious cause)
  • Oral leukoplakia (thick, white patches that form on your gums, insides of cheeks, the bottom of your mouth, and your tongue)
  • Candidiasis (fungal infection of the mouth, also called thrush)

If you show any signs of oral health abnormalities, reach out to Remedy Clinic as soon as possible. Early treatment can help manage your condition and get it under control.

What procedures are performed with oral medicine?

When diagnosing and treating oral abnormalities, procedures performed with oral medicine may include:


Biopsies remove tissue or bone specimens to be analyzed for a diagnosis.

Medical management 

Your provider may use topical and systemic medication to treat a wide variety of conditions.

Specialized injections

Oral medicine may use injections in the mouth or face to diagnose certain conditions and administer medication to relieve pain, control inflammation, or provide anesthesia.


Imaging tests, such as X-rays, cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT), MRIs, and other tests like salivary and blood tests may be used for diagnoses.

To learn more about oral medicine and its benefits, call a friendly administrative staff member at Remedy Clinic today. You can also book an appointment using the online feature.