In this part of the introductory series about the basic principles of oral surgery Markus Troeltzsch, DMD, MD, talks about mucosa pathologies and inflammatory lesions. Dr. Tröltzsch teaches when and how to do biopsies for the correct diagnosis of the mucosa pathology.
He gives practical advice how to diagnose abscesses correctly and where the red flags are. He discusses the decision when to do an incision and when to treat the patient better conservatively. If the decision is incision Dr. Tröltzsch explains how to do this best.