In this part of the introductory series about the basic principles of oral surgery Dr. Markus Troeltzsch, DMD, MD, talks about mucosa pathologies and when and how to do biopsies. The inspection of mucosa takes time, but it is of great benefit for the patient. Dr. Markus Tröltzsch introduces five rules to asses the mucosa quite dependable.
As soon as a pathology is discovered you have to decide whether it is possible to wait and see or it is necessary to take the lesion out. If the lesion is too big: take a sample biopsy. Markus Tröltzsch also demonstrates the best technique to take the biopsy and how to train them.