A biopsy is the removal of tissue for pathological (disease) analysis. Determining the type of unwanted tissue gives peace of mind and helps in treatment decisions. Commonly a biopsy can be accomplished with the VersaWave laser to decrease pain and speed healing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If we determine that a biopsy is needed, it will be sent to The University of Tennessee Health Science Center for testing.

If you would like more information on Oral Pathology, please visit our section about oral pathology.

What are The Alternatives to a biopsy?

An alternative to a biopsy and to help in cancer detection, we can use the identafi 3000
ultra cancer detection device.