Oral Medicine is the specialty of dentistry responsible for the oral health care of medically complex patients and for the diagnosis and management of medically related diseases, disorders or conditions affecting the oral and maxillofacial region.
REASONS TO CONSULT AN ORAL MEDICINE SPECIALIST
- Advanced training in an intense interdisciplinary environment with a multimodal diagnostic and management approach.
- Specialized expertise: On average Oral Medicine Specialist manages over 50 patients a week, while these conditions rarely present in general dental or medical practices. Applying focused expertise facilitates improved outcomes.
- Advanced procedures: It is more important to follow the steps in how we deliver our diagnostic and managed care plans. Oral Medicine specialist uses the essential tools and techniques for diagnostic purposes. https://inoralhealth.com/advanced-procedures/
Dr. Jaisri R. Thoppay graduated Dental school in 1998. Dr. Thoppay has completed a residency in Oral Medicine as well as a fellowship in Interdisciplinary Geriatrics at the University of Pennsylvania and is a Diplomate of American Board of Oral Medicine and board eligible for American Board of Orofacial Pain. Dr. Thoppay has extensive experience in clinical dentistry with a special focus on managing medically complex dental patients and orofacial diseases. As faculty at dental schools in the US and abroad she is actively involved in teaching and has conducted clinical research in dentistry. Dr. Thoppay is interested in clinical research areas about oral cancer care, salivary diagnostics, dry mouth, burning mouth, temporomandibular joint disorder, and Sjogren’s Syndrome patients. She has lectured nationally and internationally, authored peer-review publications and book chapters. Dr. Thoppay holds memberships in national and international academies and societies and keeps her knowledge updated with current evidence-base and best practices.Read More