ORAL PATHOLOGY: (3rd Year – APPLIED/CLINICAL SCIENCE)
Oral and maxillofacial pathology also sometimes termed oral pathology, is a specialty involved with the diagnosis and study of the causes and effects of diseases affecting the oral and maxillofacial regions (i.e. the mouth, the jaws and the face). It can be considered a specialty of dentistry and pathology. Oral pathology is a closely allied specialty with oral and maxillofacial surgery, oral surgery and oral medicine.