Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology


Oral & maxillofacial pathology is defined by the American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology as the specialty of dentistry & pathology which deals with the nature, identification, & management of diseases affecting the oral & maxillofacial regions.  It is a science that investigates the causes, processes, & effects of these diseases.

The practice of oral & maxillofacial pathology includes research, diagnosis of diseases using clinical, radiographic, microscopic, biochemical or other examinations, & management of patients.


Susan L. Zunt, DDS, MS, Chair

Paul C. Edwards, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C)

Lawrence I. Goldblatt, DDS, MSD, Dean Emeritus

Alan R. Gould, DDS, MS

Mythily Srinivasan, BDS, MDS, PhD

Charles E. Tomich, DDS, MSD, Emeritus




Click here for information about the Oral Pathology Group

Click here for information about The Center for Oral Diagnosis & Treatment

Click here for information about the Salivary Research & Immunomodulation Laboratory