Oral Medicine Consultation

In addition to general dentistry, Dr. Parisi offers doctors and patients a unique Oral Medicine and Facial Pain Consultation service. Specifically, her expertise is in the evaluation, diagnosis, management and prevention of oral conditions including mucosal disorders, salivary gland disorders, and oral complications resulting from systemic disease. She is also experienced in diagnosis and management of temporomandibular disorders (TMD), orofacial neuropathic pain, burning mouth, and other types of head and face pain. Dr. Parisi has advanced training in the dental management of patients with medically complex conditions including organ transplant, head and neck radiation, and chemotherapy.

Summary of Oral Medicine Services

  • Diagnosis and management of orofacial pain (pain unrelated to teeth)
  • Oral lesion diagnosis and management (mouth sores or spots appearing in the mouth)
  • Salivary gland dysfunction assessment and management (dry mouth, swellings)
  • Dental assessment and treatment for medically complex patients (organ transplantation, head and neck radiation, chemotherapy, systemic disorders)