Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

The UTHealth Houston Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Service is located at the School of Dentistry in Houston, TX. We are a CLIA certified, comprehensive histopathology laboratory offering tissue biopsy processing and diagnostic services for specimens from the oral cavity and surrounding structures.

Three pathologists, who are all diplomates of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and who have expertise in all aspects of oral and maxillofacial pathology, staff the Diagnostic and Biomedical Sciences department. They also have specialized experience in jaw bone diseases, pediatric oral pathology, oral manifestations of HIV infection, and oral cancer and its precursors.

The Histology laboratory is staffed by qualified and board-certified histology personnel with over 40 years of combined histology experience with specialization in decalcification procedures.

UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston strives to provide you and your patients with a comprehensive and expert diagnosis of oral specimens. Since 1958, we have remained a trusted source for oral pathology services.