Our lips, tongue and the membranes inside our mouth are sensitive. Health problems in these areas impact on quality of life and affect our ability to interact with others.
Skin Care Network’s oral dermatologists provides dedicated support. Consultants who understand the inconvenience, along with the need for clear diagnosis.
Many oral symptoms represent issues which quickly respond to specialist treatment. Making life more comfortable and removing associated problems, such as difficulty communicating, eating, or drinking.
They are vital functions and where more serious medical needs are identified, up to date treatment can help again. To deal with a wide range of conditions and to prevent them developing into more virulent cases.
Alongside some of the best oral dermatologists in London, we offer state of the art facilities, from digital microscopy, to dedicated laboratory analysis. The key is to look beyond identifying the condition and consider the cause.
This may simply be lifestyle choices, an allergic reaction, or relate to family, or personal medical history. There will equally be cases where in depth investigation brings the best solutions.
Mouth ulcers are a good example, often due to temporary, or easily dealt with causes. They can also be symptomatic of vitamin, or iron deficiency, Crohn’s disease, coeliac disease, or related to the immune system.
In the field of children’s dermatology, the same can apply. Mouth ulcers are often due to simple bacterial infection but can at times be caused by viral infections needing speedy treatment.
Simple blisters may be exactly that, or the onset of oral lichen planus. Unusual growths in the mouth can have straightforward explanations but could in a few cases be pre cancerous, or cancerous lesions.
In that case, early diagnosis is critical, although the same applies to all oral dermatology conditions. Seeing a specialist brings peace of mind and effective treatment.
Oral Dermatology Treatment
A core aim of oral dermatology is to resolve painful symptoms, with the removal of blisters, lesions or other visual symptoms another key step. Both are important, although your health is always the primary concern.
Oral issues will often be dealt with just by oral gels, or medication. We still ensure every level of treatment is available to focus on long term health.
The latest, finely controlled laser treatments can be used on areas around the mouth. If specialist microsurgery is required, this is available at Skin Care Network’s London clinic.
A treatment plan formed from in depth diagnosis will also ensure the future is the first consideration. From preventing recurrence of current problems, to the reduction of the risk of oral cancer.
In the rare cases where permanent damage has occured, we have a leading consultant maxillofacial surgeon available, with a special interest in the reconstruction of facial tissue.
A Personal Service
We can’t list all oral symptoms, or treatments on a page and in a way would be wrong to do so. They could mislead, when our firm belief is in the value of specialist care.
Oral dermatology in London, or anywhere on the globe should be led by two factors. The availability of high level skills, knowledge and facilities, along with their application to you, we are all unique.
Personal support is at the heart of our ethos. Delivered by consultants, or support staff who are friendly, responsive and above all, treat each patient with dedicated care.