Essentially doctors of the mouth, oral medicine physicians specialize in medical diseases and issues such as mouth ulcers and cancers, salivary gland disorders, TMJ and taste and smell problems.
Oral medicine physicians also often work alongside oral pathologists, who focus on the lab-based diagnosis and treatment of specific diseases around the mouth.
This list is excerpted from the 2020 topDentists™ list, a database that includes listings for dentists and specialists in the Kansas City metro area. The Kansas City list is based on thousands of detailed evaluations of dentists and professionals by their peers. The complete database is available at usatopdentists.com.
UMKC School of Dentistry
650 E. 25th St., KCMO
121 Delaware St., Leavenworth