The vision for oral and maxillofacial pathology in Jamaica, if planned properly, will lead to a bright future for training oral and maxillofacial pathologists in Jamaica.
Oral and maxillofacial pathology is an important bridging specialty between dentistry and medicine. This branch of dentistry is gaining special interest as a result of increasing number of oral cancer and microbial diseases. The advancements of medicine and basic medical sciences may help in directing the research in dentistry and oral and maxillofacial pathology. This paper highlights the new area and scope for oral and maxillofacial pathology in Jamaica.
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