Salivary Gland Disorders
Salivary gland disorders comprise a numerous range of conditions that may include recurrent infections, tumors, stones, floor of mouth cysts (ranulas), dry mouth, and hypersallvation (drooling). Our physicians are expertly trained in diagnosing and treating all of these conditions. In office removal of salivary stones is offered as well as outpatient surgical procedures to remove benign and malignant major salivary gland (parotid, submandibular, and sublingual) tumors. For salivary gland cancers, neck dissection may also be performed when required to treat spread to lymph nodes. Our physicians employ the most advanced techniques in surgical nerve monitoring as deemed appropriate with excellent success rates and patient satisfaction. Lip biopsies to diagnose Sjogren’s disease are also performed as well as treatment and diagnosis of recurrent salivary gland infections.