Oral Tumors

Diagnosing Oral Tumors in Dogs and Cats

There are a number of different oral tumors in dogs and cats. Early recognition and diagnosis is important to provide the best prognosis. Diagnosis of oral growths involves imaging with dental radiographs and cone beam CT as well as obtaining a biopsy sample from the growth that is submitted to a laboratory for microscopic examination. The results provide the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment options.