Oral Medicine

The UNC Hospitals Oral Medicine Clinic’s mission is to serve medically compromised patients. We see patients referred by other physicians and use our clinical expertise to provide excellent oral care despite their other health and medical issues.

Oral Medicine Clinic

The Oral Medicine Clinic is located within the hospital with trained staff who provide care to medically compromised patients and can bill medically to private insurance as well as Medicare and Medicaid.

Meeting a Critical Need

We are experienced in providing care for patients with several conditions, including:

  • Dental clearances for radiation, bone modifying agents, BMT, solid organ transplants, cardiothoracic surgeries, orthopedic surgeries etc.
  • Oral mucosal diseases – e.g., oral lichen planus, pemphigus, pemphigoid, aphthous ulcers, etc.
  • Oral Manifestations of systemic diseases – e.g., autoimmune diseases, endocrine disorders, GI disorders, hematinic deficiencies
  • Oral fungal, bacterial, and viral infections
  • Dry mouth, burning mouth, dysgeusia, dysphagia due to dryness
  • Oral complications of head and neck cancer therapy – e.g., oral mucositis, ORN, MRONJ, etc.
  • Management of non-odontogenic orofacial pain – e.g., trigeminal neuralgia, neuropathic pain, TMD
  • Tests: Oral biopsies including minor salivary gland biopsy for diagnosis of Sjogren’s Syndrome, Schirmer’s Test, Sialometry, Fungal swab,
  • Extractions, Alveoloplasty, Oral Biopsies, Trigger Point Injections, and Intralesional Steroid Therapy


If you are interested in referring a patient to the UNC Hospitals Oral Medicine Clinic, please complete the oral medicine referral form for non-tooth related oral needs. If you have questions, do not hesitate to contact us at 984-215-6810. Our hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Meet Our Oral Medicine Specialists

Iquebal Hasan posing for a headshot wearing a tan suit and tie

Iquebal Hasan