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Gingivosis

Gingivoses


Presentation

  • Covering pathologic conditions by clinical appearance, Oral Pathology: Clinical Pathologic Correlations, 6th Edition uses an atlas-style format to help you identify, diagnose, and plan treatment for oral disease presentations.[books.google.de]
  • There is a middle ground for some who think gingivitis occurs when certain factors are present in an individual (such as when the gingivitis-causing bacteria are present in an individual with poor dental hygiene, etc.).[medicinenet.com]
  • The purpose of this case report is to present a case of desquamative gingivitis, with its clinical and microscopic features presented along with a brief review of the literature.[ejgd.org]
  • Areas of tissue destruction (necrosis) or ulceration may develop, and fever and halitosis may be present in severe disease . The most common cause of gingivitis is the accumulation of dental plaque on exposed tooth surfaces.[britannica.com]
  • Patients with gingivitis present with: Puffy, dusky red, swollen gums Gums which are tender and bleed easily Foul breath Patients with the more advanced periodontitis may present with: Swollen, tender, receding bright red or purplish gums New spaces between[dermnetnz.org]
Halitosis
  • Halitosis (bad breath) Halitosis is the medical name for bad breath. The most common cause of bad breath is tiny food particles trapped in your teeth and mouth.[healthdirect.gov.au]
  • Areas of tissue destruction (necrosis) or ulceration may develop, and fever and halitosis may be present in severe disease . The most common cause of gingivitis is the accumulation of dental plaque on exposed tooth surfaces.[britannica.com]
  • Halitosis ( bad breath ), in which the breath begins to take on a foul odor, may be present in more severe forms of gingivitis. When Should Someone Seek Medical Care for Gingivitis? For simple gingivitis, work with a dentist.[emedicinehealth.com]
  • Gingivosis is related most commonly to a ) High progesterone b) Low estrogen and testosterone c) Pregnancy d) … Ans: 123.Periodontometer is used for a) Tooth mobility b) Periodontal pocket c) GCF d) Halitosis Ans: a)Tooth mobility 124.[mdsaspirants.blogspot.com]
  • Read more » Bad Breath (Halitosis) Bad breath (also known as halitosis) is breath containing an unpleasant odor. Read more » What are dental crowns and tooth bridges Both crowns and most bridges are fixed prosthetic devices.[colgateprofessional.com]

Workup

Capnocytophaga
  • Bacteria involved in the etiology of gingivitis include specific species of Streptococcus, Fusobacterium, Actinomyces, Veillonella, and Treponema and possibly Bacteroides, Capnocytophaga, and Eikenella.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Treatment

  • Full-color photomicrographs help you identify pathologic elements and provide correct diagnoses and treatment plans. Boxes and tables offer clear, at-a-glance information on the clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment for many conditions.[books.google.de]
  • Treatment is by improved cleaning, with more frequent and longer brushing and… … Medical dictionary desquamative gingivitis — an inflammatory condition characterized by tendency of the surface epithelium of the gingivae to desquamate.[medicine.academic.ru]
  • In some cases the treatment for regular gingivitis can actually make the desquamation worse. Treatments for desquamative gingivitis There are a couple of treatment options that may be offered by your dentist once you have been correctly diagnosed.[periodontaldiseasetreatment.org]

Prognosis

  • Therefore, controlling the risk factors individually will lead to a favorable prognosis in reversing and curing the disease.[emedicinehealth.com]
  • Long term prognosis for the condition is good, however, it is also very common for the condition to re-emerge and require follow up treatments during the first year after the initial treatment.[periodontaldiseasetreatment.org]

Etiology

  • […] gingivosis [ jin″jĭ-vo sis ] a chronic, diffuse inflammation of the gums, with desquamation of the papillary epithelium and mucous membrane. chron·ic des·qua·ma·tive gin·gi·vi·tis a clinical term for a gingival condition of unknown etiology, usually encountered[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • Expanded sections on etiology, treatment, and diagnosis of oral cancer (HPV) describe how subtypes can play an important role in the development and natural history of some head and neck cancers, most notably those arising in the oropharynx.[books.google.de]
  • Bacteria involved in the etiology of gingivitis include specific species of Streptococcus, Fusobacterium, Actinomyces, Veillonella, and Treponema and possibly Bacteroides, Capnocytophaga, and Eikenella.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • McCarthy et al . concluded that a classification based on etiology permits a rational therapeutic approach. Identification of the underlying etiology of desquamative gingivitis originally depended solely on clinical and histologic criteria.[ejgd.org]
  • Etiology Gingivitis can be Plaque induced (due to poor oral hygiene) Non–plaque-induced Almost all gingivitis is plaque induced .[merckmanuals.com]

Epidemiology

  • Epidemiology Frequency United States Frequency is difficult to determine because of the lack of agreement on measurement criteria.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • […] the following is most useful in diffentiating an acute periodontal abscess from pa abscess -type of exhudate- -nature of swelling -intensity of pain -result of periodontal probing 18. which index would u use to access the severity of periodontitis in epidemiological[aippg.net]
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Pathophysiology

  • Pathophysiology The most common type of gingivitis involves the marginal gingiva and is brought on by the accumulation of microbial plaques in persons with inadequate oral hygiene.[emedicine.medscape.com]

Prevention

  • Expanded section on bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws helps you effectively manage patients taking bisphosphonates to prevent bone loss, including information on oral complications, risk factors, and benefits.[books.google.de]
  • Unfortunately, this preventable disease can cause loss of teeth if not treated. Is Gum Disease common? Despite being preventable, gingivitis is quite common. An estimated 3 out of 4 American adults have gingivitis, the earliest form of gum disease.[listerine.com]
  • Recent Examples on the Web While triclosan added to toothpaste has been shown to help prevent gingivitis , there's no evidence that antibacterial soaps and body washes containing triclosan provide any extra benefits, according to the Food and Drug Administration[merriam-webster.com]
  • Good oral hygiene helps prevent bad breath. Certain medical conditions can also cause bad breath. Other factors causing bad breath include strong-flavoured foods, such as garlic and onion, and smoking .[healthdirect.gov.au]
  • Preventive dentistry for the layman in simple terms - how to care for and whiten the teeth and gums and information on preventing or reducing the damage ... www.mizar5.com/ - 26k - Cached - Similar pages -[mizar5.com]

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