Difference between revisions of "Dental problems"

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== Odontogenic Infections ==
 
== Odontogenic Infections ==
 
#[[Dental Caries (Pulpitis)]]
 
#[[Dental Caries (Pulpitis)]]
 
 
#[[Periapical Abcess]]
 
#[[Periapical Abcess]]
 
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#[[Trench Mouth (Acute Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis)]]
=== [[Trench Mouth (Acute Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis)]] ===
 
====Background====
 
#Severe gingival disease
 
#Must distinguish from herpes gingivostomatitis
 
##Herpes has more systemic signs, less bleeding, lack of interdental papilla involvement
 
#Associated with immunosuppression, especially HIV
 
====Clinical Features====
 
#Triad of:
 
##Pain
 
##Ulcerated or "punched out" interdental papillae
 
##Gingival bleeding
 
#Secondary signs:
 
##Fetid breath
 
##"Wooden teeth" feeling
 
##Teeth mobility
 
##Fever
 
##Malaise
 
====Treatment====
 
#Chlorhexidine 0.01% oral rinse BID
 
#Metronidazole 500mg PO TID
 
#Dental debridement and scaling
 
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==

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