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Diagnosis, Management, and Dental Considerations for the Diabetic Patient

Patients with poor glycemic control are more prone to oral manifestations of diabetes, including periodontal disease, salivary gland dysfunction, halitosis, burning mouth sensation, delayed wound healing and increased susceptibility to infections. Diabetic patients are also at risk of experiencing an intraoperative diabetic emergency in the dental office. People with DM are also more prone to …

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Oral Submucous Fibrosis

Oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF) is an oral precancerous condition characterized by inflammation and progressive fibrosis of the submucosal tissues resulting in marked rigidity and trismus. Causes: Areca nut (betel nut) chewing is one of the most common causes of OMSF which contains tannins (11%-12%) and alkaloids such as arecoline, arecaidine, guvacine, and guvacoline (0.15%-0.67%). Out …

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ORAL MUCORMYCOSIS :

It is a type of fungal infection, also known as Black fungus. It is observed mainly in elderly immunocompromised patients. It is important to get treatment, if left untreated MUCORMYCOSIS can be fatal. Although this condition involves the maxilla, it may also manifest in any part of the oral cavity based on the source of …

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Post COVID19 Oral Complications:

With the emergence of Covid19 pandemic  caused by  the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (Sars -Cov- 2 ) ,insights in to the relationship between Sars-Cov-2 and oral diseases are  urgently needed to elucidate the oral manifestations of coronavirus disease. Gingival inflammation: Bleeding and inflammation in oral tissue have been suggested to be a result …

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DENTAL BLEACHING

It is the process of lightening the color of the teeth. Bleaching is often desirable when teeth become yellowed over time for a number of reasons, and can be achieved by changing the intrinsic or extrinsic color of teeth. Hydrogen peroxide is the most commonly used active ingredient in dental bleaching. Tooth discoloration and staining …

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Dental problems in women after menopause

Menopause is a huge change in a woman’s life and a woman’s mouth including altered taste, burning sensations in your mouth, and increased sensitivity. . Still there are two critical changes to be aware of bone loss and dry mouth.Menopause is one of the risk factors of periodontal disease. Declining estrogen levels not only leads …

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