Mouth Presentation


Mouth Presentation

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  1. Possible Diagnosis 1: Gingivitis

    Slide 1 - Possible Diagnosis 1: Gingivitis

    • 55 year old man with bleeding gums and inflamed oral cavity, along with bad breath and tooth pain.
    • Diagnosis: Gingivitis- A form of gum disease that causes inflammation of the gums. Gum disease is in a general sense, an infection of the tissue surrounding your teeth.
    • Why?
    • Primary signs of Gingivitis include bleeding gums, tooth pain, bad breath, and sometimes an inflamed oral cavity.
    • Treatment-
    • Give instruction of effective teeth brushing.
    • Give a deep clean (this cleaning- if done right- usually can make the gingivitis stop.)
    • Fix crowns and remedy cavities.
    • If bad enough, prescribe antibiotics such as chlorhexidine gluconate or sodium fluoride.
    • Use “Scaling”, which is a process that gets rid of most of the tartar and plaque build up.
  2. Possible Diagnosis 2: Tooth Abscess

    Slide 2 - Possible Diagnosis 2: Tooth Abscess

    • Diagnosis: Tooth Abscess
    • What is it?
    • Starts with a cavity or a space between the tooth and gums
    • Leads to bacterial invasion
    • The infection will cause swelling
    • It can burst
    • Treatment:
    • Open up and drain the abscess
    • Perform a root canal
    • Pull the affected tooth
    • Prescribe antibiotics (amoxicillin, penicillin, clarithromycin, metronidazole, or clindamycin)
  3. Mouth

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  4. Teeth

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  5. Video

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