2: Patient with Asthma

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Case 2Patient with Asthma CASE STORY A 27‐year‐old female presents for an in‐office dental whitening appointment. Her last recare appointment was three months ago and, at that time, her oral…

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1: Plaque‐Induced Gingivitis

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Case 1Plaque‐Induced Gingivitis CASE STORY A 20‐year‐old Caucasian male presents for treatment. His chief complaint is “My gums bleed when I brush and it hurts to floss.” He has not…

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1: Infection Control

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Case 1Infection Control CASE STORY A 61‐year‐old female, presented with a chief complaint of: “I am here for my regular check‐up. I am very concerned with how you clean your…

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3: Drug‐Induced Gingivitis

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Case 3Drug‐Induced Gingivitis CASE STORY There are multiple cases in which drug‐induced gingivitis may occur. According to the American Academy of Periodontology there are an increasing number of medications that…

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6: Periodontal Exam

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Case 6Periodontal Exam Introduction The periodontium comprises the gingiva, periodontal ligament, alveolar bone, and the cementum. It provides support to the teeth, keeping them anchored in the maxilla and mandible….

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