Dental Management of Patients with Autoimmune Disease
This article discusses the dental management of patients with autoimmune diseases. The article focuses on conditions such as Lupus Erythematosus, Sjögren’s Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Scleroderma.
The Dental Management of Patients with Endocrine Disease
This article discusses the special dental management required for patients with endocrine disorders. The article focuses on a number of these conditions, namely Diabetes mellitus, Diabetes insipidus, Addison disease, Cushing disease, Hyperthyroidism, and Hypothyroidism.
Human Papillomavirus, Men, Oral Sex, and Oral Cancer
This article discusses the recent study conducted by S Syrjanen and colleagues from multiple departments of Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology. The study indicated an association between oral cancer (squamous cell carcinoma) and other potentially malignant disorders such as oral leukoplakia, oral lichen planus, and epithelial dysplasia with the human papillomavirus.
Periodontal disease associated with implants (peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis) is now understood to be primarily the result of microbial growth dynamics as well as host cellular and molecular mechanisms that may be coupled with other exposures such as disease (diabetes, for example), female sex hormones, xerostomia, bruxism, smoking, and poor oral hygiene. This article discusses Xylitol and its potential advantages for treating periodontitis and peri-implantitis.
This white paper discusses oral cancer. It includes details on its prevalence, risk factors, clinical signs, diagnosis and differential diagnosis, in addition to prevention and treatment.