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s谩bado, 31 de julio de 2021

How to Treat Tonsil Stones

Tonsil Stones

Tonsil stones are calcifications of various sizes that are deposited on the tonsils. They are yellowish-white, with a bad smell and are made up of food debris and dead cells.

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The presence of the tonsil stone causes bad breath, and when they are large it causes discomfort when swallowing food.

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We share an interesting video that explains what tonsil stones are and the best alternative to remove them from the tonsils.

Tonsil Stones



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viernes, 23 de julio de 2021

Riga Fede Disease Treatment: Case Report

Riga Fede Disease

Riga Fede disease is an ulcer that appears on the ventral aspect of the tongue of newborn babies or infants with natal or neonatal teeth. These ulcers are painful and are involved in feeding babies.

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The presence of natal or neonatal teeth are not common, and usually appear in the lower jaw at the level of the central incisors. The intervention of the pediatric dentist is necessary for the evaluation and adequate treatment.

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We share an article that presents the case of a 20-day-old baby whose feeding was affected by a 5 x 8 mm ulcer on the tongue.

DENTAL ANESTHESIA


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Alahmari, A. (2017). Management of Riga-Fede disease: A Case Report. Dentistry 3000, 7, 1-3.

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mi茅rcoles, 7 de julio de 2021

What are Oral Potentially Malignant Disorders?

Oral Medicine

Oral Potentially Malignant Disorders are known as lesions that appear in the oral cavity and present a danger of possible malignant neoplasms in the future. The incidence of this type of injury is increasing, and is related to external factors.

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Early detection is recommended in these cases, in this way we prevent neoplasms from developing and increase the possibility of successful treatment.

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We share an interesting video from the Hack Dentistry channel that explains in detail what potentially malignant oral disorders are and what type of injuries to take into account.



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jueves, 1 de julio de 2021

05 diseases that manifest in the oral cavity

Oral Medicine

The oral cavity is the setting chosen for some diseases to manifest themselves, and this time 05 diseases that usually show early signs in the oral cavity will be addressed.

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Some of these diseases are leukemia, anemia and diabetes, among others. It is important to know what these signs are in order to identify and treat them in time.

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We share an interesting video by Dr. Joseph Nemeth, who explains which are the 05 diseases that show early signs in the oral cavity.



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domingo, 23 de mayo de 2021

Tooth development (Odontogenesis): 3D animated video

Embryology

Odontogenesis is the process of formation and development of teeth, it consists of 4 phases: dental lamina, bud, cap and bell. This process begins in the sixth week of embryonic development.

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The buds or shoots appear in each jaw (upper and lower) and they are responsible for forming the enamel.

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We share an interesting 3D animated video of the odontogenesis process, where we can observe the formation of the dental crown.



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martes, 20 de abril de 2021

ORAL REHABILITATION of a child with dentinogenesis imperfecta

Oral Rehabilitation

Imperfect dentinogenesis is a developmental disorder of the dentin (histodifferentiation phase), hereditary, is rare and can affect the primary and permanent dentition.

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The tooth has normal-appearing enamel, but being on defective dentin, it tends to fracture easily. For this reason, the professional must know its characteristics for good management.

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We share the clinical case of an oral rehabilitation of a 05-year-old boy with imperfect dentinogenesis. We can see the treatment plan and the excellent result.

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Kelly Maria Silva Moreira / Cibele Aparecida Silva / Rayen Milanao Drugowick / Jos茅 Carlos Pettorossi Imparato / Juliana Braga Reis Oral rehabilitation of a child with dentinogenesis imperfecta – case report RSBO (Online) vol.12 no.3 Joinville Jul./Set. 2015

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viernes, 9 de abril de 2021

What causes jaw pain?

Oral Medicine

Jaw pain is generally caused by a malfunction of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), and is revealed when the patient has pain when chewing or yawning.

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But TMD can have other types of symptoms, such as facial muscle pain, headache, and teeth grinding. It is important to be evaluated in time to avoid more serious consequences.

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We shared a video from the Colgate US YouTube channel, where he explains what a TMJ is and what causes jaw pain.

Oral Medicine


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jueves, 18 de marzo de 2021

Deformity of the tongue in an infant: Riga-Fede disease

Oral Medicine

It is known as Riga-Fede disease to the benign ulcer located in the lingual frenulum or on the ventral aspect of the tongue in most cases. This lesion occurs in newborn babies with natal or neonatal teeth.

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But it can also appear late in babies older than 06 months of age, and it is due to the appearance of the first teeth. A differential diagnosis must be made to rule out any infection or neoplastic lesion.

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We present the case of an 11-month-old girl who presented with an ulceration on her tongue. The diagnosis and the treatment carried out are reported.

Oral Medicine




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Eley, Karen & Watt-Smith, Pauline & Watt-Smith, Stephen. (2010). Deformity of the tongue in an infant: Riga-Fede disease. Paediatrics & child health. 15. 581-2. 10.1093/pch/15.9.581.

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viernes, 12 de marzo de 2021

How do medications affect your oral health?

Oral Medicine

Perhaps not everyone knows it, but drugs can also affect oral health, so it is important that they are prescribed by a health professional. Self-medication can influence general and oral health.

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The dentist must know the adverse reactions that some medications present, in order to identify them and recommend the appropriate treatment.

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We share an article by Dr. Edward Harsini that presents the most common forms of affectation of some medications in the oral cavity.

Oral Medicine


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Souce: azbigmedia.com
Author: DR. EDWARD HARSINI

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jueves, 4 de marzo de 2021

How to Manage a Pediatric Patient with Oral Ulcers

Oral Medicine

Oral ulcers is a circumscribed lesion with a yellowish-white appearance and it is common to find this type of lesion in the oral cavity of a child. These ulcers can be present for different reasons, such as: due to an accident, or when immunity is compromised.

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The symptoms are diverse, it can appear: irritation, itching, even fever and general malaise. Treatment is necessary to prevent these injuries from causing greater discomfort to communicate and eat.

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We share an interesting article on the management of oral ulcers in pediatric patients, where the symptoms and treatments that are required are discussed.

Oral Medicine


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Souce: https://jcda.ca/
Author: Eric T. Stoopler, DMD, FDS RCSEd; Ghada Al Zamel, DDS - J Can Dent Assoc 2014;80:e9

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viernes, 5 de febrero de 2021

How medications can affect your oral health

Oral Medicine

Drugs, including vitamins, can create some alteration in oral health. These alterations are varied, such as bleeding, taste disturbances, and Soft-Tissue Reactions.

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The prescription of drugs must be carried out by the health professional, and he must be aware of the adverse effects they can produce. The dentist must take a complete medical history to establish the patient's medical history.

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We share an article by the ADA on the different manifestations that affect oral health.

Oral Medicine


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Souce: ada.org / JADA Vol. 136 www.ada.org/goto/jada Jun2005

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martes, 2 de febrero de 2021

What Is COVID Tongue? - Know this new symptom of the Coronavirus

Oral Medicine

In a study in patients with coronavirus, a symptom that manifests itself on the tongue was detected, this was called "Covid Tongue". The tongue is characterized by an increase in size and depapilation, in addition to other lesions in the oral cavity.

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The tongue has smooth areas on its surface, and is generally accompanied by loss of taste and burning of the tongue.

We share the video of the Euronews channel, where Professor Tim Spector explains to us in more detail about this manifestation of the coronavirus on the tongue.

Oral Medicine


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domingo, 31 de enero de 2021

Neonatal tooth with Riga-Fede disease affecting breastfeeding: A case report

Neonatal tooth

Neonatal teeth are those that erupt in the first weeks of life, unlike natal teeth that are present in the oral cavity at birth. The presence of these teeth has an impact on breastfeeding and on the baby's oral health.

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Neonatal teeth generate an ulcer in the sublingual region, and it is known as Riga-Fede disease. Breastfeeding is compromised by the discomfort generated by the ulcer.

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We share an article that describes the characteristics of neonatal teeth and their implications for the health and breastfeeding of the baby.

Oral Medicine




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Jamani, N.A., Ardini, Y.D. & Harun, N.A. Neonatal tooth with Riga-Fide disease affecting breastfeeding: a case report. Int Breastfeed J 13, 35 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13006-018-0176-7
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lunes, 18 de enero de 2021

Mouth Breathing: Its Consequences, Diagnosis & Treatment

Pediatric Dentistry

The diagnosis and treatment of the consequences of the mouth respirator must be carried out by a multidisciplinary team early. The pediatric dentist must be prepared to identify the signs and symptoms of this pathology

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Mouth breathing has serious consequences for craniofacial and occlusive development. Mouth breathing patients have a longer face, this is due to the functional adaptation of breathing.

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We share an article that explains in detail what are the consequences, diagnosis and treatment of mouth breathing.

Oral Medicine


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Taru Gupta., et al. “Mouth Breathing-Its Consequences, Diagnosis & Treatment”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 4.5 (2020): 32-41

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Oral breathing: new early treatment protocol

Pediatric Dentistry

Mouth breathing is multifactorial, and its consequences are short and long term, and it is evident in the oral cavity and in general health. Early evaluation and treatment by the pediatric dentistry and pediatrician is necessary.

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The mouth breather is affected cognitively, psychologically and physically. A characteristic sign of the oral respirator is the "adenoid face", which is why most parents attend specialists.

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We share an excellent article that tells us about oral respirators, and the importance of early multidisciplinary treatment (pediatrics - dentistry).

Pediatric Dentistry


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Denotti, G., Ventura, S., Arena, O., & Fortini, A. (2014). Oral breathing: new early treatment protocol. Journal of Pediatric and Neonatal Individualized Medicine (JPNIM), 3(1), e030108. https://doi.org/10.7363/030108

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mi茅rcoles, 2 de diciembre de 2020

Pediatric Facial Swelling - A Guide to Radiologic Diagnosis

Pediatrics

Facial swelling is a common clinical problem in the pediatric population. The origins of facial swelling can vary from congenital to acquired conditions such as infection / inflammatory, benign or malignant conditions involving the soft tissue and/or bone.

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Clinical history and physical manifestations are the most important factors in the evaluation of facial swelling and deciding whether imaging is indicated.

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Recent advances in imaging have led to the increasing use of CT and MRI for evaluation of the underlying causes of facial swelling and the extent of disease, leading to more effective treatment.

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