Periodontology

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Introduction:

Significance of Oral Medicine.

Oral Diagnosis:

Histology, general health status, oral examination (including lips, oral mucosa, floor of mouth,  teeth, gingiva, occlusion, salivary glands, jaw bones), examination of temporo-mandibular joint,  roentgenological examinations, laboratory aids, analysis. Patient management. Oral aspects of  systemic diseases particularly of cardiovascular diseases.

Disorders of respiratory system, gastrointestinal, liver and kidneys and hormonal disturbances. Oral aspects of puberty, menstruation, pregnancy and menopause. Special considerations for dental treatment of patients suffering from systemic disorders.

Blood disorders and dentist:

Conditions requiring blood examination prior to oral surgery.

Oral soft tissues lesions:

Disorders of teeth and their treatment, diseases of periodontium and their management, diagnosis and treatment of pain in and around oral cavity.

Halitosis:

Causes, diagnosis and therapy.

Disorders of the tongue:

Clinical features, diagnosis and treatment.

Diseases of salivary glands

Management of jaw bones disorders with special reference to the oral aspects of osteodystrophies.

Disorders of Tempor-mandibular joint:

Diagnosis and treatment.

Focal infection:

Significance, diagnosis and management of affected cases. Methods of report writing.

Allergy in Dental Practice:

Diagnosis and treatment of Anaphylactic shock.

Special consideration to the dental problems of children and of senior citizens. Nutrition and Oral Health professional hazards in Dentistry.eatment.