While the exact etiology is unknown, histological examination is needed to confirm a diagnosis of the reactive gingival overgrowth known as peripheral ossifying fibroma.
Newer targeted therapies are being linked with medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw, which underscores the need to stay abreast of its risk factors and etiologies.
Early detection of thyroid nodules is critical in differentiating between malignant and nonmalignant lesions in order to implement appropriate management strategies.
This case report details the radiographic presentation and histologic appearance of intrabony xanthoma, and discusses features that can help distinguish it from more common odontogenic lesions.
These clinical presentations will help providers differentiate oral mucosal lesions that may be malignant or premalignant from benign white lesions.
The ability to properly diagnose desquamative gingivitis will improve outcomes for this patient population.
A practicing periodontist and chair of the periodontics department at the University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Dentistry, Keerthana Satheesh, DDS, MS, shares insights into the use of locally delivered antimicrobials as an adjunct…