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This initial viral infection clinically manifests itself as fiery red marginal gingiva, with painful, small clusters of vesicles throughout the mouth. This is describes which of the following periodontal diseases?
Primary herpetic gingivostomatitis (PHG)
By far the most common type of periodontal disease is:
Gingivitis associated with dental plaque only
All of the following are common sources for intraoral allergic reactions EXCEPT:
Fluoride embedded in dental floss
Diabetes-associated gingivitis is an example of:
Gingival disease modified by a systemic factor
Acute Gingivitis has a brief duration that is improved with good self-care. Chronic gingivitis lasts a long time and always develops into periodontitis.
The first statement is true: the second is false
A generalized, pronounced overgrowth of the gingival tissue, first seen in the papillae of the anterior sextants is a common clinical characteristic of which of the following periodontal diseases?
Drug-influenced gingival enlargement
A localized, mushroom-shaped gingival mass projecting from the gingival papilla is a common clinical characteristic of which of the following diseases?
A disorder of the mucous membranes due to an allergic reaction or infection that includes swollen lips with extensive crust formation is termed:
Dental clinicians may be the first to suspect a patient may have leukemia because of an unusual odor emanating from the oral cavity. In leukemia, gingival tissuesbecome keratinized and appear pale pink and very thick.
Both statements are false
The dental clinician notes the following clinical signs during the periodontal assessment of a young female teenager:
- A small amount of plaque biofilm present at the gingival margin
- Gingival tissues appear bright red and soft
- Bleeding upon gentle probing
- Gingival margin slightly coronal to the CEJ
- Probing depths of 2 to 3mm
- An inflammatory response that seems exaggerated given the small amount of plaque biofilm
Which of the following types of periodontal disease should the hygienist suspect for this patient:
Gingival disease associated with endocrine system and fluctuations in sex hormones
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