Oral and Dental Conditions

Feb 15, 2002 Issue
Burning Mouth Syndrome [Article]

Burning mouth syndrome is characterized by a burning sensation in the tongue or other oral sites, usually in the absence of clinical and laboratory findings. Affected patients often present with multiple oral complaints, including burning, dryness and taste alterations. Burning mouth complaints are ...

Jul 1, 2000 Issue
Management of Benign Aphthous Ulcers [Article]

Aphthous ulcers are a common and painful problem. Benign aphthae tend to be small (less than 1 cm in diameter) and shallow. Aphthous ulcers that occur in conjunction with symptoms of uveitis, genital ulcerations, conjunctivitis, arthritis, fever or adenopathy should prompt a search for a serious eti...

Jan 15, 2000 Issue
Smell and Taste Disorders: A Primary Care Approach [Article]

Smell and taste disorders are common in the general population, with loss of smell occurring more frequently. Although these disorders can have a substantial impact on quality of life and may represent significant underlying disease, they are often overlooked by the medical community. Patients may h...

Mar 1, 1998 Issue
Common Lesions on the Floor of the Mouth [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

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