Clinic Case # 1 Dental Fluorosis


24 Year old Hispanic Male, Non smoker. MHX- No allergies, No systemic conditions, not taking any medications

Clinically Patient has not restorations or possible caries present.

Dental fluorosis (also termed mottled enamel) is an extremely common disorder, characterized by hypomineralization of tooth enamel caused by ingestion of excessive fluoride during enamel formation. … In the “mild” form of the disease, these mottled patches can involve up to half of the surface area of the teeth.

If so, you or your child may be among the millions of Americans who now have a condition called dental fluorosis. Fluorosis is a defect of tooth enamel caused by too much fluoride intake during the first 8 years of life. Although fluorosis can be cosmetically treated, the damage to the enamel is permanent.

How to avoid Dental Fluorosis ?

Begin using toothpaste with fluoride when the child is 2 years old. Use toothpaste with fluoride earlier if your child’s doctor or dentist recommends it. Supervise your child’s tooth brushing, encouraging the child to spit out toothpaste rather than swallow it.

Clinic case # 2

23 Year old Male, Non smoker, MHx- No allergies, no systemic conditions, not taking any medications.

Patient has a bad habit of biting his cheeks and lips when he is nervous.

What is a Mucocele?
A Mucocele is a noncanerous cyst -like space in the mouth that contains mucus.

-Lip biting or Trauma

Case # 3

24 Year Old Female presented with Gingivitis. Patient is a non smoker, MHx- No allergies, no systemic conditions, not taking Medications.

OHI: Patient does not brush twice a day, never flosses and does not use any Mouth Rinse. Does not get regular Prophy every six months. States she has not time.

Recommended: Electronic Tooth brush ( Oral-b or Sonicare ), Increase flossing habit &  use Mouth wash twice a day ( Listerine ). 3 Month Trophy Until patient is back to good oral Health.


Whats is Gingivitis ?
Gingivitis is a form of disease that causes inflamed gums.
Inflammation is caused by bacterial growth in the mouth around the tooth and gum line.
Gingivitis is is quite common. An estimated 3 out of 4 people have gingivitis.
-Professional dental cleaning.
-floss, brush and mouth Rinse twice a day.


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