Oral candidiasis is a relatively common infection, which can significantly impact on patient quality of life. While clinicians are aware of the common presentations of candida, we highlight an atypical presentation.
Oral and peri-oral piercings have been well documented to have destructive effects on both the dental hard tissues, and the oral and periodontal soft tissues. This paper presents two case reports, which highlight the effects of such piercings on the gingival tissues and possible treatment options available.
This report highlights the oral manifestations of leukaemia. It illustrates the classification, the signs and symptoms, and the differential diagnoses of leukaemia that are relevant for a dental practitioner. There is also an example of a case report, which highlights some of the intra-oral presentations of acute myeloid leukaemia (AML).
To evaluate evidence on pit and fissure sealants available since the publication: Pit and fissure Sealants: Evidence-based guidance on the use of sealants for the prevention and management of pit and fissure caries (2010) and assess whether there is a need to adapt current practice, considering the Covid-19 pandemic.
The management of the deep carious lesion is a topic of keen interest to the dental profession with many and varied treatment modalities advocated in the scientific literature.
Occlusal dysaesthesia is a clinical disorder characterised by persistent occlusal discomfort in the absence of obvious occlusal discrepancies.
Determining dental students’ and dental hygiene students’ perceptions of eating disorders and their management
There is a need for development within the dental curriculum to improve the teaching and training regarding the diagnosis and management of eating disorders.