Journal of
Dentistry and Oral Hygiene

  • Abbreviation: J. Dent. Oral Hyg.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2472
  • DOI: 10.5897/JDOH
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 137

Table of Content: January 2013; 5(1)

January 2013

A case of recalcitrant oral lichen planus

Oral lichen planus (OLP) is a chronic inflammatory dermatosis of unknown etiology that often involves the mucous membranes. Most of the non-ulcerative type of OLP improved with topical and systemic medications and recurrence is common. Here, a 52-year-old male presented with a 10-year history of persistent, gray-white oral mucosal discoloration and discomfort that had not improved after empiric treatment with topical...

Author(s): Md. Hadiuzzaman, M. Hasibur Rahman and Nazma Parvin Ansari

January 2013

Severe caries: A clinical dilemma

The microbial etiology of dental caries is discussed in terms of the dynamic relationship among the dental plaque microbiota, dietary carbohydrate, saliva, pH lowering and the cariogenic potential of dental plaque. Herein, a case is presented in which the main cause of the caries for this pampered patient was compromised oral hygiene maintenance, after a history of a severe accident, in which he lost his digits....

Author(s): Hansa Jain, Rahul Kathariya and Sanjyot Mulay