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Case #391: 60-year-old woman with mandibular pain
A 60-year-old woman presents to the emergency room (ER) because of moderate to severe pain at the right side of the mandible. The patient referred to the pain as ill-defined and intermittent.
Tags: Dental Radiology and Imaging, Oral Pathology/Oral Medicine/Oral Diagnosis, Orofacial Pain
Author(s): Dr. Juan Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, DrPH
9/29/2014
Case #390: 64-year-old woman with severe palatal pain
A 64-year-old woman presents with “excruciating” pain in her palate for the last 48 hours.
Tags: Oral Pathology/Oral Medicine/Oral Diagnosis, Orofacial Pain
Author(s): Dr. Juan Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, DrPH
9/22/2014
Case #389: 60-year-old woman with increasing TMJ pain
A 60-year-old woman presents with pain at the left temporomandibular joint (TMJ). The pain started approximately one year ago. Initially, the pain was only very mild while eating, but recently in the last six to eight weeks, the pain and discomfort are present all the time, independent of eating or moving the jaw.
Tags: Dental Radiology and Imaging, Oral Pathology/Oral Medicine/Oral Diagnosis, Orofacial Pain, TMD
Author(s): Dr. Juan Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, DrPH
9/15/2014
Case #388: 45-year-old woman with tongue pain
A 45-year-old woman with tongue pain. She noticed the pain and burning about six months ago, but they have progressively worsened in the last two weeks.
Tags: Oral Pathology/Oral Medicine/Oral Diagnosis, Orofacial Pain
Author(s): Dr. Juan Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, DrPH
9/8/2014
Case #387: 55-year-old woman with mandibular pain
A 55-year-old woman presents to the emergency room (ER) because of moderate to severe pain on the left side of the mandible. The patient referred to the pain as ill-defined and intermittent.
Tags: Dental Radiology and Imaging, Oral Pathology/Oral Medicine/Oral Diagnosis, Orofacial Pain, Dental Emergencies
Author(s): Dr. Juan Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, DrPH
9/1/2014
Case #386: 64-year-old woman with brown tongue lesion
A 64-year-old woman presents with a brown stain on the dorsum of her tongue. She also complains of mild burning on the tongue. She noted the brown stain about two months ago.
Tags: Oral Pathology/Oral Medicine/Oral Diagnosis
Author(s): Dr. Juan Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, DrPH
8/25/2014
Case #385: 60-year-old man with radiographic finding
A 60-year-old man presents for a routine dental exam. Patient has a history of hypertension and congestive heart failure. No pain or trauma was reported by the patient. A radiopaque, ill-defined area is noted on the lower left corner of the panoramic radiograph.
Tags: Dental Radiology and Imaging, Oral Pathology/Oral Medicine/Oral Diagnosis
Author(s): Dr. Juan Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, DrPH
8/18/2014
Case #384: 70-year-old woman with buccal mucosal ulcers
A 70-year-old woman presents to her primary dentist with the chief complaint of pain in her cheeks. She noted the pain and burning began about four weeks ago.
Tags: Oral Pathology/Oral Medicine/Oral Diagnosis, Orofacial Pain
Author(s): Dr. Juan Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, DrPH
8/11/2014
Case #383: 17-year-old girl with radiographic findings
A 17-year-old girl presents for a routine dental exam. Patient reports no pain or history of trauma. Her last recall appointment was eight months ago. Findings were noted on panoramic radiograph.
Tags: Dental Radiology and Imaging, Oral Pathology/Oral Medicine/Oral Diagnosis, Pediatric Dentistry
Author(s): Dr. Juan Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, DrPH
8/4/2014
Case #382: 64-year-old woman with excessive gum bleeding, pain
A 64-year-old woman presents with the complaint of excessive bleeding from her gums after brushing her teeth. She also complains of mild, burning, and constant pain from her upper and lower gums.
Tags: Oral Pathology/Oral Medicine/Oral Diagnosis, Orofacial Pain, Periodontics
Author(s): Dr. Juan Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, DrPH
7/28/2014