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Case #394: 11-year-old girl with radiographic finding
An 11-year-old girl presents to her pediatric dentist for a regular recall exam. Patient did not complain of any symptoms, and the last visit to the office was eight months ago. A radiographic finding is noted on panoramic radiograph.
Tags: Dental Radiology and Imaging, Endodontics, Oral Pathology/Oral Medicine/Oral Diagnosis, Pediatric Dentistry
Author(s): Dr. Juan Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, DrPH
10/20/2014
32-year-old woman with mandibular pain, bleeding from parotid gland
A 32-year-old woman presents to the emergency room because of mild to moderate pain over the left temporomandibular joint. The pain started as very mild about six months ago. But in the last six to eight weeks, the pain and discomfort have increased and are constant. Upon intraoral examination, patient has bleeding from the parotid gland duct.
Tags: Dental Radiology and Imaging, Oral Pathology/Oral Medicine/Oral Diagnosis, Orofacial Pain
Author(s): Dr. Juan Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, DrPH
10/13/2014
Case #392: A 54-year-old woman with oral lesion, acute pain
A 54-year-old woman presents to her primary dentist because of “excruciating” pain in her mouth for the last two days. Patient has an ulcer in her left cheek.
Author(s): Dr. Juan Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, DrPH
10/6/2014
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