A 64-year-old female presents for her scaling and root planing appointment. Prior to commencing with care, she expressed concern over some lesions in her mouth that had developed over the course of the last few weeks after her last appointment—sores that had only progressively gotten bigger. Clinical assessment revealed large, ulcer-like lesions on the right and left lateral borders of the tongue, and the vestibular tissue, upon the slightest touch, sloughed and hemorrhaged easily. Stacey L. Simmons, Breakthrough Clinical’s editorial director, presents one of her cases for you to study and offer your recommended treatment modalities and differentials. Read more about the case and view photos …

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