Article: Volume 41 Number 5 Page 471 - June 2014

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  Dent Update 2014; 41: 471-472

Clinical Challenges Q&A:  Clinical Challenges Q&A 1. Sore Gums

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Abstract: A 57-year-old IT negotiator complained of tender gums generally, first noticed about 5 years previously. The condition was persistent, worsening through the day, and sometimes associated with gingival bleeding and a salty taste.

Author notes: Professor Crispian Scully, CBE, MD, PhD, MDS, MRCS, BSc, FDS RCS, FDS RCPS, FFD RCSI, FDS RCSE, FRCPath, FMedSci, FHEA, FUCL, DSc, DChD, DMed(HC), Dr HC, Emeritus Professor, University College London, Hon Consultant UCLH and HCA, London, UK and Dr Dimitrios Malamos, DDS, MSc, PhD, DipOM, Oral Medicine Clinic, National Organization for the Provision of Health Services (IKA), Athens, Greece.

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