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The health status of the oral cavity is linked to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and other systemic illnesses. Thus, examining the oral cavity for signs of disease is a key part of the physical exam. This chapter presents numerous outstanding clinical photographs illustrating many of the conditions discussed in Chap. 32, Oral Manifestations of Disease. Conditions affecting the teeth, periodontal tissues, and oral mucosa are all represented.

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Gingival overgrowth secondary to calcium channel blocker use.

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Stevens-Johnson syndrome—reaction to nevirapine.

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Traumatic lesion inside of cheek.

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Heavy calculus and gingival inflammation.

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Severe gingival inflammation and heavy calculus.

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Heavy plaque and gingival inflammation.

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