Treatment of Common Oral Conditions

Michael A. Siegel, DDS, MS
Sol Silverman Jr, MA, DDS
Thomas P. Sollecito, DMD

Course Outline

The newly minted edition of this best-selling handbook is intended as a quick reference to the etiologic factors, clinical description, currently accepted therapeutic management, and patient education of the more common oral conditions. Topics include: chapped lips, cheilitis, taste disorders, shingles, dry mouth, and recurrent orofacial herpes simplex. The treatment modalities outlined in the guide can help practitioners offer their patients relief from discomfort and the best available management techniques for each presenting condition.

Special Features:

  • Full color figures enhance the discussion of specific oral conditions
  • Rx tables help clinicians prescribe the most effective treatment
  • Additional readings accompany each chapter
  • Easy-to-use handbook format
  • Bonus CD-ROM with complete text and images in color
  • Continuing Education questions included on CD-ROM

About Authors

Michael A. Siegel, DDS, MS

Professor and Chair
Department of Diagnostic Sciences
Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Sol Silverman Jr, MA, DDS

Division of Oral Medicine
Department of Orofacial Sciences
University of California School of Dentistry
San Francisco, California

Thomas P. Sollecito, DMD

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Associate Professor of Oral Medicine
Department of Oral Medicine
University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Learning Objectives

After completing this course you’ll be able to:

  1. Provide a treatment for burning mouth disorder.
  2. Describe the etiology and rationale for treatment of:
  • Chapped/cracked lips
  • Cheilitis/ cheilosis
  • Denture sore mouth
  • Erythema multiforme
  • Geographic tongue
  • Gingival overgrowth
  • Herpetic gingivostomatitis
  • Herpes simplex recurrent
  • Herpes zoster
  • Lichen planus
  • Recurrent aphthous stomatitis
  • Taste and smell disorders
  • Xerostomia

Course Contents

  1. Burning Mouth Disorder
  2. Candidosis
  3. Chapped/ Cracked Lips
  4. Cheilitis/ Cheilosis (Actinic, Solar)
  5. Cheilitis/ Cheilosis (Angular)
  6. Denture Sore Mouth
  7. Erythema Multiforme
  8. Geographic Tongue (Benign Migratory Glossitis, Erythema Migrans)
  9. Gingival Overgrowth
  10. Herpetic Gingivostomatitis (Primary Herpes)
  11. Herpes Simplex Recurrent (Orofacial)
  12. Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
  13. Lichen Planus
  14. Management of Patients Receiving Antineoplastic Agents and Radiation Therapy
  15. Pemphigus Vulgaris and Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid
  16. Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis
  17. Taste and Smell Disorders (Chemosensory Disorders)
  18. Xerostomia (Reduced Salivary Flow and Dry Mouth)