Desquamative Gingivitis


This course is designed to acquaint the clinician with the possible etiologies, treatments and recommendations for the patient who exhibits the characteristics of desquamative gingivitis (DG). Patient management is discussed in four separate phases: diagnosis, control, consolidation and maintenance. Relevant histological and direct immunofluorescence examinations are discussed and suggested biopsy techniques for optimal results are explained.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • The authors report no conflicts of interest associated with this course.

Disclaimer: Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice.  Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

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