Gingivostomatitis, chronic K05.1

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Chronic inflammation of the oral mucosa and the gingiva. Development from gingivostomatitis acuta with persistence of the noxious agent. Rare contact allergy to prosthesis material, more often toxic substances.

General therapy
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Avoid the triggering cause. Rinse with antiseptic and anti-inflammatory solutions such as 0.1-0.2% chlorhexidine solutions R045, 5% dexpanthenol solution R066, tormentil astringent R255 or ratanhia myrrh astringent R210. Possibly anesthetic solutions before meals (e.g. Dolo-Dobendan solution, Acoin solution, periodontal ointment).


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Last updated on: 29.10.2020