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Dental and Oral Health (Seniors)

Thrush in the Mouth

12/18/2009

Question:

What do you do for a 86 year old man with thrush in the mouth?

Answer:

Evaluation of clinical signs in combination with exfoliative cytologic examination before selection of the antifungal medication.

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Response by:

Alfredo  Hernandez, DDS, MS Alfredo Hernandez, DDS, MS
Assistant Professor of Comprehensive Care
School of Dental Medicine
Case Western Reserve University