Patient has a mouth infection diagnosed
as a "trench mouth" better known as ulcerative gingivitis. It
is painful with multiple ulcers, a bad taste in the mouth and halitosis.
It is treated with antibiotics followed
by a scaling, root-planing and oral hygiene instruction. The result
shows healthy tissues. Failure to undergo the above treatment would
result in recurrence of infection and further tissue destruction.
Smoking and stress are causative factors together with poor oral