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Abstract – RENAL DISEASE AND ITS ORAL MANIFESTATIONS : REVIEW AND CASE REPORT

ABSTRACT:
Chronic renal disease is a condition defined as the progressive and irreversible loss of renal function, leading to marked reduction in the glomerular filteration rate. This condition manifests oral consequences very frequently. About  90 % of the patients with renal failure have oral symptoms like dry mouth, mucosal pallor, stomatitis, uremic odor, change in taste, glow salivary flow. Moreover, candidiasis and recurrent herpes are more common in chronic renal disease.
The aim of the article is to familiarize the dental clinician with the oral signs of patients with renal disorders through these case reports. Dental treatment plan should be made taking into consideration, that these patients have a greater tendency of bleeding, hypertension, anemia, drug intolerance and increased susceptibility to infections.

KEYWORDS: Renal disease, chronic renal failure, uremia, uremic stomatitis