Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Case of the Month

June, 1999


The patient is a 37 y.o. female referred to our office for evaluation and treatment of a mandibular gingival mass in area No. 26-27 that had been present for four years.


The patient is allergic to codeine. There are no serious illnesses. Patient had under gone a hysterectomy in 1995. Medication included Premarin. Oral examination revealed teeth #'s 1, 19, and 32 to be missing. Dental calculus was caked on the lingual surfaces of the anterior mandibular incisors. There was a 20 mm x 15 mm x 7 mm mass on the mandibular gingival tissue in area No. 26-27. No bruit or thrill was noted. Radiographic examination revealed interproximal bone loss in the maxilla and mandible. Tooth No. 16 is impacted.


  1. Peripheral Ossifying Fibroma
  2. Periodontitis
  3. Impacted Tooth No. 16



Patient treated by:
  • Dr. Steven R. Tucker Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

 Steven R. Tucker DMD, PSC
 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
 909 Scherm Road
 Owensboro, KY 42301
 phone: 1-502-926-4107
 fax: 1-502-926-4166
 url: http://www.srt-psc.com


Last Modified: May 31, 1999

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