Regression of Calcium Channel Blocker - Induced Gingival Enlargement in the Absence of Periodontal Therapy - Exam 68
Share
clear
by Livada, Shelton, Bland, Shiloah
To illustrate the negative effect of calcium channel blocker (CCB) drugs on the
gingival tissues and the reversibility of these lesions.

Questions:
 1) Calcium channel blockers induced gingival
overgrowth is:
  1. Permanent
  2. Reversible
  3. Rare
  4. Communicable
 2) Calcium channel blockers are effective drugs to
treat:
  1. Hypertension
  2. Arrhythmia
  3. Angina
  4. All of the above
 3) Which oral area is the most susceptible for gingival enlargement:
  1. Edentulous ridge
  2. The lingual aspects of the molars
  3. The furcations of the molars
  4. Labial aspect of anterior teeth
 4) Which one of the following drugs is most often
associated with gingival overgrowth:
  1. Verapamil
  2. Aspirin
  3. Nifedipine
  4. Amlodipine
 5) The diagnosis of a drug–induced gingival
overgrowth is based on:
  1. Biopsy
  2. Microbial sampling
  3. Medical history
  4. Patient age