Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Stomatitis Vincent's Underlying Cause

Vincent's stomatitis is a severe form of gingivitis, caused by an overgrowth of bacteria in the mouth.

Causes of Vincent's stomatitis may include:

  • Poor oral hygiene
  • Poor nutrition
  • Smoking

Last Updated: Feb 11, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Stomatitis Vincent's References
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