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Mouth Ulcers: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Mouth Ulcers: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Mouth ulcers are oval or round lesions, which form on the mucous membrane of the oral cavity, including the lip, cheek, tongue, palate, and floor of the mouth. Mouth ulcers are characterized by a...
Teeth Grinding: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Teeth Grinding: Causes & Treatment [Overview]

Teeth grinding, also known as “bruxism”, is a parafunctional habit. It involves involuntary grinding and clenching of teeth with no functional purpose. Examples of parafunctional habits:Checks, lips, and tongue biting. Teeth grinding and...
Bad Breath: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Bad Breath: Causes, Treatment, & More [Overview]

Bad breath, also known as “halitosis”, is an unpleasant and embarrassing condition that can lead to social problems. Poor oral hygiene is the most common cause. Also, it can be caused by medical conditions...
Gum Disease: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Gum Disease: Symptoms, Causes, & More [Overview]

Gum disease is an inflammation of gums (gingiva), which can extend to the jawbone and tooth-supporting tissues. It is triggered mainly by bacteria in the dental plaque, a sticky, colorless layer that forms on...
Dental Caries: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Dental Caries: Causes, Symptoms, & More [Overview]

Dental caries, also known as tooth decay, is caused by bacteria in the oral cavity. Which, accumulates on tooth surfaces and produce acidic metabolites (mainly lactic acid) that damage the tooth enamel. In the...
Dental Anatomy: The Structure of a Tooth and Surrounding Tissues

Tooth Anatomy: The Structure of Tooth and Surrounding Tissues

Tooth anatomy, The tooth is the hardest substance in the human body. Our teeth serve primarily as a chewing organ. With teeth, you can bite, crush and grind the food and prepare it before...
Fluoride: An Effective Weapon Against Dental Caries

Fluoride: An Effective Weapon Against Dental Caries

Fluoride is a chemical compound based on fluorine. The fluorine (gas) is hardly presented in a pure form. It connects very quickly with other elements. If fluorine connected with another element, it called fluoride with...
Oral Hygiene and Dental Care: Tooth Brushing and Flossing Techniques

Oral Hygiene and Dental Care: Tooth Brushing and Flossing Techniques

Daily oral hygiene is important for long lasting healthy teeth and to prevent dental problems such as dental caries, gingivitis, and bad breath. Good oral hygiene should be established by following some habits such...
Dentist | Doctor who Specializes in Dentistry

Dentist: Doctor who Specializes in Dentistry

The dentist or dental surgeon is a health professional who specializes in dentistry. For every area of the human body, there is a medical specialist. For everything related to the oral cavity, the dentist...
Dentistry| The Art and Science

Dentistry: The Art & Science of Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention of Oral Cavity Diseases

Dentistry is a branch of medicine that deals with the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases of teeth, oral cavity, jaw and facial area. It is the art of managing dental problems. Dentistry is important...

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