Oral Cancer: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Oral Cancer: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Oral cancer is a malignant tumor that can affect any area in the mouth such as the inside of cheeks, the tongue, lips, the palate, and the floor of the mouth. Oral cancer mostly...
Dry Mouth: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Dry Mouth: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Dry mouth, also known as xerostomia, is a condition that is caused by reduced salivary production which can have various causes. In most cases, dry mouth condition lasts for short time and can be...
Oral Thrush: Causes, Treatment, & Prevention

Oral Thrush: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Oral thrush, also known as oral candidiasis, is a yeast infection that occurs in the mouth and throat. It can develop on the inside of chicks, tongue, and palate. It is usually caused by...
Cold Sores: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Cold Sores: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Cold sores, also known as fever blisters, are a contagious viral infection caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV). they are characterized by inflamed, painful blisters on the lip or at the transition between the...
Canker Sores: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Canker Sores: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Canker Sores, also known as aphthous ulcers, are painful, small, shallow, and non-contagious ulcers that develop on the oral mucosa or at the base of gums. They are round or oval with a white or...
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...

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