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Symptoms of Oral Cancer

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One reason why half yearly visits to the dentist are recommended is because of the screening for oral cancer. During a routine checkup, the dentist examines the mouth and throat to make sure there are no early signs of cancer development. Oral cancer can be life threatening if not diagnosed and treated in time. What […]

What Causes Dry Mouth?

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If you’re having a sticky, dry feeling in the mouth along with frequent thirst, you might be suffering from a common condition known as dry mouth or xerostomia. Everyone gets dry mouth from time to time but the problem begins when it’s persistent and doesn’t go away, even after taking in more fluids. Dry mouth […]

How To Treat Tooth Decay

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Tooth decay is a very common oral problem faced by people of all ages. It’s a process that occurs over time and, if not reversed, leads to permanent damage to the teeth in the form of cavities. Tooth decay can lead to many severe consequences, not only causing pain and infection but also leading to […]

Smoking Wreaks Havoc In Your Mouth

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You obviously know that smoking is bad for your health. Lung cancer is the first thing that comes to mind. Maybe also Emphysema, a disease of the lungs characterized by shortness of breath. But did you know that the damage caused by smoking starts right from your mouth? Here is how smoking wreaks havoc in your […]

What Is Gum Disease?

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If your gums are red, swollen or bleed easily when brushing or flossing, you may have an early form of gum disease, known as gingivitis. If gingivitis is left untreated, it may lead to periodontitis, an acute stage of gum disease that leads to bone and tissue loss that surround and support the teeth and […]

What Causes Bad Breath?

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If you’ve ever had that not-so-fresh feeling in the mouth while talking to someone, you are not alone. Bad breath, medically known as halitosis, is a common condition that affects 50% of the people at some point in their lives. And while it’s usually not a cause of concern, it can really affect the social […]

Wisdom Teeth Problems

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The name “wisdom teeth” might sound sweet but if you have had those last molars erupting out, you would know they are anything but. The sharp pain you experience when they are erupting and the hoard of other problems and complications they bring make you wonder if they serve any purpose at all. Plus, all […]

How To Care For Sensitive Teeth

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Do you experience a sharp pain or discomfort when having something hot or cold? Does eating ice cream, served cold as it should be, a painful experience for you? If yes, you may have sensitive teeth. Despite the discomfort, sensitivity is rarely a cause of concern and is luckily not hard to treat and prevent. […]