• Pain in the ear or jaw region? It could be Temporomandibular Disorder.

    Ever felt pain around your ear or jaw region? Read on to find out the reason behind it and how it can be addressed effectively. View Article

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  • All you need to know about Gingivitis

    Gum disease in general and gingivitis in particular are common. Almost three in four adults over the age of 35 have some form of gum disease. Find out all you can about Gingivitis, its symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. View Article

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  • How to treat Pericoronitis (Infection Near Wisdom Tooth)

    Wisdom teeth do not always emerge into the mouth properly because there may not be enough room for them to fit. Sometimes, a part of the tooth may remain covered by a flap of gum. Food particles and bacteria can get trapped under this flap and cause a mild irritation, a low-grade infection called Pericoronitis

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  • All you need to know about Thrush (Candidiasis)

    Thrush is the common name for a mouth infection caused by an overgrowth of the Candida fungus, which normally lives in many people’s mouths. Read on to know more about its symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, treatment and prognosis. View Article

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  • What is Dry Mouth?

    Everyone has a dry mouth once in a while, especially if you’re nervous, upset or under stress. But if you have a dry mouth all or most of the time, it can be uncomfortable and can lead to more serious health problems. Read this article to find out what is dry mouth, how to know

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  • Dental Caries (Cavities)

    Tooth decay or cavities are called as dental caries in medical language. At their early stage, caries will not have any symptoms. Later, when the decay penetrates the enamel, the teeth start becoming sensitive to sweet, hot or cold food. Dental caries can be prevented by keeping plaque formation in control through good oral habits

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  • Sharp pain on release of biting force? Could be Cracked Tooth Syndrome

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    Teeth with Cracked Tooth Syndrome have fractures too small to be seen on X-rays. Lower molars that absorb most of the forces of chewing, excessively clenched teeth, teeth with large fillings or teeth that have undergone root canal treatment are more susceptible to Cracked Tooth Syndrome. Treatment for this issue completely depends on the location,

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  • Cold Sores and Blisters

    As Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 (HSV-1) is passed from person to person by direct contact with infected skin or secretion, it causes cold sores and fever blisters. Cold sores are often found in clusters on lips. Most people are affected by their adulthood; a blood test can help you identify HSV-1. Cold sores or

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  • Redness or soreness around the corners of your mouth

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    If you have habits like licking or rubbing the corners of your mouth, or use ill-fitting dentures, you might be unknowingly inviting a problem called Cheilosis. Cheilosis is a condition of painful inflammation and cracking of the corners of the mouth. To prevent or cure the problem, you must change your oral habits and get

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  • Canker Sores (Aphthous Stomatitis Or Recurrent Mouth Ulcers)

    Canker sores are painful, round mouth sores occurring on the inside of the lips and cheeks, on the tongue, at the base of the gums and on the roof of the mouth. The common triggers include weak immune system, stress, menstruation or a mouth injury. If you feel a burning or tingling sensation in your

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