What Are Tonsil Stones?

Tonsil Stones

Those disgusting-looking white masses that some people get in their tonsils resembled teeth growing in the back of your throat. But what exactly are they? Tonsil stones are more formally known as tonsilloliths. They often occur in people who frequently get tonsillitis. But you might also get them if you have above-average sized tonsils with […]

Best Ways to Fix Spacing in Teeth

Often, patients will come in, and we’ll ask them what their number one concern is, why are they here. And a lot of times the reason is, “I’ve got a space in my two front teeth.” And you see that all the time. It’s very common, and they want it fixed. Sometimes it’s something they […]

Stomatitis – Oral Mucositis

oral mucositis

Cancer treatments can have side effects which vary from drug to drug and patient to patient there are many. Possible side effects focus on only one example the advice provided should not replace that of a health care professional one side effect you may experience is oral mucositis. Signs and symptoms of oral mucositis include […]

Periodontitis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Periodontitis

Gingivitis is caused by infection and inflammation of the gingiva that can grow to involve the tooth-supporting structures, which is called periodontitis. When dental plaque builds up near the gum line, it can allow bacteria to invade toward the root of the tooth. Diagnosis is done via visual inspection, X-rays, and probing the gums, and […]

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Pain

Temporomandibular joint

Temporomandibular joint pain or TMJ is a common inflammation that happens in the jaw joint which results from patients that tend to clench their jaw or grind their teeth or have an asymmetrical bite.It can commonly present as ear pain since the back of the jaw joint is close to the front of the ear […]

What Happens If You Don’t Brush Your Teeth?

Brush Your Teeth

We recommend that you brush your teeth for two minutes twice a day at 30 seconds per quadrant with a soft-bristled brush.. That’s what’s recommended in the UK and Canada. There are certainly other countries that have different recommendations. For example, Korea recommends that you brush your teeth three times a day for three minutes […]

Oral lichen planus and the burning mouth syndrome

Oral lichen planus

Oral lichen planus is basically an autoimmune disease we don’t really know what causes it and there isn’t really a predictable cure for it although there are treatments for it. If you have a burning mouth and it’s quite uncomfortable and you don’t know why and your dentist can’t figure out why it’s very possible […]

Sports Drinks and Oral Health

sports drinks

In the case of sports drinks, scientists found that there is a much higher incidence of tooth decay and dental issues in elite athletes versus the general population and this is Interesting that the study was done in Europe. They asked the athletes kind of their home care regimen, how many times they brushed and […]

What Is Hyperdontia? Treatment and Causes

Hyperdontia

Hyperdontia is the presence of extra supernumerary teeth. hyperdontia can be associated with developmental act normal ”Tis” such as cleft lip and/or palate. Gardener simp Rome and Klein of cranial dysplasia hyper Doty of may lead to problems with the alignment of the bite malocclusion and the formation of dentists cysts extra teeth may also […]

Leukoplakia: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Leukoplakia

Leuko stands for “white” and plakia for “patch”. Leukoplakia, classified as a potentially malignant disorder, is a white patch that cannot be rubbed of and cannot be clinically diagnosed as any other disease.It has had numerous definitions over the years since it was first defined.In 2005, WHO defined it as “a white plaque of questionable […]