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Biopsies of soft tissue lesions

Biopsies of soft tissue lesions are necessary in order to identify disorders and conditions that require treatment. Various disorders such as oral cancer do not have immediate symptoms that patients can diagnose themselves,  and therefore a biopsy of their soft tissue can help the dental hygienist d read more

Extractions of erupted, buried, or impacted teeth

Sometimes, the extraction of a tooth cannot be done by the simple extraction method using forceps. Teeth which are not easily visible in the mouth are extracted with more complications. These teeth include those which might have broken off at the gum line, or those teeth which have not even come up read more

Ulcer

A mouth ulcer is the formation of an open sore in the mouth, or rupture of the mucous membrane in the oral cavity or the epithelium on the lips. This is a very widespread and common condition which mostly women suffer from, according to statistics. Around the age of 16 to 25 years, individuals can b read more

Thumbsucking

Thumb sucking is placing the thumb into the mouth and steadily and repeatedly sucking it for an extended duration. Babies have a tendency to instinctively suck any item that is put into their mouths. This tendency develops due to breastfeeding and also due to the soothing feeling they get by sucking read more

Turners hypoplasia

Turners hypoplasia is the irregularity of the teeth or tooth in which the enamel of a permanent tooth or teeth diminishes or dissolves. Most often, only one tooth is affected by Turners hypoplasia, and that single tooth is called the Turners tooth. The cause of Turners hypoplasia varies dependent read more

TMJ disorder (jaw)

The temporomandibular joint disorder is a condition in which the temporomandibular joint becomes persistently inflamed. The temporomandibular joint is the joint of the jaw. This joint consists of the temporal bone and the mandible. The temporal bone is the upper part which connects to the skull, and read more

Pyogenic granuloma

Pregnancy oral tumors or Pyogenic granuloma is a disease in which the tissues overgrow due to irritation, mechanical trauma or hormonal factors. The primary affected area is usually the oral cavity, however, it can also affect the nasal septum and skin or any other part of the body. The lesions c read more

Remineralisation

The process by which the vital minerals for the teeth are returned to the tooth is called remineralization. The bacteria in the oral cavity produce acids and toxins, particularly when sugary items are eaten often by the individual. These acids can be damaging for the enamel. The enamel is the outer read more

Pregnancy Oral Tumors

Pregnancy oral tumors or Pyogenic granuloma is a disease in which the tissues overgrow due to irritation, mechanical trauma or hormonal factors. The primary affected area is usually the oral cavity, however, it can also affect the nasal septum and skin or any other part of the body. The lesio read more

Pizza Palate

Pizza palate is the roof of the mouth, the palate, burnt by trying to eat very hot foods or drinking hot drinks. The name of the condition is given to pizza because most often, it is caused when a person tries to eat hot pizza and burns his palate. However, it is not  only caused by a pizza in reali read more

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