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Glossodynia

Glossodynia is a condition in which the tongue, lips and sometimes even the complete mouth becomes infected and inflamed. This condition is also called the burning mouth syndrome. Pain, discomfort and burning is felt while eating, chewing, swallowing, and speaking. The factors which cause Glossod read more

Glossitis

Glossitis is a condition in which the tongue is affected and inflamed. The tongue swells and the color changes. The tongue consists of papillae, which are miniature projections on the tongue. In Glossitis, the papillae are lost. This results in the tongue becoming smoother than usual. The main sy read more

Facial paralysis

Facial paralysis is the occurring of paralysis of the nerves of the face. The face of a human involves complex nerves and there can be numerous causes for facial paralysis. With this condition, the muscles of the face become paralyzed, weak and twitchy. The eyes and the oral cavity can be affected a read more

Facial pain

Some people suffer from dull or severe pain in one or both the sides of the face, or the forehead. This is facial pain. This pain may be caused by a disorder of the nerves, any physical trauma or injury, an infection in any part of the face, etc. The major factors which can trigger facial pain ar read more

Endodontic abscess

When pockets of pus accumulate in the jawbone right near the roots of the teeth, they are called endodontic abscesses. This condition is painful and when the individual bites or taps on the tooth, it hurts. Swelling may also occur in the area. Moreover, the taste of the mouth becomes noticeably bad. read more

Dysgeusia or taste disorder

Dysgeusia or taste disorder is when the sense of taste becomes distorted. Taste disorder can be from birth or caused by other factors. The main ones that cause dysgeusia are:
  • Chemotherapy:  chemotherapy treatment has many side-effects in which the entire oral cavity is affected. One such read more

Dry socket

After a tooth has been extracted, sometimes a hole forms in the jawbone, this is called a dry socket or alveolar osteitis. Normally, when a tooth is extracted, a blood clot forms and this blood clot covers the bone and nerves underneath. At times, this blood clot fa\lls off and breaks up. With this read more

Discolouration of the teeth

Tooth discolouration is a darkening of the teeth. Many factors can cause it. These factors are:
  • Certain drinks and food items can cause discolouration of the teeth. Tea, coffee, colas and wines in particular have the potential to cause discolouration.  Some fruits and vegetables can also read more

Diastema

The space or gap between two upper incisors is known as Diastema. You might have seen many people with diastema, these people have a gap between both of their upper front teeth. The actual cause of diastema is the imbalanced association between the teeth and the jaw. Other factors have also been ide read more

Dental Fluorosis

When children between the ages of 1 to 4 years go through their tooth development and experiences excessive ingestion of fluoride, then the child may suffer from a permanent condition of dental fluorosis. Although dental fluorosis is most common in children, adults have also been found to be affecte read more

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