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Cracked tooth syndrome (CTS)

When a crack on a tooth goes through the dentin, or even to the pulp, it is known as cracked tooth syndrome or CTS. As the molars are mostly used in chewing and more force is applied by these teeth, they become the subject of cracked tooth syndrome most often. People who suffer from bruxism, in whic read more

Cold sores and oral hygiene

Cold sores or Herpes labialis, is a mouth, lips and gum viral infection which is caused by the virus herpes simplex. This infection causes tiny blisters in the areas of the mouth, lips and gums. These blisters are extremely sore and painful. This is a very common viral infection among adults and 8 o read more

Chipped teeth

When the enamel of the teeth or any particular tooth becomes weak, chipped teeth are the result. Tooth decay and cavities can cause chipped teeth. Moreover, chipped teeth can also be the result of a hard blow, for instance, an accident, etc. Bruxism is another condition which can cause chipped teeth read more

Angular cheilitis (Cheilosis)

Angular cheilitis is when inflammatory gashes or lesions appear at the corner of the mouth. Generally, angular cheilitis appear on both the corners of the mouth.  If the appropriate treatment is not started, then these lesions turn into cracks and splits and if the condition worsens they will start read more

Canker Sores

Canker sores or aphthous ulcer is a condition which affects the mouth or the upper throat. It is a form of mouth ulcer. With this condition, throbbing open painful ulcers are formed in the mouth. Canker sores can be minor, major and herpetiform ulceration, which is the most severe form. Before th read more

Bruxism

Bruxism is a disorder in which a person grinds their teeth and clenches their jaw. This grinding is done unconsciously whilst awake or sleeping. Bruxism is an easygoing disorder and usually there is no need for treatment. However, persistent bruxism has the potential to lead to more severe disorders read more

Geographic tongue

Geographic tongue, or benign migratory glossitis, is a condition which affects the surface of the tongue. With this condition, red patches can be seen on the tongue. This condition is not detrimental and does not cause any pain. The tongue consists of pinkish-white papillae. Papillae are basically c read more

Black hairy tongue

Black hairy tongue is an oral condition which is painless and temporary, but still people are to a great extent afraid of it, because it makes the tongue look extremely repulsive and unsightly. With this condition, the tongue acquires a furry and dark look. The actual causes of black hairy tongue a read more

Broken teeth

Teeth are astonishingly strong, and cannot be broken easily, however, it is still possible that teeth can be broken, fractured or chipped off. There are several reasons for this

  • Attempting to bite something extremely hard
  • Hard blow to the read more

Acid erosion

Acid erosion is when the surface of a tooth is lost or damaged by acidic chemical dissolution instead of the infections caused by bacteria. Acid erosion is more common amongst children.The most widespread reason for acid erosion is the consumption of acidic drinks and foods. Food or drinks are kn read more

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