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Periodontal disease or bacterial infection of the gums is one of the most reported oral problems of people of all age brackets. It could happen to anyone, to your young child, or to an elderly member of the household. The condition causes damage to tissues that anchor the teeth to the oral cavity. The condition is termed ‘periodontal’ because it does not only affect one area or spot of the gums but it plagues the whole mouth in general. If the condition worsens, gum disease can lead to tooth loss or worse, heart problems, stroke, or blockage of one of…

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No one loves having a dry mouth, and it doesn’t only happen after a long night of drinking and partying. Having that feeling like you’ve been munching on cotton balls and saw dust can be an indication of an underlying oral or health problem. Find out more about the meanings of dry mouth in the following article and how you can prevent or remedy the discomfort. The medical term for dry mouth is xerostomia and it is mainly caused by stress, dehydration, nutrient deficiency, alcohol or smoking. Having a dry mouth once in a while may be normal, but if…

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Probably one of the most amazing features of the human face is the ability to smile. Smiling conjures happy vibes and it is quite infectious in a positive way. Flashing those pearly whites and projecting a healthy smile is definitely a plus whether you’re two or 92. It is imperative that your oral health is in great shape by keeping your teeth and oral mucosa clean and healthy. This article will introduce you to the most common mouth diseases and how you can prevent and remedy them. So basically, the most common diseases of the oral mucosa include dental carries…

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