Mouth sores are a common complaint, and they can occur for a variety of reasons, including irritation, hormonal changes, and infection. Learn about the causes and treatment of mouth sores here.
People can usually treat minor gum bleeding at home using good oral hygiene and natural remedies. In this article, we look at 12 ways to stop gums from bleeding, prevent it developing in the future, and promote overall oral health.
According to recent research, gum disease may increase the risk of a range of seemingly unrelated conditions, including cancer and dementia.
Stones can sometimes form in the salivary glands of the mouth. If a stone becomes large enough, it can block the gland, which can lead to pain and swelling. Salivary stones are rarely serious, and a person can often remove them at home. Learn how to get rid of them and when to see a doctor here.
There are many possible causes of gum pain, including gum disease, mouth injuries, infections, abscesses, and ulcers. Without treatment, some causes of gum pain can lead to tooth decay and tooth loss. Learn more here.
The buildup of plaque and tartar on the teeth can cause bad breath, tooth decay, and gum disease. However, several simple home remedies can help treat and prevent plaque and tartar. Learn more here.
Some tooth sensitivity after a filling is normal. In this article, we look at the reasons why this occurs, when to see a doctor, and treatments to help relieve tooth sensitivity.
According to a recent study, flossing is just one common behavior that could put people at risk of exposure to certain chemicals linked to disease.
Hydrogen peroxide has many antiseptic and antibacterial properties, and it is a staple in many medicine cabinets. Learn about the benefits of gargling with hydrogen peroxide here.
Twelve years ago, Juneau, AK stopped adding fluoride to community water sources. A newly published study looks at how this has affected its inhabitants.