Mouth and Teeth Diseases

What is Periodontitis? Types, Differences and Treatment

Periodontitis is the inflammation and degeneration of the deep tissues of gum, including the bone, which may arise from an untreated case of gingivitis. The degree of damage in periodontitis can result in loss of teeth and severe deformity of the gum and oral cavity. Professional dental attention is necessary to treat >> Read More ...

Gingivitis Gum Disease Prevention, Treatment and Home Remedies

Gingivitis gum disease is both preventable and treatable. However, without the appropriate measures to prevent complications by treating the disease at the earliest possible stage, gingivitis can quickly progress to cause significant damage to the teeth, gums and mouth cavity as a whole. Untreated gingivitis can lead to : >> Read More ...

What is Gingivitis? Types, Chronic and ANUG, Symptoms, Causes

Gingivitis is the medical term for inflammation of the gums (gingiva), which is a mild form of gum disease, usually caused by a bacterial infection as a result of plaque formation. Types of Gingivitis Gingivitis may be of two types, depending upon the severity of the condition. Chronic Gingivitis Chronic gingivitis is the >> Read More ...

What is Gum Disease? Types, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Gum disease, also called periodontal (meaning “around the tooth”) disease, is an infection of the supporting tissues and bones around the teeth, which is usually caused by bacteria from plaque build-up. Gingivitis, normally the milder form of gum disease, may progress to periodontitis if left untreated for long. Types >> Read More ...

Dental Cavities, Tooth Decay Causes, Prevention and Treatment

Preventing a tooth cavity involves a combination of understanding the possible risk factors and avoiding it in conjunction with undertaking the necessary preventative measures. Early treatment of tooth decay can often prevent the formation of cavities. Causes and Risk Factors Foods and Dietary Habits Diet rich in >> Read More ...

What is a Tooth Cavity? Symptoms and Process of Dental Caries

A tooth cavity is a decayed area in the tooth, forming a hole in the enamel (outer hard surface of the tooth), which gradually proceeds inwards. It is caused by gradual erosion of the tooth and if left untreated for a long period, it can involve the dentin layer of the tooth as well and may finally reach the pulp cavity. A >> Read More ...

Blood in the Mouth – Causes of Bleeding from the Mouth

The presence of blood in the mouth can be extremely worrying, especially if it is a spontaneous bleed with no clear etiology. Bleeding when coughing (hemoptysis), vomiting (hematemesis) or from the nose (epistaxis) indicates the most likely source of the bleed – the respiratory passages, gastrointestinal tract or >> Read More ...

Painful Teeth and Gums, No Cavities, TMJ Problem

WillSY Asked : I recently had a cavity filled but noticed that my teeth are still paining. My dentist cannot find any other cavities but says that it could be the same tooth that is causing the problem and wants to consider a root canal. It’s like a dull ache both in my teeth and gums and its like on the top and >> Read More ...

Bad Breath After Dental Work, Good and Bad Mouth Bacteria

IsabelleU69 Asked : I recently had a dental bridge inserted to replace a badly decayed tooth that had to be removed. The dentist had also prescribed me antibiotics because he believed an abscess was developing on the other side. After that I noticed that my breath has been quite foul and even my partner has detected the >> Read More ...
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