All Oral Health Topics

Oct 10, 2014

Bumps on Back of the Tongue

Bumps on the back of the tongue are usually natural. It known as papillae and those on the back of the tongue are larger than those on the front. However, if the bumps on the back of the tongue appear to be growing or changing they should be investigated to determine what is wrong. more »

Sep 25, 2014

Swollen Gum Around Wisdom Tooth

Tooth ache due to swollen gum around wisdom tooth is one of the worst feelings. Simple home remedies and good oral hygiene will help in solving the issue. Also, visiting the dentist and getting the teeth checked will help. more »

Sep 08, 2014

Loss of Taste

Loss of taste can be very distressing, which may implicate some health issues in the long term. It is essential to determine the cause of the problem to ensure that the proper course of treatment can be given. more »

Sep 01, 2014

Jaw Pain and Toothache

Jaw pain and toothache could be a serious problem. In order to be certain, follow caring tips on what to do while waiting for the dentist visit, and don’t let dental issues go for very long without medical attention. more »

Jul 10, 2014

Bumps in Mouth

Bumps in mouth are usually harmless although they may be uncomfortable and even painful. They may resolve on their own even without treatment but you can also find remedies or ask a doctor for help to relieve the symptoms. more »

Jul 06, 2014

Tongue Ulcer

Tongue ulcer can be uncomfortable, though they are not necessarily a cause for worry. Causes of tongue ulcer range from poor oral care to infections and oral cancer. If they are causing you discomfort, here are some home remedies that can provide relief. more »

Jul 03, 2014

Blood in Saliva

Blood in saliva may come from bleeding anywhere in the digestive system or respiratory tract. It may be a sign of a minor trauma, an infection, or a serious condition such as cancer, and may need proper diagnosis and immediate medical care. more »

Jun 28, 2014

Bad Taste in Mouth

Bad tastes in the mouth may be a taste without the normal sensory patterns such as salty or sweet. In most cases, cleaning the mouth will alleviate these symptoms, but further examination may be necessary for potential medical conditions. more »

Jun 18, 2014

White Spots on Tongue

White spots on tongue can be a harmless coating on the mouth, but they can also be the sign of a more serious condition such as oral cancer. Make note of your other symptoms in order to help alleviate this discoloration. more »

Jun 05, 2014

White Spots on Tonsils

White spots on tonsils are usually pus that has developed as white blood cells kill off bacteria or viruses infecting the tissue. These can usually be treated at home, but in some cases a doctor's care may be necessary. more »


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