Experiencing a sore tongue? 15 causes and treatments for tongue pain

sore tongue causes

Having a sore tongue is actually a common problem. In fact, most oral infections like blisters under the cheeks, tongue, and gums, are pretty widespread. Those inflamed patches of tissue and cracked skin on the corner of your mouth can be painful and hard to ignore. Sore tongue can also be caused by other underlying […]

Let’s talk about snoring and sleep apnea

Sleep apnea and snoring: how to treat it

Proper sleep and breathing is on the forefront of medical research. While there is much more to learn, it is now widely accepted that there are many important biological processes that occur during healthy sleep, such as:

Dark spots on lips: 13 causes, home remedies, and treatments

Causes and treatments for dark spots on the lip

Have you ever noticed something on your lip that you swear wasn’t there yesterday? A dark spot on your lip can be concerning and might even make you feel a bit self-conscious. Here are thirteen potential causes of dark spots on the lips.  What causes black spots on the lips?  Various factors can cause black […]

How is oral health connected to overall wellness?


Do you ever put off going to the dentist because you don’t think maintaining your oral health is that important?  You may be surprised at the close connection between oral health and overall health and wellness. It is common knowledge that visiting the dentist regularly and keeping your oral health in check is necessary to […]

Impacted wisdom teeth: Causes, symptoms, and treatment


Many people have heard of one or more teeth being “impacted,” especially when it comes to wisdom teeth in young adults. These teeth linger below the surface of your gums, and they are intended to emerge from the gum tissue.But, for one reason or another, they can’t. 

Read on learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for impacted teeth.

How vaping can impact your oral health


Vaping is safer than smoking, so now people can light up whenever they like, right? Lots of young people have been jumping on the vaping bandwagon, believing it’s a safe way to enjoy a good smoke. In 2017, 11.7% of high school students used e-cigarettes. Just two years later in 2019, that number had jumped […]