Sexually transmittable infections/diseases (STI/STDs) are common. And while often associated with spots, sores, and warts that develop in the genital regions, they sometimes affect the mouth. In these cases, you may find it difficult to eat due to pain and the discomfort caused by the sores. There are different types of STDs that can affect […]
Most of us wish our stained teeth would suddenly appear whiter. If you too have found yourself inspecting your smile and wishing your teeth were more pearly than, well, any other color, you’re not alone. 80% of Americans between 18 and 49 wish their teeth were whiter. For women, that same survey reports the numbers […]
Bruxism is the medical term for grinding your teeth. And while lots of us do it occasionally, doing so regularly can cause serious dental problems. Bruxism can occur in one of two way: nocturnal (while you’re asleep) or awake (when you’re doing it subconsciously throughout your day. But how to stop doing it? Going to […]
Have a metallic taste in your mouth? While an unpleasant taste in your mouth may linger, it’s likely not a disease or medical condition on its own. Instead, a metallic taste is typically a symptom of other health issues. Let’s explore.
Are you experiencing cracks in your teeth? Check out these causes, symptoms, and treatment options for cracked or chipped teeth.
Do you have white patches in your mouth and don’t know why? Discover causes, symptoms, and treatment behind your white spots.
Experience jaw pain? Let’s explore some of the frequent causes of jaw pain. And for those currently suffering from pain in your jaw, we’ll also provide some easy at-home remedies and tips for how to get medical help to treat severe cases.
Canker sores are painful and make basic tasks (like eating) difficult. Learn causes, symptoms and effective canker sore treatment here.
Your mouth is the first stop on your gastrointestinal tract, and what you eat affects the rest of your body. At the same time, how you take care of your gums, teeth, and mouth in general, will affect several parts of your health. Lots of diseases affect the mouth, and some can turn into serious […]
The term “white tongue” refers to a symptom that causes a thick coating of a white film on your tongue. Sometimes it may only cover patches of your tongue. In other cases, it may cover the entire surface of the tongue, including the back. Accompanying symptoms can include bad breath, redness, or a foul taste […]