Lesions In Your Mouth? 4 FAQs About Erythroleukoplakia
14 September 2015
If you notice white or white-and-red lesions inside your mouth, make sure to see a dentist immediately. Erythroleukoplakia, also known as speckled leukoplakia, is a precancerous condition that affects the oral cavity. Read on to learn more about it.
How common is erythroleukoplakia?
Thankfully, it affects less than 1% of people throughout the world, and the more serious form, erythroleukoplakia, is even less common. Men tend to be affected more often than women, and about 80% of patients are more than 40 years old.
What Can You Expect From A Denture Repair Kit?
10 August 2015
Many drugstores and pharmacies sell denture repair kits, an emergency-only liquid and powder combination that you can mix together to form a glue. This glue can temporarily mend cracks and breaks until you can get in to see your dentist.
Types of Denture Breaks
Dentures are made to be durable, but there are four ways they commonly break.
A tooth comes off or breaks. The acrylic plate of the denture breaks in half.
How To Deal With An Abscessed Tooth
15 July 2015
Diagnosing an Abscess
An abscess may start as a small and painful pimple near the base of a tooth. As it grows in size, the flesh around the abscess will become more transparent and you may notice a clear or white liquid inside of the bump. There are a few other dental issues that will cause a pimple to form in your mouth, but the additional symptoms of an abscess set it apart.
Keep Your Teeth Healthy With These 3 Easy Tips
17 June 2015
Routine checkups are key to optimum dental health. Between visits, your dentist likely advises to brush twice daily, floss in the evening and use mouth rinse as necessary for your gums. Did you know there are other ways you can improve your dental health as well? Making these three easy tips part of your routine can help improve your overall health as well as your oral hygiene.
1. Snack on Cranberries