CategoryDental Diseases

Oral Thrush – Overview

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Oral Thrush is also known as Oral Candidiasis. It is the most widespread resourceful infection affecting the oral mucosa. It is a fungal infection caused by the Candida albicans, one type of fungus. It can affect the very young, the very old, and the very sick people. Pseudomembranous candidiasis is linked with fungal infections in young children as there is neither fully developed immune system...

Oropharyngeal Cancer: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

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What is Oropharyngeal Cancer? Oropharyngeal cancer is the one type of head and neck cancer or throat cancer which occurs in oropharynx region. Oropharyngeal carcinoma is also known as throat cancer. In oropharyngeal cancer, malignant transformation occurs in an oropharyngeal region. Oropharyngeal cancer can involve oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx. It is a squamous cell type carcinoma. Medically...

Dental Abscess – What is Dental Abscess, Dental Abscess Treatment?

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Let’s get some information regarding, what is Dental Abscess? Basically, when you do not maintain a good oral hygiene, bacteria attacks on tooth and or surrounding tooth structure and causes destruction of it that may cause infection in mouth. This kind of tooth infection in mouth may be associated with pus (thick yellowish opaque fluid, present due to infected tooth). In some cases, where pus is...

Mouth Ulcers Treatment

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Have you ever felt a burning sensation in your mouth while eating and drinking or talking? If yes, then you’re suffering from mouth ulcers. Ulcer generally appears in the mouth, often an inner area of the lips. Also known as Aphthous Ulcers or Canker Sores, it remains painful for few days. There are different reasons behind it: Minor mouth injury Food sensitivity like consuming acidic food...

Pericoronitis – a Wisdom Tooth Infection – Overview

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What is Pericoronitis or Wisdom tooth infection? Pericoronitis is also known as wisdom tooth infection. It is an inflammation of the gums (gingiva) and surrounding soft tissues of an incompletely or partially erupted wisdom teeth. It is most commonly associated with mandibular third molars (lower wisdom teeth). Pericoronitis/Wisdom tooth infection causes Any tooth erupts into the oral cavity by a...