Cavities in kids

Eating loads of candies, junk food, juices and soft drinks will inevitably lead to cavities in kids and adults. Why? Because they have tons of sugars and acids that can gradually erode the tooth enamel. This enamel erosion gives way to harmful bacteria in the mouth to destroy the tooth structure. Hence, resulting in tooth […]

hairy tongue

A hairy tongue is a medical condition that causes your tongue to look hairy. Although you may think of it as hair growing on your tongue, this condition has nothing to do with actual hair growth on your tongue. A hairy tongue forms when the filiform papillae FP on your tongue do not shed as […]

Cosmetic Dentistry 1

Do you remember the last time you felt as beautiful as you are? Do you feel insecure when you smile, even when you are thrilled? Have you lost confidence in the smile you used to love due to recent tooth decay, injury, or accumulated stains? Do not worry. Thankfully, you can fall in love with your […]

signs of depression on oral care

Mental illness does not only impact your well-being but also your oral health. Signs of depression, stress and anxiety can stop you from taking care of your oral hygiene. As a result, you may find yourself with several oral problems while suffering from mental health diseases. Hence, you are not only in a state of […]

tongue thrust

Does your child have an open bite? It is probably due to a tongue thrust. In this condition, the tongue presses forward further in the mouth. This comes from swallowing milk by breastfeeding or through bottles. Usually, children overcome this habit by they are six years old. This is when they start using their oral […]

Folic acid 1

You would have probably heard that folic acid is a prenatal powerhouse. But did you know that it plays a vital role in keeping your mouth healthy? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), folic acid is an essential element because it can prevent significant defects of the baby’s spine and brain. […]

Oral candidiasis 4

Have you noticed a strange white rash inside your mouth or on your tongue? If yes, this is called oral candidiasis. It is also called oral thrush. It is a common infection caused by the candida fungus, which is basically yeast. You can see these rashes in your mouth and other parts of the body. […]

tongue scraping

Tongue scraping is a simple process of running a simple tool across your tongue. This process helps to kill bacteria, food particles, and other debris from the surface of the tongue. Many people have used it for a couple of centuries, and evidence suggests that Romans did too. Moreover, Victorians and even George Washington used […]

geographic tongue

The geographic tongue is a condition where your tongue appears to be slightly different from normal. While it is an inflammatory condition, it is totally harmless and non-contagious which does not require special treatment. The name comes from the map pattern that appears on your tongue. There are red patches that have raised white borders. […]

oral piercing risks explained

Many people use oral piercing as a way to self-express. It is basically relating to how you will be creating this look which may look dangerous to your health. And the fact of the matter is, it is still something which is not very hygienic. Oral piercing risks are plenty. It all comes down to […]