Category: Dentistry

Causes and how to treat them

Common dental problems -Causes and how to treat them

Each of the following conditions may cause bumps to develop on the gums: Canker sores More than 50% of people in the United States develop canker sores. These are small, round, painful bumps that may develop in the following areas: gums tongue soft palate inner cheeks lips Experts do not

Natural home remedies for bad breath

Natural home remedies for bad breath

Bad breath is a common issue, and there are many different causes. Potential remedies include water, green tea, and herbal rinses. Persistent bad breath, or halitosis, is usually due to bacteria in the mouth. These bacteria produce gases that can cause a smell. The odor occurs when the bacteria break

What they are and how to treat them

Gum boils or abscesses – What they are and how to treat them?

A gum boil is a pus-filled, swollen bump on the gums. These boils form when bacteria build up and cause infection. The area may be painful or tender. Gum boils, or abscesses, are a sign of bacterial infection. They are more common in people with gum disease or people who

9 methods to get rid of toothache at night

9 methods to get rid of toothache at night

Treating a toothache at night may be more difficult, as there is not much to distract a person from the pain. However, people can try the following methods to relieve pain: 1. Oral pain medication Taking over-the-counter (OTC) pain medications such as acetaminophen (Tylenol) or ibuprofen (Advil) is a quick,

Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Tooth extraction aftercare: Timeline and guide

Tooth extraction involves completely removing a tooth from the mouth. People may require tooth extraction for many reasons, ranging from tooth decay to crowded teeth. A dentist or dental surgeon will perform the extraction in their clinic and then give the person some instructions for caring for the area as