Tag: mouth problems

oral thrush

Oral thrush or Oral Candidiasis – fungal infection of mouth

Oral thrush or oral candidiasis is a common oral problem caused by a fungus named Candida albicans. It is a normal organism of mouth but sometimes when it gets favorable environment it accumulates and presents symptoms. In patients suffering from it, creamy white patches, usually on inner cheek and tongue

gingivitis

Gingivitis (Gum Disease)- Know everything about it.

What is Gingivitis? Gingivitis is the inflammation of gums caused by bacterial infection. In severe cases, it can cause separation of your gums from the tooth surface and may also cause bleeding when you brush your teeth. What causes Gingivitis? If you notice carefully you will see a space between

Dental caries (Tooth Decay or Cavities)-Oldest known disease of mankind

What is dental caries? Dental caries also known as tooth decay or cavities are causes by localizing breakdown of tooth structure caused by specific bacterial activities associated with sugar and exposure time.Due to bacterial activities tooth begins to dissolve its contents and becomes yellow to black in color. Associated bacteria