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Trench Mouth
Trench mouth is a severe form of gingivitis. The condition causes painful, infected, bleeding gums and ulcerations. Trench mouth was earlier known as Vincent's stomatitis, acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis (ANUG) and necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis (NUG). It was termed as 'trench mouth', when it was commonly seen in soldiers stuck in the trenches during World War I, as they could not ...
Bruxism is a medical condition that where the patient grinds or clenches the teeth. This medical condition can occur to any person irrespective of age and sex. Though, each person may clench their teeth when they are angry or anxious. This condition doesn’t come under Bruxism. The Bruxism can occur while you sleep (especially in kids) and daylight as in ...
Canker Sores
The canker sore is also known as the Aphthous ulcer. It is an oral ulcer and it has a painful open sore that opens inside the mouth. This may also appear in the upper throat which may be characterized by the break in the mucous membrane. This disease is not contagious. The alternative names to the disease are Aphthous Stomatitis ...
Cleft Lip And Palate
The cleft lip and palate are birth defects where the tissues in the mouth or lip do not form healthy during the fetal development; as a result a cut remains in the lip and upper cleft. Cleft lip and palate are found to occur 1 in 700 to 1000 birth defects; hence the result shows that it is one of ...
Dental Caries
Dental caries are commonly found tooth infections. These are cavities of the tooth and lead to holes and other structural damage of the infected tooth. This disease is commonly found across the world and is mostly known to infect children and young adults, though it can cause disease in all age group people.
Geographic Tongue
Geographic condition is begnin oral condition which causes map like appearance on tongue. This condition affects 3% of general population. Females are affectes ar twice as males.
Gingivitis is a medical condition representing the inflammation of the gum tissues. This term indicates the non-destructive periodontal disease. This disease is mostly known to cause by the bacterial infections in the teeth, and hence is also called the plaque-induced gingivitis. This disease can lead to periodontitis at later stages if left untreated. There are two types of gingivitis, dental ...
Gingivostomatitis is the medical name representing the bacterial or viral infection of the gums and mouth. Under this disease, there may be swelling and production of sore in the mouth. This disease is often found in children in the age group of 2-3 years.
Glossitis is the medical term representing the inflammation of the tongue. This disease is also called smooth tongue, tongue inflammation, glossodynia, tongue infection and burning tongue syndrome. Under this disease, the tongue gets swelled up and it also changes colour. Papillae or finger like projections present on the surface of the tongue disappear and the surface may become smooth totally.
Herpangina is the medical name given to the mouth blisters. This is a painful infection of the mouth. This disease is mostly found in the infants and young children. This disease may get spread by the fecal-oral routes. It may also spread out through the respiratory droplets.
Herpes Labialis (Oral Herpes Simplex)
There are various types of herpes simplex viruses. Oral herpes is caused by the HSV1
Herpes Simplex
Herpes simplex is the medical name given to a viral disease, which is caused by the herpes simplex virus 1 or 2. This disease may cause oral and genital herpes. It is also known to cause neonatal herpes, Mollaret’s meningitis, encephalitis, Bell’s palsy, herpetic whitlow, ocular herpes, herpes gladiatorum, etc.
Herpetic Stomatitis
Herpetic stomatitis is an infection of the mouth that results in sores, ulcers and inflammation. The condition is common in young children and infants. The disease gets easily transmitted from one person to another. The cases of the infection are short-lived and only show symptoms for approximately two weeks. Stomatitis-herpetic is an alternative name of the condition
Impacted Tooth
Impacted tooth is a condition in which tooth are prevented from reaching to its normal position in mouth. In other words, it can be said that impacted tooth are partially erupted or unerupted tooth that do not erupt completely in the mouth. Generally, the wisdom teeth or third molars are considered as common impacted teeth because after the eruption of ...
Laryngitis is the medical condition where there is swelling and inflammation of the voice box. This condition may lead to hoarseness or even loss of voice. There are two types of laryngitis, Croup and Epiglottitis. Both the Croup and Epiglottitis are found in children. Laryngitis may be fatal at times due to respiratory blockage.
Leukoplakia is a condition in which thickened, white patches are formed on gums, inner portion of the cheeks, bottom of the mouth and sometimes on the tongue. These patches cannot be easily scraped off. Sometimes this disease is precancerous.
Ludwig'S Angina
Ludwig's angina is an infection of the mouth’s tissue in which floor of the mouth swells down. It is a type of cellulitis in which inflammation of the tissue’s floor of the mouth takes place. The condition is common in adults and rarely found in children. Sublingual space infection and Submandibular space infection are alternative names of the condition.
Malocclusion Of Teeth
Occlusion refers to the alignment of teeth and the way that the upper and lower teeth fit together (bite). So, malocclusion means the teeth are not aligned properly that is either the upper teeth overlap the lower teeth or vice-versa.
Mouth Ulcers
We all have mouth ulcers occasionally. Mouth ulcers are round, painful sores inside the mouth, which interfere with eating and tooth brushing because of the pain. The centre of the sore is white or greyish. Usually, eating spicy or salty foods is painful. About 12% of the population suffer from mouth ulcers repeatedly. Usually the problem starts in childhood or ...
Noma is a kind of disorder that results in destroying mucous membranes of the mouth and other tissues of the body. Basically, the disorder occurs mostly in malnourished children due to poor cleanliness and hygienic factors. As per the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of NIH (the National Institute of Health), “the disease is listed among rare disease”. When Noma ...

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