Dry Mouth – Causes and effects

Sometimes, you may feel extremely thirst. Your tongue may stick on to the palate irrespective of hydrating well. Predominantly, less amount of salivary secretion causes dry mouth. In other words, it is a clinical manifestation of salivary gland dysfunction. Nonetheless, there are various factors that cause dry mouth. Various causes for dry mouth : Radiation-induced:Continue reading “Dry Mouth – Causes and effects”

Diabetes and its oral effects

Diabetes could cause immense damages. It will not only affect the internal organs. But also it has its own hazardous effects on the oral cavity and the associated structures. Effects of diabetes on the oral cavity Effect on gums : Diabetes will influence the onset and course of gum diseases. As such, gums may notContinue reading “Diabetes and its oral effects”

Common reasons for swollen gums

Gums swelling has been a frequent issue to almost every one of us. Sometimes you might wonder why do you acquire it when you feel your hygiene is adequate. However, the reason varies from person to person and not every enlargement are the same. There are local and systemic factors which contribute invariably for gumsContinue reading “Common reasons for swollen gums”