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PULPITIS

pulpitis

Every tooth has a pulp that is anatomically located at its centre which houses lateral nerves that connect the teeth to the rest of the body.

Pulpitis refers to the inflammation of pulp (nerves and tissues). Patient suffering from pulpitis generally fail to localise the tooth causing pain.

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Tooth Picks – Can it be used ?

tooth picks

It is very common to use tooth picks to remove the food particles that gets stuck between the teeth. In my practice a lot of patients keep asking me if tooth picks can be used and my recommendations regarding the same.

Usage of toothpicks in my opinion is not recommended. There are multiple reasons why a tooth pick should not be used in which a few of them are life threatening.

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Burning Mouth Syndrome

burning mouth syndrome

Burning Mouth Syndrome as the name suggests presents as a generalized burning sensation in the mouth and the pain can last for months/years.

There are 2 types of Burning mouth syndrome namely:

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ORAL ULCERS

oral ulcer

Oral ulcer is a common problem which usually presents like a white oval or round lesion with a red margin. There are different types of oral ulcers which make it complicated to diagnose and to treat.

Types of Oral ulcers:

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BLEEDING GUMS

bleeding gums

Bleeding from the gums is most commonly seen while brushing the teeth. There are multiple causes for bleeding gums and they are as follows:

  1. Dental Cause: Gum bleeding arising due to infection/swelling of gums because of Tartar and Plaque deposits around the teeth.
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