Oral Health

Your mouth faces various challenges daily, from chewing food to exposure to acidic drinks and bacteria. It's crucial to care for it properly. At times, you may experience mouth and throat irritation due to hot food, flu symptoms, or other factors. Fortunately, there are usually straightforward methods to ease discomfort and manage these issues. Explore our articles below to learn more about maintaining optimal oral health.


Oral Thrush

Thrush is a common fungal infection that can affect the mouth and throat, causing symptoms like white patches, soreness, and difficulty swallowing. It can cause discomfort and pain, but with proper treatment, it can be easily cured.

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Mouth Ulcers

Mouth ulcers are sores inside the mouth, caused by a trauma such as biting the inside of your cheek or a stress trigger such as anxiety or hormonal changes. They can present anywhere on the gums, cheeks, or tongue. They are usually very painful and can cause discomfort when eating, drinking, and brushing your teeth.

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Cold Sores

Cold sores are a common viral infection that start as red bumps and develop into painful blisters around the lips and mouth. The first symptom of a cold sore is a tingling, itching, or burning feeling in these areas. The sooner the cold sore is treated the more effective healing will be.

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