Diabetes and Oral Care

Posted on : 02-03-2015 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Diabetes may affect the whole body, including your mouth. Dental care is essential for people having diabetes because they face a higher than normal risk of oral health issues due to poorly controlled blood sugars.

Oral Cancer

Posted on : 26-01-2015 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Oral cancer is the growth of abnormal cells in any part of the lips, tongue, cheeks and throat.

Side Effects of Medication on Oral Health

Posted on : 17-01-2015 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Oral Health

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Certain medications may have negative effects on oral health. Medicines are made and taken to make you feel better. However these lifesaving and curing substances, whether taken orally or injected, have risk of side effects.

Causes of White Tongue

Posted on : 09-10-2013 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Oral Health

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The tongue appears white or pale yellow and coated when the surface is colonised by bacteria or fungi, and dead cells become trapped between the small nodules on the tongue.A coated tongue is not a disease and is not usually a sign of anything serious. It’s usually only temporary.

Dry Mouth – Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Posted on : 20-08-2012 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Dry Mouth

Saliva keep mouth moistened. It also keeps mouth cleanse and helps digest food. Saliva also prevents infection by killing bacteria and fungi in the mouth. If enough volume of saliva is not produced, mouth gets dry and scratchy.