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Here you will find information about diseases and disorders of the oral cavity, lips and teeth.

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Wisdom Teeth that Cause Problems

The teeth that sit at the back of each jaw are called wisdom teeth. They can cause various problems by, for example, easily becoming inflamed and injuring the tooth in front and causing problems with the gums. In addition, it can be difficult to keep wisdom teeth clean.

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Toothache

Toothache is a sign that one or more teeth have been damaged for some reason. That it hurts is because the nerve in a tooth has become inflamed or infected.

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Tartar

Tartar is very common and forms when bacterial coatings stuck to the teeth come into contact with saliva. It is important to remove tartar, because tartar can lead to gingivitis and tooth loss. There are several ways to remove tartar.

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When Children Bite

It is common for young children to bite themselves or others. Often this is because the child has not yet learned to express himself in words, and the biting becomes a way to make contact and show emotions. Young children do not bite to be mean or troublesome. They often have close feelings and can be impulsive. If your child bits, it is important that you mark immediately, but calmly. A child who has been bitten rarely needs care.

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Sparkle and Squeeze Teeth

It is common to grin and squeeze teeth. It usually happens when you sleep, which means you don't notice it. It can also happen when you are awake. You may notice it if your teeth wear out quickly or if you get sore and get hurt in the jaws.

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Dry Mouth

Dry mouth is because you have too little saliva in your mouth or that the texture of the saliva has changed. The saliva is important for you to be able to chew and swallow without problems. It also protects teeth.

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Blisters and Ulcers in the Mouth

Most people sometimes have blisters, ulcers or other changes in the mouth's mucosa. It may be due to some infection or injury to the mouth, but often the cause of the trouble is unknown. Mouth dryness over a longer period of time and use of certain drugs increase the risk of getting blisters and ulcers in the mouth.