Gingivostomatitis is an infection that occurs in and around the mouth. It causes painful sores, blisters, and swelling. It is more common in children and is highly contagious. Learn more about the causes and risk factors in this article, as well as treatment options and how to get relief.
Many conditions may cause a swollen roof of the mouth, including sores, dehydration, and mucus buildups. In this article, learn about six causes of a swollen roof of the mouth, and possible treatment or home remedies. We also cover more serious conditions affecting the roof of the mouth and when to see a doctor.
Learn about the causes of blood blisters in the mouth, including injury, oral herpes, stress, and oral cancer. How are blood blisters treated?
Burning mouth syndrome causes a painful burning sensation on the tongue or in the mouth. Learn more about the potential causes in this article.
Itchy gums can be caused by a range of conditions, from allergies to viral infections. Learn about the symptoms, treatments, and outlook for itchy gums.
At the 93rd General Session and Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research, researcher Olivier Duverger, National Institutes of Health-National Institute of Neurological...
Tooth decay is one of the most common chronic diseases worldwide. While oral hygiene and dietary choices promote tooth decay, genetics are also a factor in cavity formation.
A survey of dentists in Massachusetts suggests that their confidence in treating patients with scleroderma may be related to their familiarity with the autoimmune disease.