Oral Problems

Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Oral problems can be unpleasant. Many people find issues such as inflamed gums, sensitive teeth, bad breath and dental plaque build-up uncomfortable, painful and embarrassing. So, what causes these oral problems, what are the symptoms and how can they be treated?

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Discover more about a wide range of oral problems below.

Periodontitis

Periodontitis is bone decay or bone loss, caused by inflammation around the edge of the gums. Periodontitis can go unnoticed for a long time as it rarely causes pain.

Oral ulcers

Oral ulcers are painful sores in the mouth. The spots are greyish-white or yellow with a red, inflamed edge. One in five adults suffer from oral ulcers. Various factors can cause oral ulcers.

Inflamed gums

Gingivitis is the early stage of gum disease. Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an infection of soft tissue around your teeth and is caused by a build-up of plaque.

Bad breath

Bad breath happens. Do not think you are the only one who has bad breath on a date, in a job interview or when simply talking with friends. 50% of all adults have a bad breath.

Sensitive teeth

Is the taste of ice cream or a sip of hot coffee sometimes a painful experience for you? Is brushing or flossing an occasional obstacle? If so, you may have sensitive teeth, which can be quite painful.

Dental plaque

Your teeth become covered with a sticky film called plaque. It contributes to tooth decay and gum disease. Plaque contains bacteria, left behind after a meal or sugary snack.

Oral Lichen Planus

Lichen planus is a chronic, inflammatory, autoimmune disease. It affects the oral mucosa. It can be very painful, but fortunately people usually recover within a few years.

Peri-implantitis

Peri-implantitis is an infectious disease that causes inflammation of gums and bone around a dental implant. Chronic inflammation causes bone loss, which can lead to loose implants.

Oral Mucositis

Patients undergoing a chemotherapy often develop problems with their oral mucosa. The area can get inflamed and white or grey sores will develop as a result.