If we neglect our oral hygiene, it can create multiple alarming conditions and infections within your mouth, of which bad breath, oral cancer, TMJ and canker sores are only a few to name. Some of these conditions are harmless and painless, while others cause excruciating pain and discomfort.
In this article, we will walk you through some of the most common ailments that occur in your mouth.
Here’s everything you need to know:
1. Cold Sores
Cold sores, commonly known as fever blisters, are not caused by colds or fevers, but in fact, they can be induced by them.
Cold sores are typically caused when a virus is exchanged by sharing utensils, maintain close contact and kissing. It can be healed by over-the-counter ointments and topical medication, which will alleviate the pain. If the sores are persistent, you should consult a dentist for an examination.
2. Bad Breath
When we forget to brush our teeth, food particles surround our teeth and encourage the growth of bacteria, along with creating bad breath. If you are consistently suffering from bad breathe or have an awful taste in your mouth, the reason could be persistently breathing from your mouth, tooth decay, or a dry mouth.
Bad breathe can also be regarded as a symptom of gum disease, or even chronic ailments, such as diabetes. You can eliminate bad breathe by regularly brushing your teeth and tongue, adopting a flossing regime, and using an antiseptic mouthwash. Be sure to obtain clean drinking waters and all food items that trigger bad breath. If it continues to persist, consult a dentist.