Altered sensations in the mouth, also known as paraesthesia, refer to changes in the normal sensations in the mouth, such as tingling, burning, or numbness. Paraesthesia can be caused by a variety of factors, including nerve damage, injury, infection, and certain medications. In some cases, altered sensations in the mouth may be a sign of… Continue reading 5 Facts on Altered Sensations of the mouth
Oral ulcers are small painful sores that develop inside the mouth. They are usually round or oval in shape and can appear on the tongue, inside the cheeks, back of throat or inner lips. Common causes of oral ulcers include injury to the mouth, stress, hormonal changes, vitamin deficiency and a reaction to certain foods… Continue reading 5 Facts on Oral Ulcers
Oral Medicine is a specialty within dentistry that rests at the interface of dentistry and medicine. Oral medicine specialists diagnose and manage conditions of the oral and maxillofacial region (mouth, lips, gums, jaws, tongue, soft and hard palate, and face), that is not classically dentally related problems such as dental decay and gum disease. It… Continue reading What is oral medicine?
Introduction If you’ve ever experienced the feeling of dry mouth, you know that it’s not something that can be ignored. A dry mouth is a condition in which there is inadequate saliva in the mouth and can lead to tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath. Saliva plays an important role in preventing tooth decay,… Continue reading What is Oral Dryness?
The landscape of oral cancer is changing in Australia, and dentists are in a unique position to be able to help identify it and initiate an essential early treatment cycle; we asked some medical experts for their advice for our members on how we can best start our patients on the road to recovery. Few… Continue reading ORAL CANCER THE PART WE PLAY
Oral medicine is a specialised field of dentistry that focuses on the diagnosis and management of oral and facial diseases and disorders that affect the mouth, jaws, and related structures. Oral medicine specialists are dental professionals who have undergone a minimum of 3 years of advanced training in this field. Training in Oral Medicine includes… Continue reading What is Oral Medicine and what does an Oral Medicine specialist do?
Oral Medicine Specialists are trained to diagnose and treat conditions that affect the mouth, lips, and jaws. They specialists work closely with other healthcare providers to manage a range of oral and facial diseases and disorders. In this blog, we’ll explore how Oral Medicine Specialists collaborate with other healthcare providers to provide the best possible… Continue reading How Oral Medicine Specialists Work With Other Healthcare Providers