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what is glossoptosis

What is Glossoptosis? Characteristics and Treatment

Glossoptosis is a tongue disorder which causes abnormal positioning of the tongue in the mouth. Often, in glossoptosis, the tongue is displaced downwards and retracted backward.
germs in mouth

Mouth Germs – Their Significance and Effect on Oral Health

Mouth germs in more straightforward terms are the oral bacteria that form a thin layer of plaque on the tooth surface. Mouth germs are typically harmless. They reside within the plaque layer in little crevices between the teeth.
Xerostomia and Breast Cancer

What is the Link Between Xerostomia and Breast Cancer?

Xerostomia or dry mouth condition might occur during the treatment of breast cancer. It is mainly caused due to the damage of salivary gland tissue during chemotherapy or radiation.
scarlet fever

Scarlet Fever – Its Cause, Symptoms, and Treatment

Scarlet fever is a typical outburst of the streptococcal throat. Symptoms of scarlet fever usually include high fever, lethargy, sore throat, swollen glands, and tonsils.
Oral Melanoma

Oral Melanoma – Its Cause and Treatment

Oral melanoma is a cancerous condition that primarily arises from pigment-producing cells called melanocytes.
oral lichen planus

Oral Lichen Planus – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

There are many different types of mouth sores that can develop around or in the mouth. Some are painful, some are unsightly, and some may...

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