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Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is a painful, frustrating condition often described as a scalding sensation in the tongue, lips, palate, or throughout the mouth. Although BMS can affect anyone, it occurs most commonly in middle-aged or older women. BMS often occurs with a range of medical and dental conditions, from nutritional deficiencies and menopause to […]
Most people can relate to the uncomfortable feeling that occurs after scalding their mouth on hot soup or coffee. It’s a relief when that burnt feeling subsides after several days. But, imagine experiencing that burning sensation all day, every day. The condition is called burning mouth syndrome (BMS), and damage to the nervous system during […]
Aug 22, 2011 By: From staff reports Drug Topics Pharmacy and dental organizations are uniting to promote oral health and raise public awareness of dry mouth, a side effect commonly caused by taking prescription and over-the-counter medications. The American Pharmacists Association (APhA), American Dental Association (ADA), Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), and American Academy […]
By Sylvia Booth Hubbard Do you have bad breath? You sinuses could be the cause. More than 25 million Americans suffer from sinus problems, and a sudden bout of halitosis is a common symptom of a sinus infection. Sinusitis increases the amount of mucous and causes bacteria already in the mouth to thrive. According to […]
The physical, medical, and social problems associated with mouth breathing are not recognized by most health care professionals, according to a study published in the January/February 2010 issue of General Dentistry, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). “Children who mouth breathe typically do not sleep well, causing them to be […]
Children at risk for facial deformities, poor grades, dentists say. By Ellin Holohan HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 23 (HealthDay News) — Breathing through the mouth instead of the nose can lead to more than just dry tongues and palates. Chronic mouth breathers, most often children with allergies, have problems getting enough oxygen into their blood, […]
By Times Colonist (Victoria)September 1, 2007 CHICAGO — On the list of social offences, bad breath ranks right up there with flatulence and body odour. And while store shelves are well stocked with remedies ranging from chewing gum and mouthwash to breath strips and drops, researchers are just starting to understand the science of bad […]
A recent study has revealed that pollen of certain spring flowers are to be blamed for the increase in seasonal allergies and can also lead to a health problem known as mouth breathing. According to www.scienceblog.com, if the problem of mouth breathing does not get treated during the early stages, it might end up causing […]