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Burning Mouth Syndrome

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 […]

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Burning mouth syndrome affects menopausal women seven times more often than men

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 […]

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Mom’s gum disease treatment safe for baby

By Frederik Joelving NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Pregnant women can safely be treated for gum infections without having to worry about their baby’s health, according to a new study. The concern among dentists had been that treating the problem could cause bacteria to get into the mothers’ bloodstream, where they could harm babies’ development. […]

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