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Did you know your mouth harbors hundreds of different microorganisms? Find out which ones can cause trouble when you accidentally share saliva.
If you notice something different about your tongue, don’t ignore it. White, red, black or bumps? Those are all things that should be checked out by your doctor.
Does your mouth have the taste of old pennies? The condition is more common than you might think. Find out what might be giving your mouth a metallic taste.
Saliva can mix with a substance in the salivary glands and calcify, creating a blockage that causes mouth pain and swelling in the glands. The good news is, an ENT specialist can help.
Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our “Short Answer” series. Oral surgeon Michael Horan, MD, DDS, PhD, answers this question about our taste buds changing as we age.
Gum disease and heart problems — there has been a long-standing belief that there is a link between these two health issues. Researchers speculate that bacteria in the mouth, which cause gum disease, move into the bloodstream and cause inflammation of the blood vessels. This, in turn, may contribute to heart disease and stroke. Alternatively, … Read More