WHAT IS MOUTH ULCERS?

Mouth Ulcers, also known as Canker sores, are painful areas in the gum and Mouth. It ranges in terms of exact symptoms of mouth ulcer and size. Mouth ulcers are extremely uncomfortable and make it difficult when eating, drinking, and brushing your teeth. These are not harmful because they go away within a week or two, but if it does not heal properly, then it can spread to bigger areas and become painful. To get rid of this condition it is advised to reach us. We have the best dentist team in our clinic, who have years of experience in the dental health industry.

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    Mouth Ulcers

    Describing the Mouth ulcer CAUSES

    There are no such exact causes of mouth ulcers but it varies from person to person. Here we mention some common causes, which might include and those are –

    • Consuming high citrus food or food that is high in acidity
    • If you are going through the anxiety & stress
    • Biting the inside area of the cheek or tongue
    • Excessive smoking
    • Poor fitted dentures and braces
    • Genetic factors & hormonal changes
    • If you have a sports injury
    • Lack of vitamins like B-12, folate, Zinc & iron.
    • Mouth rinses that contain sodium lauryl Sulfate.

    The treatment we suggest to our patient is to recover from MOUTH ULCERS

    In multiple cases, the discomfort and pain of mouth ulcers will lessen within a few days and a week without requiring any treatment. However, people who feel excessive pain and discomfort should reach out to us for the best recommendations. Our dentist suggests the best oral health solutions for eliminating swelling. Our dentist suggests antimicrobial mouthwash & ointment that you can directly apply on the infected area. Here are some more solutions we suggest to you:

    • Rinse with baking soda & salt water
    • Place old tea bags in the sores
    • Apply ice or cold water on the infected area
    • Consume Cool chamomile tea
    • Use pain relief ointments like Anbesol
    • Place Milk of Magnesia on the mouth ulcers

    How can you avoid MOUTH ULCERS?

    • Incorporate good oral hygiene practices: By including the flossing & brushing techniques, you can keep your mouth clean. It makes your Mouth free from any food particles that might trigger. Dentists always suggest soft brush bristles and mouth risers or toothpaste that are Sodium Lauryl sulfate-free.
    • Track your eating habits: Avoid certain foods that can trigger mouth ulcers, for example- nuts, chips, acidic fruits, and spices. Avoiding such foods is the best way to get away from this.
    • Eat healthy: It can be caused due to nutrition deficiency, so eat healthy & balanced foods filled with iron and vitamins.
    • Protect your Mouth: If you have any orthodontic appliances like braces and any other dental solutions then it can irritate certain parts of your Mouth and further cause mouth ulcers.
    • Kick all the stress from your life: Mouth ulcers may be related to stress, so do yoga and meditation to reduce stress.

    Describing the various types of MOUTH ULCERS

    • Canker sores: It looks like a formation of small white patches. The causes are unknown, but trauma can be a reason. It can heal with time in a week and less than that. Avoid acidic, citrus, and spicy food for faster recovery.
    • Candidiasis: This is a kind of yeast infection that is produced inside the mouth tissues. It is white patches in appearance. The major cause of Candidiasis is developing fungus. It mostly caught people who have weak immune systems and people with poor health conditions and diabetes. You should seek advice from our dentists for speedy recovery.
    • Cold sores: It looks like a cluster of red blisters outside the Mouth, especially inside the lips. These ulcers are filled with fluids that can break time and cause leaks. These are highly infected, but they heal within a week.
    • Leukoplakia: These are tough white patches that can appear in the Mouth anywhere. These are not painful, but they can have serious concerns. So, it is advised to visit the dental profession.

    How much does it cost for Mouth ulcer treatment?

    To avoid paying any extra charges, you should visit us in the initial period. If you are neglecting the issues that need serious concerns then it can lead to something serious. To get an estimated cost, reach out to us now. 

    (FAQ) Frequently Asked Questions

    Q.1: What you should avoid to get rid of mouth ulcers?

    To avoid mouth ulcers, you shouldn’t eat spicy, acidic, and salty foods. You shouldn’t drink any crunchy food like toast and crisps. Don’t chew gum, and avoid using toothpaste that contains sodium Lauryl sulfate.

    Q.2: How to treat mouth ulcers?

    Most mouth ulcers can go away on their own, whereas some take 1 to 2 weeks without any treatment. Faster treatments can help to reduce the discomfort and swelling. You can also follow the tips we mentioned in the above section.

    Q.3: When to visit a dentist for mouth ulcers?

    If your Mouth ulcer has lasted more than 3 weeks or if you are suffering from mouth ulcers regularly, then it’s time to reach your dentist. If you feel severe pain and discomfort, then talk with our dentist.

    Q.4: What do mouth Ulcers look like?

    Mouth ulcers are round and oval sores that basically appear inside the Mouth or on cheeks, tongue, and lips. It can be white, yellow, Red, or gray. You may have more than one mouth ulcer at a time, and it may grow over time.

    Q.5: Do mouth ulcers lead to cancer?

    Yes, if you have severe oral health issues and you don’t take much concern, then it can lead to cancer. So, it is advised to visit the dentist before it reaches the severe stage. Book your appointment before something worse happens.

    Q.6: ​Searching for instant & effective help for mouth ulcers?

    We, the Aurum Dentistry Dental Clinic, offer the best dental services under one roof. We are providing our services in the Chandigarh. Book an appointment with us today for the best help.

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