Oral Health

Oral Thrush

Oral thrush is caused by a fungus called Candida that affects moist areas. The mouth is prone to this infection as it is always moist, or should be, in order to chew and start the digestion of food. Candida is a common organism and many

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Mouth Ulcers

A mouth ulcer is a painful pale coloured sore on the moist inner skin of the mouth. They make eating and tooth brushing difficult, as food and the brush scrapes against the exposed surface causing pain and discomfort. Generally mouth ulcers are small round sores

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Cold Sores

Cold sores normally first occur on or near your lip.  They are caused by a type of herpes virus that is highly contagious and are often caught in childhood from someone who is infected.  The virus lies dormant until it is activated, usually at a

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