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Mouth Problems
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American Academy of Family Physicians - This symptom chart provides links to information on common mouth conditions. American Academy of Family Physicians - This symptom chart provides links to information on common mouth conditions. Show less
Overview of Tooth Disorders
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Merck Manual Home Health handbook - This site provides a good description of dental plaque, tartar and symptoms of tooth problems such as abnormalities of the enamel, color and shape of teeth. Merck Manual Home Health handbook - This site provides a good description of dental plaque, tartar and symptoms of tooth problems such as abnormalities of the enamel, color and shape of teeth. Show less
Mouth and Teeth
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MedlinePlus - A diagram of the mouth with scientific names and links to related disorders. MedlinePlus - A diagram of the mouth with scientific names and links to related disorders. Show less
Tooth Numbering
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Columbia University College of Dental Medicine - An explanation of the two tooth numbering systems used by most general dentists and by many orthodontists and oral surgeons. Columbia University College of Dental Medicine - An explanation of the two tooth numbering systems used by most general dentists and by many orthodontists and oral surgeons. Show less
Glossary of Dental Terms
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KnowYourTeeth, Academy of General Dentistry - Definitions of dental terminology. KnowYourTeeth, Academy of General Dentistry - Definitions of dental terminology. Show less
Glosario de Términos Dentales
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American Dental Association - Definitions of dental terminology en Español. American Dental Association - Definitions of dental terminology en Español. Show less
Anesthesia and Sedation
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American Dental Association - This site provides descriptions of analgesics, local anesthesia, sedation and general anesthesia. A version for the dentist is available in the other tab. American Dental Association - This site provides descriptions of analgesics, local anesthesia, sedation and general anesthesia. A version for the dentist is available in the other tab. Show less
Periodontal (Gum) Disease: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
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National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health - Types of gum disease, risk factors, symptoms and treatment This article is also available en Español. National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health - Types of gum disease, risk factors, symptoms and treatment This article is also available en Español. Show less
Gum Disease (Periodontal Disease)
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American Dental Association - Basic information on the warning signs of gum disease along with frequently asked questions. American Dental Association - Basic information on the warning signs of gum disease along with frequently asked questions. Show less
Mouth Ulcers
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MedlinePlus and A.D.A.M. - This site provides information on the causes, symptoms, complications and treatment for mouth ulcers which are sores or open lesions in the mouth. MedlinePlus and A.D.A.M. - This site provides information on the causes, symptoms, complications and treatment for mouth ulcers which are sores or open lesions in the mouth. Show less
Canker Sores
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MedlinePlus and A.D.A.M. - Canker sores are a type of mouth ulcer. This article discusses causes, symptoms and treatment. MedlinePlus and A.D.A.M. - Canker sores are a type of mouth ulcer. This article discusses causes, symptoms and treatment. Show less
Dry mouth
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National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health - Dry mouth is the feeling that there is not enough saliva in the mo...Show more National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health - Dry mouth is the feeling that there is not enough saliva in the mouth and it can be a side effect of many medicines, as well as other causes. This article describes causes, treatment and ways to cope. Show less
Cold Sores (PDF)
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MedlinePlus and Patient Education Institute - This tutorial describes symptoms, infectious causes, treatment and self-help techniques for cold sores (feve...Show more MedlinePlus and Patient Education Institute - This tutorial describes symptoms, infectious causes, treatment and self-help techniques for cold sores (fever blisters, oral herpes). It is also available as an interactive tutorial or a self playing presentation. Show less
Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)
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MedlinePlus and A.D.A.M. - Tooth grinding and clenching can cause damage to jaws and teeth. This article addresses causes, symptoms, treatment and possible complications. MedlinePlus and A.D.A.M. - Tooth grinding and clenching can cause damage to jaws and teeth. This article addresses causes, symptoms, treatment and possible complications. Show less
TMJ Disorders
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National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health - Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders can have different ca...Show more National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health - Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders can have different causes, such as injury, stress or arthritis. This article summarizes their symptoms and treatment, with specific warnings in the case of irreversible surgical or orthodontic treatments many of which may not help. Show less
Burning Mouth Syndrome
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National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health - This article provides information on symptoms, causes and treatment for this condition as well as coping strategies for the patient. National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health - This article provides information on symptoms, causes and treatment for this condition as well as coping strategies for the patient. Show less
Oral Cancer
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American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons - Risk factors for oral cancer are discussed as well as how to perform regular self-exams, which are particularly important for smokers. American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons - Risk factors for oral cancer are discussed as well as how to perform regular self-exams, which are particularly important for smokers. Show less
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