Oral fungus causes common oral infection
If you want to avoid or control a common infection popularly known as thrush, you have one more reason to visit your dentist, especially if you have diabetes, wear a prosthesis, or have some problem with the immune system.
Also called candidiasis, the fungal infection causes painful white spots on the tongue or the inside of the cheeks. The lesions may bleed slightly when shaved or when you brush your teeth. Sometimes, oral candidiasis spreads to the roof of the mouth, gums, tonsils, or the back of the throat.
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For some people to look good is to have a good look or dress well. For others, it's having a whiter smile. According to a survey, conducted in 2007 by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the quest for tooth whitening seems to increase every year. The results indicated a 15% increase over the 2005 survey (1).