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Tree gum combats mouth ulcers

A UK trial has found that a natural chewing gum made from mastic gum could be the first preventative treatment to for mouth ulcers. 1 in 5 people suffer from the pain of mouth ulcers but although most conventional topical medications, such as antimicrobial mouthwashes and topical corticosteroids can help mask the pain of mouth […]

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Could your toothpaste be giving you mouth ulcers?

A recent study found that the commonly used chemical detergent Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS), used in most toothpastes and mouth washes, contributes to the frequent occurrence of mouth ulcers according to Norwegian researchers. BY Amy Anderson 4 July, 2007 The study, carried out at the Department of Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway, consisted […]

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Mouth Ulcers

What are Mouth Ulcers? BY Bruce Shane 6 July, 2007 Mouth ulcers, also called canker sores, aphthous stomata and recurrent aphthous stomatitis, mostly occur on the inner cheek, inner lip, tongue, soft palate, floor of the mouth, and sometimes the throat. They are usually about 3-5mm in diameter – though sometimes significantly larger, and often appear 2 […]

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