Q: What to do when you have an itchy palate (roof of mouth)? A: You could have a food allergy or sensitivity to certain foods such as citrus or certain spices. You should also check the toothpaste and mouth rinses you might be using. Do you smoke? I would also advise having a Periodontist or
What to do when you have an itchy palate (roof of mouth)?
Category: Related Diseases
Q: Does good oral hygiene really have something to do with heart disease? A: If you can maintain excellent oral hygiene, then your chances of developing periodontal or gum disease is reduced. If that happens, there is less of a chance that the “bad” bacteria will do any damage to your heart and blood vessels.
Q: From whom should I seek help about jaw bone erosion: a regular dentist or a periodontist? A: I would suggest seeing a Periodontist if you are referring to bone loss around your teeth or edentulous ridges where you are missing teeth. Once a diagnosis is made, then the Periodontist can refer you to a
Q: Sometimes when I eat or drink the roof of my mouth hurts. Does that mean gum disease? A: If you have discomfort on the roof of your mouth, you should be seen by a qualified dentist or specialist for consultation. It doesn’t necessarily mean you have gum disease, but it might be indicative of
Q: Is gum swelling linked to other diseases of the body? A: Numerous diseases can affect the gums, and vice versa. I would suggest a consultation with a Periodontist to see if you have gum disease and whether a consult with your physician is indicated.