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  • saliva
  • Also, saliva contains a sterile liquid that not only helps in maintaining good oral hygiene but also helps defend the harmful foreign microorganisms that enter our body, so if our mouth has little saliva, then we are more likely to have infections inside the mouth, have trouble chewing and swallowing food, as well as have trouble in proper digestion. (hubpages.com)
  • When this therapy is given to the neck and head region, as in cases of oral, throat, or dental cancers, patients experience intense dry mouth or xerostomia because this treatment damages the salivary glands resulting in lack of saliva leading to severe dry mouth conditions and increased risk of infections. (hubpages.com)
  • Take proper care of oral hygiene through daily cleaning to reduce the risk of infection and entry of harmful microorganisms that is facilitated by low saliva. (hubpages.com)
  • The function of the salivary glands is to secrete saliva, which has a lubricating function, which protects the oral mucosa of the mouth during eating and speaking. (wikipedia.org)
  • mouth
  • A non-surgical option that may be effective for a small or newly identified mucocele is to rinse the mouth thoroughly with salt water (one tablespoon of salt per cup) four to six times a day for a few days. (wikipedia.org)
  • tissue
  • Diode laser (with wavelengths varying between 800 and 980 nm) is poorly absorbed by hard dental tissue, is safe, and well indicated for soft oral tissue surgeries for cutting, vaporization, curettage, blood coagulation, and hemostasis in the oral region [ 12 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • surgical
  • Some authors described the efficacy of lasers in the treatment of oral tissues problems for photodynamic therapy [ 8 , 9 ] and surgical procedures [ 1 , 10 , 11 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • treatment
  • citation needed] If the mucocele persists, individuals should see a doctor to discuss further treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Therefore, the aim of the present manuscript was to present a case report about the use of a diode laser for chairside treatment of a mucocele in a newborn patient as a conservative and nonstressful method. (hindawi.com)
  • If small and asymptomatic further treatment may not be needed, otherwise minor oral surgery may be indicated. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • To our knowledge, case reports presented in Literature concerning chairside laser treatments of mucocele are related to child, adolescent, and adult patients [ 1 ], but no case reports have been presented with newborn patients yet. (hindawi.com)
  • Literature
  • Several attempts to produce internationally accepted terminologies and definitions of 'oral precancer' have appeared in the literature. (biomedsearch.com)
  • mouth
  • 3. Rinses - Certain special types of oral rinses are prescribed by the doctors when treating mouth sores. (lybrate.com)
  • gingivitis
  • Gingivitis is one of the most prevalent oral problems associated with pregnancy, occurring in 60-75 percent of pregnant women. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Restorative treatment can relieve pain, re-establish function, restore esthetics, and make it easier to maintain good oral hygiene. (citykidsnorthshore.com)
  • If small and asymptomatic further treatment may not be needed, otherwise minor oral surgery may be indicated. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] If the mucocele persists, individuals should see a doctor to discuss further treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatments
  • 4. Cauterizing or destroying sores - In certain cases where topical or oral treatments haven't worked it may be necessary to correct it by cauterizing or using a special device to burn and destroy the sore so that new tissues can grow in its place. (lybrate.com)
  • conditions
  • 5. Oral medications - Certain oral medications may be prescribed for sores which are caused due to underlying physical conditions such as ulcers. (lybrate.com)