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CANKER SORES: THE PAINFUL MOUTH ULCERS

Ulcers are described as well-circumscribed, often depressed lesions with an epithelial defect that is covered by a fibrin clot, causing a yellow-white appearance. A good example is an aphthous ulcer. A painful oral aphthous ulcer, or more commonly known by aphthae or canker sores are being routinely appreciated by both the medical and the dental […]

Corticosteroids and Dentistry

Hard work beats talent               when talent doesn’t work. Steroids beat hard work                         no matter how hard talent works!!   A diverse group of hormones responsible for the metabolic control or body’s response to stress is produced by the adrenal gland. The medullary portion of the adrenal gland secretes epinephrine and norepinephrine while the […]