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Worst Mouth Diseases

Sores, pus and filth, oh my! If anything this list will make you thankful for your pearly whites. Investing in dental assisting colleges. Patients in Utah and across the country will have something to smile about -- you hopefully are not plagued by any of the below mouth diseases. Bet you’ll floss twice and scrub those pearly whites a little extra after reading this.

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Oral Candidiasis

Oral Candidiasis

This nasty disease results from a fungal infection in the mouth. Most people that contract this mouth disease have an immune system deficiency. Soreness and burning help dental assistants and dentists identify this white patchy fungus. Commonly referred to as looking like cheese, this ailment is anything but tasty.

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Oral Cancer

Oral Cancer

The big C-word plagues the oral cavities as well. People in Utah and across the country have been battling oral cancer since it’s discovery in the 19th century. Grotesque tumors and lesions in the oral cavity help dentists diagnose this disease. Biopsies often help doctors confirm the cells are cancerous.

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Syphilis

Syphilis

Sores. Rash. Pain. Consider the consequences before a fun Friday night turns into a nightmare. The bacterial disease is highly contagious and usually passed during oral sex. It is usually treated by penicillin. However, many people don’t show symptoms of this embarrassing and dreadful disease. Dental assisting colleges and medical teams have been researching treatments for syphilis and other mouth diseases.

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Herpes

Herpes

This viral disease currently doesn’t have a cure and many people don’t show symptoms. Once contracted the virus will most likely remain in your body with reoccurring outbreaks. Consider fever blisters, genital blisters and painful sores before your next Sunday fun day. With symptoms not always present, you may want to get you and you partner tested. It can also spread to your esophagus, hands and even your brain.

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Genital Warts

Genital Warts
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Hand Foot & Mouth Disease

Hand Foot & Mouth Disease

Often found in infants, this disease is characterized by painful sores in the mouth in combination with a rash on hands, feet and also the buttocks.

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Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Disease

The gums pull away from the teeth, creating pockets that get infected. If not properly treated the gums and bones deteriorate. This can ultimately cause the teeth to fall out. Unless you want to be wearing dentures at a young age continue visiting a dentist regularly. Also floss and take care of yourself. If you’ve ever met someone with this disease you can usually smell them before you see them.

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Dry Mouth

Dry Mouth

A pretty self-explanatory disease, according to webMD.com it plagues around 10 percent of the population. It can make even the most basic functions difficult. Eating, swallowing and even talking can become quite tedious if salvia is absent. A dentist can typically diagnose the problem.

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Laura Kovarik is a writer for Fusion 360, an advertising agency in Utah (Salt Lake City). She writes content for AmeriTech College and many other clients.

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