General Medications Can Have Oral Side Effects For more details visit  http:// smilecareworld.com /myths-facts
<ul><li>Many medications are known to have side effects which can affect the oral health. </li></ul><ul><li>In most cases,...
For more details visit  http:// smilecareworld.com /myths-facts <ul><li>Dry Mouth  — antihistamines and other drugs can ca...
For more details visit  http:// smilecareworld.com /myths-facts <ul><li>You notice that your gums bleed easily, are swolle...
For more details visit  http:// smilecareworld.com /myths-facts <ul><li>The decreased salivary flow and increased salivary...
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  1. 1. General Medications Can Have Oral Side Effects For more details visit http:// smilecareworld.com /myths-facts
  2. 2. <ul><li>Many medications are known to have side effects which can affect the oral health. </li></ul><ul><li>In most cases, the oral side effects of medications resolve shortly after you stop taking the medication. </li></ul><ul><li>However, it is important to be aware of the side effects that a particular medication could have when prescribed. </li></ul><ul><li>This holds true for over-the-counter medications too. </li></ul>Did you know? For more details visit http:// smilecareworld.com /myths-facts
  3. 3. For more details visit http:// smilecareworld.com /myths-facts <ul><li>Dry Mouth — antihistamines and other drugs can cause a decrease in saliva further leading to soft tissue inflammation, pain and infection. Tooth decay can also develop, and chronic dry mouth can create difficulties for people who wear dentures. These symptoms can be decreased by increase intake of water or using sugarless lozenges or gum to stimulate the flow of saliva. Artificial saliva may be recommended. </li></ul>Some common oral side effects include:
  4. 4. For more details visit http:// smilecareworld.com /myths-facts <ul><li>You notice that your gums bleed easily, are swollen, tender or red, are pulling away from your teeth. </li></ul><ul><li>There is pus between your teeth and gums or if you have persistent bad breath or a bad taste in your mouth </li></ul><ul><li>You have permanent teeth that are loose or separating or if there is a change in your bite or the way your dentures fit. </li></ul><ul><li>You have red or white patches in your mouth or on your tongue that are sore or ulcerated. </li></ul>Visit your dentist if…
  5. 5. For more details visit http:// smilecareworld.com /myths-facts <ul><li>The decreased salivary flow and increased salivary glucose levels make patients with diabetes susceptible to fungal infections in the mouth. </li></ul><ul><li>If you smoke, have high blood glucose levels or take antibiotics, you are even more prone to fungal infections. </li></ul><ul><li>Patients may complain of a burning sensation in the mouth or difficulty in swallowing or tasting. </li></ul>Did you know?
  6. 6. About Smile Care Smile Care® has spearheaded the cause of modern dentistry in India through its multitude of activities in the field of dentistry. Smile Care® is involved in Clinical Services, Continuing Education, Clinical Research, Public Awareness and Scientific Publication in the field of dentistry and offers the synergistic benefit of these activities to all its clients. For more details visit http:// smilecareworld.com /myths-facts
  7. 7. Contact Details Smile Care Clinic Bandra, Vashi, Kolhapur Email: [email_address] Bandra : 91 -22-26400188 / 83 & 91-22-26431670 / 71 Vashi : 91 22 27888234 / 35 Kohlapur : 91 231 2540648 / 49 Website: http://www.smilecareworld.com For more details visit http:// smilecareworld.com /myths-facts
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