Oral habits are repeated patterns of behavior done in the oral cavity. It includes digit sucking, lip sucking, tongue thrusting, nail-biting, and bruxism. The consequences of oral habits on the oral cavity are ulcers, malocclusion, periodontal diseases, dental caries, otitis media, and sleep problems.
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Query: Hello doctor, I am 68-years-old and have been maintaining my oral health top-notch. I brush twice daily, floss once daily, and even use a tongue scraper twice weekly. As dentists suggest, I also pay a visit to the dentist once every six months. They would advise me on scaling, and I have had many su... Read Full »