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What causes mouth ulcers?

What causes mouth ulcers?

Typically mouth ulcers are caused by trauma. This can be mechanical – knocking your gum with your toothbrush, or it can be thermal – the Sunday hot potato or the slice of pizza. The mouth ulcer is caused by damage to the surface gum, which breaks down and that exposes the sensitive surface below. A …

The future of NHS dentistry relies on young dentists

The future of NHS dentistry relies on young dentists

Joined now by Nikki Patel. She is Chair of the Young Dentists Association part of the British Dental Association. Thank you very much Nikki for coming along. You’ve been a dentist for about 10 years now and you’re working in NHS dentistry. Looking at your contemporaries you graduated with, how many of them are doing …