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oral

 [o´ral]
1. pertaining to the mouth; taken through or applied in the mouth.
2. denoting that aspect of the teeth that faces inward towards the oral cavity or tongue.

or·al

(ōr'ăl), Do not confuse this word with its near-homophone aural.
Relating to the mouth.
[L. os (or-), mouth]

oral

(ôr′əl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the mouth: oral surgery.
2. Used in or taken through the mouth: an oral thermometer; an oral vaccine.
3. Psychology Of or relating to the first stage of psychosexual development in psychoanalytic theory, from birth to about 18 months, during which the mouth is the chief focus of exploration and pleasure. The oral stage is followed by the anal stage.

o′ral·ly adv.

or·al

(ōr'ăl)
Relating to the mouth.
[L. os (or-), mouth]

oral

Pertaining to the mouth.

oral

of or relating to the mouth or to its uses.

or·al

(ōr'ăl)
Relating to the mouth.
[L. os (or-), mouth]

Patient discussion about oral

Q. Is it possible to prevent appearance of oral aphthae? I get these a lot and lately I've heard it comes as a result of stress or weak immune system. Is that true? Is there a way to make it go away forever????? anyone who has ever had this annoying thing in his mouth knows what I'm talking about... I know all the possible curing ways- I'm looking for prevention now...thanx!

A. welcome to my life! every time the air get's a little dry i get 1-3 aphthae and can't eat for the next 4-6 days. so i investigated a little, and i'm sorry but right now no one really knows what causes them. they know that from some reason the body get's an immune reaction in the oral mucosa and that causes an ulcer. but a friend of mine went to an Ayurveda therapist that told him to stop eating tomatoes and eggplants (in any way, cooked,baked,fried) and he says he stop getting aphthae. so you might try Ayurveda for prevention. it could help...

Q. What are the effects of alcoholism on the oral cavity? I have to make a presentation on this topic, and I would like to know what are the main pathological effects of chronic alcoholism on the oral cavity, I know that it is a carcinogen, but it mainly acts as a promoter, is there any cancer that is caused by alcohol abuse?

A. alcohol can interact harmfully with several medications commonly used in dental treatment. Alcohol intensifies the depressant effect of barbituates and tranquilizers creating a higher risk of deep sedation and unconsciousness. Following treatment, the ability to drive may be impaired. Medications used to control high blood pressure and angina have a dilating effect on the blood vessels which is intensified by alcohol.

The result is a higher likelihood of low blood pressure and fainting. Even the action of aspirin is intensified by alcohol, causing excessive bleeding by disrupting clot formation

Q. is it normal to be addiected to oral sex men eating me out

A. in an experiment they did on mice, they inserted an electrode to the pleasure area in the mouse's brain and every time he hit a certain pedal- it sent an electrical charge and aroused the pleasure area in the brain.
the mouse didn't care about food, females and nothing else. he just continued to push the pedal like crazy until he died.
we are addicted to pleasure too. what ever arouses your pleasure areas in the brain.

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'The Federal Ministry of Health is proud to associate with Unilever Nigeria PLC, makers of Pepsodent fluoride toothpaste for sustaining efforts at making citizens appreciate oral hygiene.
Commenting on Pepsodent's contributions to global awareness on oral care, Corporate Affairs and Sustainable Business Director, Unilever Nigeria and Ghana, Soromidayo George said: 'We are committed to helping children and adults manage their oral hygiene to forestall absence from school, work and socialising.
He stressed that preventive care is always the best option, but early detection and treatment are also crucial to ensuring the best outcomes against oral disease and associated health complications.
The oral hygiene habits of our study sample indicated that 87 (28.9%) of the children would brush their teeth twice per day, whereas 172 (57.1%) would brush only once per day.
Detecting oral cancer in its earliest stages increases the five-year survival rate from less than 30 percent to over 80 percent.
The present review included all the literature published in English that qualified the following criteria: all cross-sectional and longitudinal studies on prevalence of dental problems, oral care and hygiene, and barriers to access of dental care in individuals with SCIs.
Steve Perlman has been helping to address oral health issues for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
These findings from the dental and nursing literature raise questions as to whether more can be done, whether nurses can help improve population oral health and whether nurse education needs to be improved.
One of the important causes for oral lichenoid reactions could be allergic hypersensitivity reaction in which main causative phenomena occur by degranulation of mast cells [8].
* The fastest growing segment of the oral and oropharyngeal cancer population are otherwise healthy nonsmokers in the 25-to-50 age range
Chewing tobacco which may include gutka and/or betel-quid (BQ) is a common oral habit in South Asian countries, including Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and India.1-5 Gutka is a kind of smokeless tobacco (ST) containing a blend of slaked lime, powdered tobacco and ground areca-nut (AN).5,6 BQ is a mixture of areca-nut, lime and ground tobacco enveloped in a Piper betleleaf.7,8 In addition, components such as saffron, artificial fragrances and menthol are common both in BQ and gutka.