How to Avoid Triggering Canker Sores

While canker sores are rarely serious, they can cause significant discomfort that disrupts your focus. Canker sores are small and shallow oral ulcers that develop in the soft tissues, such as right on the inner lips. They are usually unexpected and last for days before they heal. You can take steps to prevent canker sores by understanding their triggers. Here... read more »

Relieving Your Canker Sores

Canker sores are annoying and painful, and can make simple activities like eating and talking unpleasant. Generally, these sores don’t require dental treatment, and should fade on their own after a week or two. However, we strongly recommend visiting a dentist if you have a particularly persistent or painful sore. While no one is exactly sure what causes canker sores,... read more »