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Glossary
... Anesthesia - Medications used to relieve pain...

Prevention Tips for Children
...If such medications don't help, contact your dentist immediately...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
... Here are characteristic bad breath odors associated with some of these illnesses: Diabetes - acetone, fruity Liver failure - sweetish, musty Acute rheumatic fever - acid, sweet Lung abscess - foul, putrefactive Blood dyscrasias - resembling decomposed blood Liver cirrhosis - resembling decayed blood Uremia - ammonia or urine Hand-Schuller-Christian disease - fetid breath and unpleasant taste Scurvy - foul breath from stomach inflammation Wegner`s granulomatosis - Necrotic, putrefactive Kidney failure - ammonia or urine Diphtheria, dysentery, measles, pneumonia, scarlet fever, tuberculosis - extremely foul, fetid odor Syphilis - fetid Bad breath may also be caused by medications you are taking, including central nervous system agents, anti-Parkinson drugs, antihistamines/decongestants, anti-psychotics, anti-cholinergics, narcotics, anti-hypertensives, and anti-depressants...

Teeth Whitening
... One type of stain—caused by traumatic injuries, medications and fluorosis—actually begins inside the tooth; brushing and flossing don’t help...