What is inflammation?
Inflammation (also known as Stomatitis) is a local reaction against infection that involves the release of antibacterial agents to defend the body. It usually manifests as a change to the tissue colour of the mouth, from pink to red, or in more severe cases, involving swelling and/or bleeding upon probing.
Stomatitis can be caused by a lot of different things, including general health, habits and more. Some of the most common causes are:
Due to the different causes of stomatitis, there are many different ways to treat and prevent pain and irritation, including;