Medical and post-operative conditions:
- Burning Mouth Syndrome
Also referred to as glossodynia, this syndrome causes a burning sensation in the mouth and can be attributed to scalding of the mouth, among other causes.
- Canker Sores
A small, painful sore or lesion that develops in the mouth or around the gums but is not contagious (unlike cold sores).
- Cold Sores
A fever blister is a viral infection that can form around the border of one’s lips and is caused by the herpes simplex virus.
- Dry Mouth
Reduced salivary flow can cause dry mouth syndrome, which is an uncomfortable and unhealthy state change in saliva composition.
- Exaggerated gag reflex
An abnormally active gag reflex can contribute to a gagging problem.
- Excessive Salivation
Hypersalivation is the exact opposite of dry mouth and can cause discomfort as the composition of one’s saliva is not in its optimal, healthy state.
Oral mucositis involves painful inflammation of the membrane and cells lining the digestive tract and can usually take the form of ulceration as a result of chemotherapy.
- Oral Sedation
Various drugs can be used for sedation dentistry including diazepam, triazolam, zaleplon, lorazepam, and hydroxyzine.
- Oral Thrush
A fungal infection on the lining of the mouth, which is considered an abnormal growth, and can cause pain if uncontrolled.
- Pain and infection
Pain as well as infection can occur in the mouth and gums naturally and after dental surgery.
A gum infection which can cause damage to the jawbone as well as your gums.
This condition known as an inflamed, sore mouth can occur anywhere in the mouth and can affect one’s ability to eat and speak.
- Temporo-Mandibular Junction/ Joint Dysfunction (TMJ)
Pain, immobility and discomfort in the jaw are symptoms that typically accompany TMJ.
- Anti-gag chewable pills or lozenges
Our compounding pharmacists work together with the dentist and the patient to provide customized medications including.
- Lip balm for viral / bacterial lesions
- Muscle relaxants and analgesics
- Topical anesthetics
- Anti-bacterial rinses
- Reduce dry socket discomfort
- Treatment for irritated or infected mucosa
Contact Fusion Apothecary today to ask or learn more about a pharmaceutical solution custom suited for your dental condition.