Can I get cold sores from kissing someone with a cold sore?
Yes, you can catch cold sores from kissing someone who has them. The virus that causes cold sores can be passed on through direct contact with the cold sores, or through contact with the saliva of an …
Can adults have orthodontic treatment?
Teeth may not move as quickly in adults as they do in children, but treatment for adults is available.
Can cold sores cause genital herpes?
Yes, cold sores around the mouth can sometimes spread to the genitals during oral sex, resulting in genital herpes.
What can trigger a cold sore?
An outbreak of cold sores can be caused by stress, sunlight or wind exposure, having a cold, the flu or another infection, and menstruation.
What is a cold sore?
Cold sores, sometimes referred to as oral herpes, are small blisters or lesions on the mouth, which are caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV).
How can I prevent getting cold sores?
To prevent contracting the herpes simplex virus that causes cold sores: Avoid kissing someone with a cold sore; Avoid oral sex if your partner has genital herpes; and; Avoid sharing food, cutlery …
Are there different types of cleft lip and palate?
The cleft palate can have a partial or full opening, neither of which affect the outward appearance. The cleft lip can have either one or two splits in the lip. Sometimes babies can be born with both …
Can children have dental implants?
It is best to wait until a person has turned 18, or has stopped growing, before placing a dental implant. Any bone growth that occurs after the dental implant is placed can alter the position and look…
Can I get my braces taken off for a special occasion and then put back on?
You can usually get your braces taken off for a special occasion, although it is time-consuming and can involve additional costs. If this is necessary, the braces need to go back on as soon as possibl…