Author: Valerie Grant

Canker-Rid: Does It Really Work?

I am always on the lookout for new products and treatments that can reduce canker sore pain and help them heal faster.  Mouth sore suffers just want to be able to eat, talk and swallow without pain. One remedy that…

Wild Oregano Oil Can Help Zap Your Mouth Sores

Wild Oregano Oil (Origanum vulgare) is my go-to remedy for all sort of ailments, including canker sores. It’s a potent anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-parasitic and antioxidant with many uses. Due to its antioxidant characteristics, it may also help reduce inflammation, which…

Are Canker Sores Hereditary?

For some, getting canker sores may run in the family

There may be something to the theory that canker sores run in the family.  About 30 to 40 percent of those who experience frequent mouth sores, referred to as recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) have a family history of the condition.…

Magic Mouthwash for Canker Sores

Often known as Duke’s Magic Mouthwash because the original recipe was first developed at Duke University, this special concoction may help relieve the pain and inflammation of severe mouth sores. The formula  is often used for people undergoing chemo or…

Canker Sore Mouth Rinses That Work

While there is no permanent cure, there are ways to get rid of canker sores fairly quickly. You have a lot of options to conquer those nasty, painful sores. Also known as aphthous ulcers, these small, round,  red-rimmed ulcers covered…

Canker Sore Stages

Although there are three main types of canker sores, which are based on the size, how long they last and whether or not they leave scarring, they all  go through the same stages before healing. Prodromal Stage Before a mouth…