Category: Preventing Canker Sores

Recent Clinical Trials For Aphthous Ulcers

There are several studies, one recently completed and the other ongoing, using vitamins to determine whether or not they provide protection or relief from bouts of canker sores, or recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS).  The first study, completed in 2009, revealed…

Are Your Braces Causing Canker Sores?

The ugly appearance of throbbing canker sores after  getting braces is quite common. In fact small cuts and abrasions, accidentally biting the inside of the cheek or tongue, and dental work are common triggers, and braces can be a particular…

Foods That Can Trigger Canker Sores

Did you know the mere act of eating can trigger a canker sore in some people? Also called recurrent aphthous stomatitis, these small flat ulcers are extremely tender and often trigger a big jolt of pain when eating or drinking.…