Chioma Udechukwu, BDS

Dr. Chioma Udechukwu graduated with a bachelor's degree in dentistry (BDS) from the University of Lagos and spent years practicing dentistry. She relocated to Canada to pursue her dental career in a more enabling environment while continuing to work on her passion of educating everyday people about their oral health.

Bumps On Back Of Tongue: Causes and Treatment

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Bumps on the tongue could be normal as the tongue has naturally occurring tiny elevations called papillae. Other times, they may require further investigation and might be an indication of a condition. In this article, we’ll be explaining the different causes, treatment options and when to see a doctor. What Can Cause It? 1. Lingual …

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Tooth Pain and Sensitivity After Filling: What to Know

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It is possible for newly filled teeth to become painful or sensitive after a filling. The pain is usually for a few days but could last up to a few weeks after the filling. It typically is not a sign of any imminent danger to the tooth, neither is it always an indication that there …

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When Can I Stop Worrying About Dry Socket?

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Dry socket, which is also known as “Alveolar Osteitis”, is an inflammation of the alveolar bone socket after tooth extraction. It is the most common complication following tooth extractions, especially the extraction of the third molar (wisdom tooth). The risk of developing dry socket increases with extractions involving impacted lower wisdom teeth. Even though a …

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Why Do My Teeth Hurt? 8 Likely Causes To Know

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Dental pain is a very uncomfortable condition that can have a huge impact on your daily life, making it become so difficult to perform simple tasks or activities such as talking, chewing, swallowing, sleeping or even being attentive at work. Regardless of what you think the cause of a toothache is, it is always good …

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