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Dry mouth: What effects does it have on your teeth? Helpful information from Drs Eric and Casey Burns

Posted on: October 30, 2014
What is Dry Mouth? Dry mouth also known as Xerostomia is associated with salivary gland hypofunction where there is a reduced amount of salivary output. This watery substance in our mouth aids in lubricating and protecting our teeth, tongue and tissues. It aids in chewing, swallowing and digesting food and also ...
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Helping Hints for Halloween

Posted on: October 28, 2013
Happy Halloween from Eric and Casey Burns DDS!Halloween is here again and candy is everywhere you turn but did you know that some candy is better than others? No candy is “good for you”, there are just some that are more likely to cause decay than others. The Candies to ...
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Kidney Disease and How it is Linked to Your Oral Health

Posted on: October 9, 2013
Kidney Health Kidney disease affects millions of people in the US, with many more at risk of developing the disease. Those at risk include people who have diabetes, high blood pressure, and family history of kidney disease. Studies are now showing poor eating habits, smoking, and obesity are also a ...
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How can calcium phosphate help my teeth?

Posted on: May 17, 2013
There are new dental products available for people with high caries risk and dry mouth.  Lower levels of calcium and phosphate ions in your teeth can cause white spots which basically is weakening of the enamel also known as enamel demineralization. This demineralization is the earliest form of a cavity.Products containing ...
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