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Good News for Those That Suffer From Dry Mouth!

Posted on: July 18, 2017
Xerostomia, also known as "dry mouth" can be very uncomfortable and patients that suffer from it are also at a greater risk for cavities. Some medications, chemotherapy or radiation and even age are some common causes of dry mouth. Often patients try to relieve symptoms by drinking fluids or sucking ...
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Flu Season and Your Teeth

Posted on: March 29, 2017
We are not out of the flu season yet! So while you are laid up recovering from the flu, there are a couple of things to keep in mind for your oral health. Dry mouth-  Having a stuffy nose leads to mouth breathing. Mouth breathing + low saliva(saliva production normally decreases ...
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Diabetes and Oral Health

Posted on: November 8, 2016
November is Diabetes awareness month. Diabetes affects your whole body and increases your risk of dental disease. Healthy blood sugar levels will lower the risk of gum disease. Brushing, flossing, routine dental exams/ professional cleanings, controlling your blood sugar and watching your diet are extremely important! Lots of diabetics suffer from lack ...
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Seasonal allergies can affect my dental health?

Posted on: March 9, 2016
Spring is right around the corner. Time when we can start enjoying warmer weather and more time in the sun. However, the spring time can be a headache for many as allergy season is also starting up. Some common symptoms of seasonal allergies include itchy and watery eyes, runny nose, ...
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Why do I have bad breath?

Posted on: February 24, 2016
Almost everyone has dealt with bad breath at some point. Bad breath is mainly caused from the bacteria that live and thrive in the mouth. Reasons for bad odor include poor dental hygiene, infections in the mouth, certain foods and drinks, medications, tobacco use, dry mouth, and medical illnesses. Ways to ...
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What can I do about my dry mouth?

Posted on: November 16, 2015
Dry mouth is a common complaint among many people.  It is usually caused by certain medications, medical conditions, or medical treatments (i.e. chemo and radiation).  Tobacco usage and mouth breathing are other contributing factors.  Dry mouth can lead to an increase in cavities, cause bad breath, mouth sores and even ...
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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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Help Me! My Mouth is so DRY!!

Posted on: May 14, 2013
Are you suffering from xerostomia? Xerostomia is the medical term used to describe a patient's state of having a "dry mouth".There are many factors that contribute to xerostomia. One of the causes of the dreaded "dry mouth condition" include cancer treatments with chemotherapy and/or cancer treatments with radiation of the ...
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