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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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The benefits of xylitol in your chewing gum!

Posted on: June 1, 2016
Xylitol is a natural sugar found in plant material used as a sweetener in various chewing gums, certain candies, and a variety of other dental related products. Studies show that xylitol can be directly beneficial to your dental health when used regularly because the mouth processes it into an acid that doesn't cause ...
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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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Happy Halloween from Burns Family Dentistry

Posted on: October 28, 2015
Halloween is all about the candy! Now sugar free versions are available to help curb your sweet tooth.   Avoid hard candy that stays in your mouth for a long time. Frequency and length of time a food is in your mouth plays a role in tooth decay.  Sticky candy and gummy textures like taffy and gummy ...
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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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