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Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
...” Certain health issues and some medications can also cause “dry mouth,” or xerostomia...

Treating "Burning Mouth" Depends on What's Triggering it
...If, for example, we've determined your BMS stems from dry mouth as a side effect to medication, we can ask your doctor to prescribe an alternative, increase your water intake when taking pills or stimulate saliva flow...

Encourage Your College-Bound Child to Practice Good Oral Health Habits
...A dry mouth caused by these habits, could put their mouth at higher risk for disease...

Keep Your Saliva Flowing - Your Oral Health Depends on it
... For these reasons, it's important for you to find out the cause of chronic dry mouth and treat it...

Winter Tooth Tips
...A dry mouth can result, which can lead to bad breath, tooth decay and gum disease...

5 Causes of Bad Breath and What You Can Do About It!
...Dry mouth...

Elderly Dentist
...If you are taking certain medications then you may be dealing with chronic dry mouth...

Senior Care Dentist
...Dry mouth, gum tissue irritation and even oral thrush (a fungal infection) are all issues that seniors are more likely to face, and our dental team knows exactly what to do to get your oral health back on track...

Caring For Older Smiles
... Combating dry mouth is crucial Saliva production decreases naturally as you grow older but can also be affected by the medications you take...

What You Should Do to Protect an Older Loved One's Dental Health
...Dry mouth...

The Triple Partnership That Could Save a Cancer Patient's Oral Health
...They should also attempt to reduce dry mouth, a potential consequence of cancer treatment, by consuming more water and using saliva boosters like Xylitol-sweetened gums and mints...

3 Things You Should Do to Protect Your Teeth Later in Life
...Relieve chronic dry mouth...

The Importance of Dental Care as You Get Older
...If you deal with dry mouth, as many older adults do, this puts you at risk for decay...

Smoking Could Increase the Risk of an Implant Failure
...Inhaled smoke can scald the inside skin of the mouth, thickening its surface layers and damaging salivary glands leading to dry mouth...

Dental Care for Seniors
...Dry mouth is a very common side effect of many medications, so drinking enough water throughout the day is essential to keep the mouth healthy...

Managing Oral Health Is an Important Priority for HIV-AID Patients
...Another common problem is chronic dry mouth (xerostomia), caused by a lack of saliva production...