Dry Mouth and Its Harmful Effects on Oral Health

Dry mouth is a sensation most people have experienced at some point in their lives. It is a common side effect of feeling nervous or anxious. It can also occur temporarily due to dehydration or from taking antibiotics during an acute illness. Chronic dry mouth, however, requires daily care to offset the negative impact it…

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Tooth Pain & What it Can Mean

Everyone has experienced tooth pain at one point or another. Sometimes it will last a day, others it will last a month. Regardless, we pray that one morning we’ll wake up and the pain will be gone. Tooth pain happens for a reason. Our teeth are trying to warn us that something is wrong. They…

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Beating Bad Breath

With the many varieties of toothpastes, mouth washes, and chewing gums on the market, bad breath seems like an entirely avoidable nuisances. However, despite all these minty tricks, bad breath still lingers – so what’s going on? What Causes Bad Breath? 80% of bad breath, or halitosis, comes from when bacteria builds up in the…

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5 Steps to a Flawless Floss

Even though we’ve been brushing and flossing our teeth for years and years, many of us are surprised to learn that we’re not doing it properly. Case in point: Did you know that proper brushing takes at least two minutes? Most adults do not come close to brushing that long. Flossing teeth is an effective…

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Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth or third molars are the teeth furthest away in the dental arches and they are usually the last ones to erupt… if they ever come out! Your wisdom teeth usually show up between the ages of 17 and 21. It is very rare to see someone with the maximum possible of 32 teeth in…

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