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Dry Mouth: Causes and Treatment

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  • Dry mouth is the feeling you get when your salivary glands aren't producing enough saliva
  • In most cases, dry mouth is the result of stress or some other emotional taxing event
  • The only way to permanently treat dry mouth is to identify and treat the cause
Dry mouth is the uncomfortable feeling you...
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Dry Mouth: What Is It?

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  • Dry mouth is the condition in which the salivary glands don't produce enough saliva
  • A lack of saliva prevents your mouth from functioning properly
  • Dry mouth that doesn't go away on it's own may indicate a more serious issue
Dry mouth is the condition in which the salivary glands don't produce enough saliva....
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Handling Your Child’s Anxiety for Dental Appointments

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  • Some children may experience anxiety before or during their dental appointments
  • Make sure your child knows exactly what's going to happen
  • It's important for children to develop good oral care habits at an early age
Some children may experience anxiety before or during their dental appointments. This is common for children who are...
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Wisdom Teeth

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  • People typically experience their wisdom teeth growing in between the ages of 17 and 21
  • Wisdom teeth are not needed for chewing and often cause more problems than they're worth
  • It is important to speak with your dentist about the best option for your wisdom teeth
What are wisdom teeth? Technically they are...
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Gum Disease and Your Child

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  • It is important for you, the parent, to teach your child good oral hygiene
  • Gingivitis is the most common type of gum disease and anyone at any age can suffer from it
  • Often gum disease is caused by an overabundance of plaque and bacteria
As soon as your child's teeth start coming in,...
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Our Guide to Halloween

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  • Caries or cavities are often caused by long exposure to sugary or sour substances
  • Monitor how much candy you and your family consume
  • Remind your children to brush their teeth twice a day
Halloween: a favorite holiday among children; a dentist's worst nightmare. Candies, chocolates, and sugary sweets will fill bowls and bags...
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Your Teeth at Halloween

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  • Teeth are particularly susceptible at Halloween because of the enormous amounts of sweets
  • After your night of eating sweets, take the time to thoroughly brush your teeth
  • Have fun this Halloween, but don't forget to take care of your teeth
Halloween is just around the corner and with it a whole host of...
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Early Orthodontics: Braces for Children

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  • Orthodontic treatment can be performed on children as young as age 6
  • Some conditions require early treatment to avoid long-lasting issues
  • It is important to help children take good care of their teeth while they have braces
Orthodontic treatment is usually reserved for older children, teenagers, and adults; however, in some cases, young...
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