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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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Preventing Dental Disease Starts with Assessing Your Unique Risk
...The primary factors can be represented by the acronym BAD: Bad bacteria, particular strains that produce acid, which at high levels erode enamel and expose the teeth to infection; Absence of saliva, or “dry mouth,” an insufficient flow of saliva that can’t effectively neutralize acid and restore mineral content to enamel; and Dietary habits too heavy in sugar or acid, which can result in bacterial growth and enamel erosion...

Proper Cleaning Techniques can Help you Control Chronic Bad Breath
We all experience the occasional bout of bad breath from dry mouth or after eating certain foods...

Get Control of Dry Mouth to Protect Your Dental Health
...And for many people, inadequate saliva — dry mouth — is a chronic problem...

With Proper Care, you can Lower Your Risk of Tooth Loss as You Age
...One such issue is xerostomia, dry mouth...

Chronic Dry Mouth Could be Increasing Your Risk of Dental Disease
... That’s the case for millions of people in America who have a chronic condition called xerostomia or “dry mouth...

Your Age Won't Necessarily Decide Against Straightening Your Smile
...And, if you have restricted saliva flow (dry mouth), wearing orthodontic devices could be uncomfortable and increase your risk of tooth decay...

How to Lessen the Effects of Chronic Dry Mouth
... Believe it or not, the top issue among 15,000 respondents in a recent American Dental Association (ADA) survey was dry mouth...

Be Alert to the Unintended Consequences of Cancer Treatment to Oral Health
...The resulting “dry mouth” creates an environment conducive to bacterial growth and elevated acid levels...

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

Although a Challenge, Chronically Ill Children Need Tooth Decay Prevention
...If medications are causing dry mouth, caregivers can speak to their physicians about possible alternatives; likewise, they should see if modifications can be made to their diet to better support dental health...

3 Common Causes for Chronic Dry Mouth and What You can do About It
Like most people, you’ve no doubt experienced occasional dry mouth as when you’re thirsty or just waking from sleep...

10 Tips to Tame Bad Breath
...Tackle dry mouth...

Chronic Dry Mouth Could Increase Your Risk for Dental Disease
...Then, it's no longer an irritation—chronic dry mouth could also increase your risk of dental disease...

Do This for Your Dental Health Before, During and After Cancer Treatment
...The effect on these glands can interrupt the normal flow of saliva and cause xerostomia or "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...

Chewing Tobacco is Just as Addictive and Dangerous as Smoking
...And although not life-threatening, it can also give you bad breath, dry mouth and an assortment of dental problems that incur financial and social costs...

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

Take These Steps to Alleviate Chronic Dry Mouth
...Spicy or salty foods can irritate your gum tissues and worsen dry mouth symptoms...

Mouth Breathing Can Lead to Serious Oral Problems, Especially for Children
...This can lead to oral problems like chronic dry mouth, which not only creates an unpleasant mouth feel, it also produces the ideal environment for dental disease...

4 Things You Can Do To Protect Oral Health During Cancer Treatment
...Minimize dry mouth...

See Your Dentist if You're Experiencing One of These 3 Oral Problems
...Dry mouth...

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