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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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Patients with HIV Must Pay Close Attention to Their Oral Health
...Patients also have higher risks for dry mouth, oral cancer and periodontal (gum) disease...

Bad Breath in Children
...Breathing through the mouth instead of the nose can cause a dry mouth...

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...

Look After Your Teeth During Cancer Treatment to Avoid Dental Disease
...If the salivary glands become damaged, however, they may produce less saliva and create a condition called xerostomia or “dry mouth...

National Fresh Breath Day Reminds Us to Seek Out the Source of Bad Breath
...You may be able to relieve chronic dry mouth and accompanying bad breath by using saliva-boosting agents or drinking more water...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
...Dry mouth or xerostomia may also cause bad breath due to decreased salivary flow...

Dry Mouth
...Dry mouth (also called Xerostomia) is a fairly common condition that is caused by diminished saliva production...

Oral Cancer
...  These include dry mouth and overly sensitive teeth, as well as accelerated tooth decay...

Women and Tooth Care
... Some research has shown that women may be more likely to develop dry mouth, eating disorders, jaw problems such as temporomandibular joint disorders, and facial pain—all of which can be difficult from a physical and emotional standpoint...

Medication and Heart Disease
... A condition called dry mouth is commonly associated with certain medications, including antihistamines, diuretics, decongestants and pain killers...