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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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What You can do to Ease that Burning Sensation in Your Mouth
...If you’re taking medications that could cause dry mouth, speak with your physician about changing to an alternative...

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...

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

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...

3 Things You can Do to Ease Chronic Dry Mouth
...That's why chronic dry mouth is much more than just an unpleasant feeling...

How to Protect Dental Health in the Later Years of Life
...Watch out for “dry mouth...

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

4 Ways Saliva Protects Your Mouth Against Disease
...Diminished saliva production not only produces an unpleasant dry mouth, it may increase your risk for disease...

Don't Let Acid Reflux Disease Rob You of Your Teeth
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine articles “GERD and Oral Health” and “Dry Mouth...

Acid Reflux Could Be Damaging Your Teeth
... If you have chronic dry mouth, stimulate saliva production by drinking more water, chewing xylitol gum or using a saliva supplement...

4 Ways Alcohol Could Affect Your Oral Health
...Dry mouth...

3 Seasons of a Woman's Life That Could Present New Oral Health Challenges
...Persistent dry mouth caused by a lack of adequate saliva flow, for example, can cause irritation and significantly increase the risk of dental disease...