Posts Tagged ‘ gingivitis ’
Why Having a Dry Mouth is more than Just a Nuisance
Dry mouth is becoming an increasingly prevalent problem among our adult patients. Some people are unaware that their mouths feel dry, and others are aware, but do not consider it to be a problem. It is a problem, and a serious one at that! Dry mouth is a common side effect from many prescription medications, […]
What is Gingivitis?
A lot of people hear this word from their dentist and are not really sure what it means. Have you been told that you have gingivitis by your dentist or dental hygienist? Do you sometimes see blood when you spit your toothpaste out in the sink? This blog will describe what gingivitis is, what it […]
Why Mouth Breathing is a Big Deal
We are not supposed to breathe through our mouths. Our bodies function best on air that is warm and humid after passing through our noses and sinus passages. Constant mouth breathing is like always using a back-up plan. It gets oxygen to our brains, and it keeps us alive, but it is not the best […]
It would not be a stretch to say that every single person has experienced bad breath at some point in his or her life. We are all susceptible to “morning breath” or “garlic breath”, which are neither surprising nor difficult to fix. Many people suffer from persistent bad breath which seems difficult to cure. As with […]