• JUNE 1, 2015
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    Why Do I have Xerostomia (Bad Breath)?

    Xerostomia is the academic term for what you and I call dry mouth. It is, quite simply, the feeling you have when there is little to no saliva in your mouth. You can probably recall times in your life when you were particularly anxious, dehydrated or otherwise exhausted and had that awful dry feeling. Dry

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    • MAY 27, 2013
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    Update on Water Fluoridation

    On April 22, U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, M.D., officially endorsed community water fluoridation as “one of the most effective choices communities can make to prevent health problems while actually improving the oral health of their citizens.” Dr. Benjamin made her endorsement via a letter read at the opening ceremony at the National Oral Health

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    • MAY 4, 2015
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    E-cigarettes | Are they as harmful as traditional cigarettes?

    It is a common misconception that e-cigarettes are not as harmful as traditional cigarettes, with the youthful flavor offerings and loose regulations, the e-cigarettes trend is reaching younger patients. We want to educate all of our patients to make good choices for gum, teeth, and oral tissue health.  Don’t fall victim and think that an

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