PERIODONTAL (GUM) DISEASE

oral health

Dry Mouth At Night? Why You Shouldn’t Ignore The Symptoms

  In an article published by Colgate, Jae Curtis says that one must not ignore the symptom of a dry mouth since it could lead to deteriorating oral health. This is because a dry mouth is associated with a lack of saliva in the mouth, and saliva plays a major role in maintaining your oral health. …

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The Link Between Stress and Oral Health

A study published by Vasiliou et al. (2016) in the NCBI finds that there is a direct correlation between current stress and oral health. Many believe that stress is directly related to physical health issues like headaches and weight loss. The aspect of oral health with respect to stress is a topic that has been …

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tabacco Smoking

Quitting Tobacco Habits to Protect Oral Health

All tobacco products including the non-smoking ones run the risk of tooth loss and bone loss in the jawbone. Pipe and cigar smokers also have the same risk of tooth loss as cigarette smokers. Use of tobacco products can also lead to oral and pharyngeal (throat) cancers, bad breath, stained teeth, and increased risk of …

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Dental Bone Grafting for Loss during Periodontitis

You can develop periodontal disease from a large number of factors. What makes it dangerous is that it is almost undetectable in its early stages. Bone augmentation or dental bone grafting is a common remedy for periodontitis, but it’s not the only one. When gum disease becomes serious and infects the sensitive tissue underneath, it …

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Sensitive Teeth

It’s Time To Break Up With Your Sensitive Teeth

In adults as well as children, sensitive teeth have become a serious issue in recent years. Although not very serious, it happens when the enamel of the teeth gets worn down to the point where the nerves get exposed. This is followed by severe toothaches that borders on unbearable. If it is allowed to continue …

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Steps to Avoid the Threat of Periodontal Gum Disease

It is not uncommon to develop periodontal gum disease as it happens to an estimated of 8 out of 10 people in the States. They can range from minor inflations and irritations to serious scenarios that may or may not prove fatal for your gums and even the bones in your mouth that are responsible …

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