Dry Mouth – An effect of over 500 Medications

dry mouth, cavities, dry mouth medications

Many adults think it’s common to have dry mouth due to aging.  The reality is that the vast majority of dry mouth problems are caused by medications.  Dry mouth is one of the most common causes of cavities in adults. As adults, taking medications may be part of our daily life but the resulting lack…

How to Keep a Younger Look to An Aging Mouth

adult dentistry, implants, dentures, dental health

A large percentage of people ages 45 and over experience gum disease, dental decay, cavities and tooth loss.  After years of consuming various types of acidic foods in citrus fruits or carbonated beverages, chewing food and teeth-grinding, their teeth may experience worn enamel, flattened edges and loosening or complete tooth loss.  Cavities are not reserved…

Each Smile Tells A Story

oral health, dental health, dental implants

It is said that the eyes are the windows to the soul.  And, professionally speaking, your teeth tell the story of your health.  Signs of trouble can be bad breath, red, swollen or bleeding gums, yellowing teeth, spots on teeth, loose or cracked teeth, large gaps between teeth or teeth that have fallen out. What…

Women’s Hormones Effect Dental & Oral Health

Oral Health and Hormones

Most women realize the various effects female hormones can have on their body, their mood and their health overall.  Now, a recent study shows, women’s hormones can specifically affect women’s dental and oral health. Research Study Shows the Effects A research study by Case Western University School of Dental Medicine indicates that even natural changes in…

Tooth Discoloration and Options for A Whiter Smile

Typical Causes of Tooth Discoloration We all know pretty much what can cause our teeth to stain or change color. The list includes cigarettes, coffee, red wine, tea, certain fruits and vegetables and colas. Then there is the natural discoloring of teeth caused by aging. Ageing causes enamel to thin and the tooth’s second layer,…

Make the Move from Partial Dentures to Dental Implants

Say Goodbye to Partial Dentures! With partial dentures, you have an appliance attached with metal to your surrounding remaining teeth. The gum portion is an uncomfortable plastic that will irritate your gums and make it difficult for you to speak. This apparatus needs much care, careful handling and daily removal for cleaning. And, as a…

Experiencing Tooth Loss

You Don’t Have to Age to Experience Tooth Loss Loose teeth in adults can result from various incidents. Trauma to teeth by a severe blow or fall can be damaging to teeth and cause tooth loss. Using your teeth as tools to open bottle caps, cracking ice cubes or tearing open bags with your teeth…