Scientists and researchers have long suspected a link between oral health and overall health, especially when it comes to chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and type II diabetes. As they conduct more research, they are discovering other ways that oral health is connected to other health conditions. They have found a possible relationship between.. read more →

The subject of body weight can be a tricky subject for many people, but it is increasingly looked at as an indicator of health. While there is not always a correlation between weight and overall health, weight has been tentatively linked to diseases and worsening health rates. Even in children, several correlations between weight and.. read more →

Your oral health can be a powerful predictor of your overall health. If you have periodontal disease, gum inflammation, cavities, or tooth loss, you’re at a higher risk for several chronic diseases. Here are some of the ways that oral health and chronic disease are related. read more →

20 Feb 2016
February 20, 2016

How Dry Mouth Affects Your Oral Health

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As its name indicates, dry mouth, or xerostomia, is a condition that occurs when you do not generate as much saliva as normal. Dry mouth has many causes, from medical conditions to certain medications. It is surprisingly common, but should be treated as soon as possible. Symptoms of Dry Mouth If you have ever suddenly.. read more →