A common myth is that a growing baby depletes calcium from its mother’s teeth, causing one tooth to be lost per pregnancy. In reality, you will experience dramatic changes in all aspects of your physical health including your dental health, but there is no reason that pregnancy should wreak havoc on your mouth. Knowing what.. read more →

Many people give little thought to the type of toothbrush they use. After all, we humans have been brushing our teeth since ancient times. The first bristle toothbrush was invented in 15th century China, and the traditional toothbrush has evolved relatively little since then. Electric toothbrushes first hit the American market in 1960, but it.. read more →

20 Aug 2014
August 20, 2014

Dry Mouth: Causes and Effects

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Xerostomia, better known as dry mouth, is an uncomfortable ailment that can range from a minor annoyance to a serious condition. Dry mouth can be caused by a variety of issues, so its treatment largely depends on the underlying cause. Dry mouth may not seem particularly serious, but it can have acute consequences for your.. read more →