Answers To 3 Common Questions About Dry Mouth
9 April 2015
At some point or other, most everyone has suffered the inconvenience of an excessively dry mouth. Yet for certain people who suffer from a chronically dry mouth--a condition also known as xerostomia--more serious problems can ensue. If you suspect you may be suffering from dry mouth, read on. This article will answer three common questions about xerostomia.
What exactly is dry mouth?
Though it's name may seem self-explanatory, there's more to dry mouth than meets the eye.
Dental Treatment Options If Your Child Has Cohen Syndrome
24 March 2015
Cohen syndrome is a rare genetic condition with symptoms that affect several regions of the body. Mental impairment, degenerative eye disease, weak muscles, and thick hair are all symptoms of Cohen syndrome. In the mouth region, a shortening of the skin between the nose and mouth and prominent front teeth make the mouth appear permanently open.
Dental treatments for your child's prominent teeth are mostly cosmetic, though treatment can also improve the bite.
Why Your Teeth Can Break And How To Protect Them
6 March 2015
Getting a chipped, broken or missing tooth is surprisingly common, and can be influenced by everything from physical activity and your diet to unconscious habits. Your dentist is capable of fixing any tooth-related breakage using a variety of materials depending on what you need. To help reduce the risk of breaking teeth, it's worth looking at your current habits to see if you can make any changes or improvements.
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Why Common Courtesy Is So Important When It Comes To Dentist Appointments
20 February 2015
When you make a dental appointment, you are saying to your dentist and his or her office that you plan on being there at the time and date specified. If you blow off the appointment or forget, and then do not make a phone call to explain, you put your dentist in a tight spot. Some people think very little of calling after the fact, but the point is that your dentist was expecting you and a little common courtesy goes a long way.