Fix That Stinky Breath!

Does your breath stink? Are you afraid it does? An oral hygiene routine is always the best option, but if it’s not possible or practical to brush and floss your teeth, you still have a number of options available, including mouthwash, mints and gum to help you get rid of bad breath. […]

Desert Dry Mouth Stinks!

Believe it or not, a dry mouth is the biggest factor in causing bad breath or halitosis. The saliva that our body produces actually has chemicals that clean it and keep away odor-causing bacteria. When, for any number of reasons, the saliva in our mouths cannot do its normal job, bad breath often ensues. There are many things that could contribute to a dry mouth, such as how long it has been since you’ve eaten or drank, what you last ate or drank, the amount of physical activity you’ve participated in, or even what time of day it is. Other [...]

2013-02-13T16:00:06+00:00Dental News|

Diabetics Oral Health Problems

rachellynnae© / Foter / CC BY You Must be Vigilant to Prevent Diabetics Oral Health Problems It’s no secret that diabetes is a health condition that must be treated because of the problems it can cause throughout the body—including in your mouth. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month—a time to consider the nearly 26 million children and adults in the U.S. who according to the American Diabetes Association, have diabetes. It’s also a time to consider the effects diabetes can have on oral health. When people with diabetes experience high glucose levels, those levels could also be helping bacteria thrive—causing [...]

2012-11-27T15:00:01+00:00Dental Health|