Monthly Archives: January 2017

25 01, 2017

What is Xerostomia and Do I Have It?

By | 2017-06-14T20:11:28+00:00 January 25th, 2017|

We all need saliva to moisten and cleanse our mouths and digest food. It also helps prevent tooth decay and bad breath by neutralizing acids produced by bacteria, enhances your ability to taste and makes it easier to swallow. When you don't make enough saliva, your [...]

11 01, 2017

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Smile

By | 2017-06-14T20:20:53+00:00 January 11th, 2017|

What do you resolve to do differently this year? Most folks set a goal to get more sleep, lose weight, exercise more, travel, or read a few books. There is one set of resolutions you may not have considered yet: New Year's resolutions for your [...]

5 01, 2017

How Diabetes Affects Your Oral Health

By | 2017-06-14T20:26:17+00:00 January 5th, 2017|

There are more bacteria in your mouth right now than there are people on Earth. If those germs settle into your gums, you've got gum disease. Unfortunately, if you have diabetes, you are at higher risk for gum problems because poor blood glucose control makes [...]