Pyschological Sometimes having a dry mouth is a normal part of life. Temporary anxiety, open-mouthed breathing, mild dehydration, menopause, pregnancy, and decreased saliva due to sleep are all normal causes of dry mouth. Prescription Medication Sixty-three percent of the top 200 most commonly prescribed drugs in the U.S. are known to cause dry mouth. The higher the number of... read more »
Common Causes of Bleeding Gums • Vigorous Tooth brushing The extra oomph you’ve put into your brushing since your most recent visit may be the first place to look. Instead of brushing with the vigor you’d use while scrubbing a stack of plates after Thanksgiving, aim for gentle and patient: place the bristles along your gums at a 45-degree angle,... read more »
And the winner of our Spring Bunny Contest is.... #4-Hanna Good job Hanna and thank you all for voting!
Our Spring Bunny Contest is in full swing! Cast your vote to help one of us at a chance to win $100 + bragging rights. We will announce the winner in a couple of weeks!!
What kind of toothpaste do you use? We would like to hear what your brand/type of toothpaste is and what you like about it.
KNOW The American Cancer Society’s most recent estimates for oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancers in the United States for 2019 are: About 53,000 people will get oral cavity or oropharyngeal cancer. An estimated 10,860 people will die of these cancers. The average age of most people diagnosed with oral cancer is 62, but they can occur in young people. PREVENT... read more »