Tag: oral rinse
Why Not Give Yourself the Gift of a Healthy Smile?
Tooth decay affects 60-90% of teenagers and adults (the WHO) and 75% of adults have some type of gum disease (the ADA). Your smile has one major enemy, and that is acid, as it forms into plaque and calculus on your teeth and around the gumline. This soft, sticky film contains millions of bacteria which […]
Medication Resulting in Dry Mouth
Dry mouth happens when the salivary glands which produce saliva in the mouth decrease production, making the mouth feel unusually dry. Dry mouth can be caused by a variety of factors, including dehydration from caffeine, alcohol or tobacco use (chewing or smoking), fever, vomiting, diarrhea, excessive sweating, blood loss, or burns. The mouth also dries […]