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Causes and Solutions of Dry Mouth

Causes and Solutions of Dry Mouth

Causes of Dry Mouth Sometimes, a dry mouth is simply the result of not drinking enough water during the day or re-hydrating after strenuous exercise. Temporary dry mouth can also come from stress or nerves the kind you may experience before speaking in front of a...
Hormonal Changes Affect Gums

Hormonal Changes Affect Gums

Believe it or not, changes in your hormones can actually result in sensitive gums. Gums become more sensitive, according to the American Dental Association (ADA), because of hormonal fluctuations – such as those common during pregnancy. Hormones can change the...
Mouth Breathing Treatment

Mouth Breathing Treatment

Mouth breathing treatments address a complex health concern that can lead to sleep apnea and in children it can cause speech impediments and improper facial growth. Most people don’t know that mouth breathing can truly have devastating effects on the health and...
Mercury Fillings Can Crack Your Teeth

Mercury Fillings Can Crack Your Teeth

Did you know, Mercury Fillings Can Crack Your Teeth? A patient had a visible crack in the enamel on the outside cusp of their pre-molar which was sensitive to bite on. When the old silver filling was removed, the crack was visible under the old restoration. The...
Foods To Prevent Gum Disease

Foods To Prevent Gum Disease

The top 12 Foods To Prevent Gum Disease are shown below. Over half of Americans have some form of gum disease (also called periodontal disease). Fortunately, if you catch your gum disease early enough you can stop the progression and reverse damage. Gum...

Is Oral Conscious Sedation Safe?

Oklahoma City sedation dentist Dr. Terry Bass takes great caution in protecting the comfort and safety of our patients. This is why Dr. Bass often recommends conscious oral sedation to deal with anxiety and dental phobia. Conscious sedation is accomplished...