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Teeth Shift As We Age

Teeth Shift As We Age

Fact is that all teeth shift as you age. You can’t prevent shifting teeth unless you’re willing to wear a retainer or a mouth guard every night for the rest of your life. There are many factors that can attribute to your teeth shifting. A few are: Grinding and...
Your Breath Can Reveal Your Health

Your Breath Can Reveal Your Health

Want to Know What Causes Bad Breath?We found this article from EveryDay Health fascinating. Your breath is a tell tale sign of your overall health. Dr. Terry Bass, DDS is an advocate of the connection between oral health and your well being. Dr. Bass’s dental...
If You Have to Drink Soda, Drink Root Beer

If You Have to Drink Soda, Drink Root Beer

If you have to drink soda, drink root beer. If you regularly consume soft drinks, here’s something to keep in mind.Exposing teeth to soft drinks, even for a short period of time, causes dental erosion, which over time can lead to significant enamel loss....
Thyroid Issues Affect Oral Health

Thyroid Issues Affect Oral Health

Dr. Terry Bass DDS advises that it is very important to understand the relationship between your thyroid health and your dental health. When the thyroid is underactive and not producing enough thyroid hormone, it is called hypothyroidism. An autoimmune disease is...
Interesting Facts About Your Tongue

Interesting Facts About Your Tongue

Read on for some interesting facts about your tongue that you probably didn’t know. Not only is this oft-forgotten muscle super important to great oral health, but it’s also just plain interesting!  1. Like Fingerprints, Everyone’s Tongue Print Is Different Your...
Potato Chips Are Bad for Dental Health

Potato Chips Are Bad for Dental Health

Potato Chips Are Bad for Dental Health. That’s because many foods and beverages can cause plaque, which does serious damage your teeth. Plaque is a bacteria-filled sticky film that contributes to gum disease and tooth decay. After you eat a sugary snack or meal, the...
Dental Treatment for Snoring

Dental Treatment for Snoring

Patient Snories, er I mean Stories… Top signs you need to consult Dr. Terry Bass DDS about an oral appliance for mild to moderate sleep apnea: You and your significant other sleep in separate rooms (because of snoring); You or your significant other sleep with a...