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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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4 Tips for Achieving Better Hygiene
...But smoking, alcohol and caffeine can cause dry mouth...

Don't Let Smoking Increase Your Chances of Implant Failure
...Besides burning and thickening the surface skin cells inside the mouth, inhaled smoke can also damage salivary glands and lead to dry mouth...

Encourage Your College-Bound Child to Practice Good Oral Health Habits
...A dry mouth caused by these habits, could put their mouth at higher risk for disease...

Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
...” Certain health issues and some medications can also cause “dry mouth,” or xerostomia...

What You Should Do to Protect an Older Loved One's Dental Health
...Dry mouth...

3 Things You can Do to Ease Chronic Dry Mouth
...That's why chronic dry mouth is much more than just an unpleasant feeling...

Do This for Your Dental Health Before, During and After Cancer Treatment
...The effect on these glands can interrupt the normal flow of saliva and cause xerostomia or "dry mouth...

The Triple Partnership That Could Save a Cancer Patient's Oral Health
...They should also attempt to reduce dry mouth, a potential consequence of cancer treatment, by consuming more water and using saliva boosters like Xylitol-sweetened gums and mints...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
...Dry mouth or xerostomia may also cause bad breath due to decreased salivary flow...