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Dry mouth is not a disease but it is a side effect of some diseases. Certain medications, aging, radiation and chemotherapy, allergies, and dehydration may also cause dry mouth. Is Dry Mouth A Problem? It can be. Saliva contains enzymes that aid in digestion. It also neutralizes the acid caused by bacteria, limits bacterial growth, […]
Bruxism is the medical term for teeth grinding. You may be aware of it or you may grind, gnash, or clench your teeth unconsciously or even in your sleep. Here are three fast facts about bruxism: Anyone can grind their teeth at any age. Stress, anxiety, hyperactivity, certain medications, an uneven bite, or missing teeth […]
If you think your oral health has nothing to do with your overall health – think again. Your mouth is an entry point to the rest of your body and scientists continue to find links between our teeth and our wellbeing. Here is just some of what we know: There may be 700 species of […]
1. Brushing is not optional. You can get cavities at any age, but you are especially susceptible as you get older. Bacteria can worm its way into receding gums and worn-down enamel. Make sure you brush twice a day and floss to beat back cavities and keep your teeth healthy. 2. Prevention is key. Adults […]
1. Sensitivity to Hot and Cold. If your teeth feel sensitive when you eat ice cream or have a cup of hot coffee, it could be tooth decay or cracks in your tooth’s enamel. Left untreated, these issues can worsen. A dental visit now will prevent large expenses later. 2. Bleeding Gums. If you experience bleeding […]
If you have missing teeth, dentures may be a good fit for you. What are Dentures? A denture is an appliance that is inserted in the mouth to replace your natural teeth. At Wichita Family Dental, we offer two different kinds of dentures, complete and immediate. Complete dentures are for patients who have lost all […]
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