Oral Health During Pregnancy

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Today’s post is for women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Carrying a precious child can not only consume your time, but your attention as well. However, don’t forget your needs and your fitness during these critical months. It’s important to understand that the multitude of changes your body experiences during pregnancy also…

Dry Mouth Can Cause Dental Problems

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A decline of saliva flow resulting in a dry mouth is a common problem, especially among older individuals. A dry mouth is not only uncomfortable, but it can also cause tooth damage. Saliva is necessary to keep the mouth lubricated, wash the food from teeth, and neutralize the acids that can cause plaque. Extensive decay…

What Does Your Saliva Reveal?

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Dentists know that a mouth examination can reveal dilemmas in other parts of the patient’s body. Because many diseases manifest in soft tissues of the mouth or cause pain in the jaw, dentists often refer patients to their medical doctor for further diagnosis when they encounter issues such as inflammation, chronic bad breath, bleeding gums,…

Toothache Relief at Salt Lake Dental Care – Clint Blackwood DDS in Murray

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A toothache is probably the most common dental problem. However, they have multiple causes. A toothache can come on gradually–or attack with full force. 1. You sip a cold drink and–bam!–tooth pain. When a cavity has eroded enamel it eventually reaches the layer underneath. This is called the dentin. This layer is softer than enamel…