Three Ways An Autoimmune Disorder Can Harm Your Oral Cavity

Posted on: 10 August 2018

If you suffer from an autoimmune disorder, you may experience profound fatigue, muscle aches, joint pain, hair loss, and gastrointestinal problems. In addition to these, those who have autoimmune conditions may also develop problems inside their mouths. Here are three ways an autoimmune disease can affect your mouth and what you can do about them: Dry Mouth Autoimmune disorders can affect your tear ducts and salivary glands. Because of this, those affected with autoimmune conditions may be susceptible to dry, gritty eyes and dry mouth.
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Bruxism Vs. Cavity: How To Tell Which Is Causing Your Tooth Pain

Posted on: 16 July 2018

When you wake up with tooth pain, you may be thinking that you have a cavity. Well, that could be the case, but an alternate explanation is bruxism. Bruxism is grinding your teeth while you are asleep at night. It can cause you to wake with intense pain in your teeth.  So, which of these do you think is the problem? There are a few ways you can tell for sure.
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Summer Is Here: 4 Tips To Make Sure Your Teeth Are Ready For Vacation

Posted on: 20 June 2018

School's out for summer. It's time to get started on those vacations. Before you do, you need to make sure that your teeth are ready for the adventures. Because of all the running around you do during the summer, it can be hard to remember to take care of your teeth. Unfortunately, that can lead to some serious problems that can end up taking the fun right out of your summer.
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What Is The Time Frame For Getting A Dental Implant?

Posted on: 18 May 2018

There are dentists that offer same-day dental implants, but most dentists do not. In fact, most dentists perform dental implant procedures over the course of around six months, and they require multiple appointments. If you are thinking about replacing a missing tooth with an implant, here are several things you should understand about the time frame required to have this completed. The entire process typically takes 5 to 12 months
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