Category : Dry Mouth

Menopause Can Lead to Oral Health Problems

Dr. Seal and our team here at the office understand menopause brings lots of changes. Most women are aware that osteoporosis becomes a significant danger after menopause, and take steps to help prevent it. However, both osteoporosis and hormonal changes increase your risk for periodontal disease and tooth loss. Periodontitis: [...]

Still Smiling at 80, But is Your Smile Healthy?

Dental caries, the disease that causes cavities, is the most widespread childhood disease. That’s probably why many people think about children when they hear the word “cavity.” But even in our golden years cavities can occur, and today’s population keeps their natural teeth longer than any previous generation. Improved access [...]

Suffer from Dry Mouth? Suffer No More!

Do you find yourself constantly reaching for water because your supply of saliva is low? Do you have trouble swallowing food? Xerostomia (dry mouth) is a common condition that can lead to serious dental issues, particularly severe tooth decay and gum disease. Dry mouth is a condition that is increasingly [...]

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