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Top Solutions for Dry Mouth

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health August 1, 2017 There are times when your mouth can feel dry and scratchy. This is a condition known as xerostomia or more commonly known as dry mouth. This feeling of dryness is caused by a reduction in the production of saliva in the mouth. It […]

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Salivary Gland Stones

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health November 4, 2016 Salivary gland stones can also be known as salivary duct stones. These stones are a calcified structure that forms inside the salivary gland or duct. They can block the flow of saliva that enters the mouth. Most of the time, these stones affect […]

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Salivary Gland Problems

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health October 25, 2016 Salivary glands produce saliva in the mouth. Saliva helps to keep the mouth moist while also helping to fight against tooth decay. When problems arise within the salivary glands it can lead to problems in other areas of your health. Causes There are […]

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Common Saliva Problems

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health October 15, 2016 Saliva is the liquid found in the mouth that helps keeps the mouth moist and comfortable. It is an important part of keeping your oral and overall health as healthy as can be. Saliva also helps in the fight against tooth decay and […]

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Saliva and Oral Health

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health October 10, 2016 Saliva is the clear, watery liquid inside the mouth. it is produced by a series of glands (salivary glands) within the mouth. Saliva is an important factor in keeping the mouth and the rest of the body healthy. It is mostly made up […]

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Benefits of Chewing Gum on Oral Health

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health November 30, 2015 Chewing gum is a common thing done by so many on a regular basis. It is done while working, studying, driving or simply while at home. Many times people chew gum to try and get rid of bad breath or for those who […]

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Dental Problems for People Over 50

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health November 25, 2015 Maintaining proper oral health practices throughout your life can keep your teeth healthy for a very long time. Because of better dental care, older Americans are now keeping their teeth longer and the number of teeth that are retained into old ages is […]

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What Helps and Hurts Tooth Enamel

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health January 24, 2015 Tooth enamel is the outer, protective surface layer of the teeth. It is an extremely hard substance (the hardest in the body) and is meant to last a lifetime. Tooth enamel is bound to eventually wear down throughout one’s lifespan. But this should […]

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Getting Rid of Bad Breath

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health November 30, 2014 Bad breath is a condition that millions of Americans suffer from on a daily basis. Halitosis can affect many different aspects of a person’s life. Many start to feel so self-conscious and embarrassed that it can affect their social life. Even if you […]

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How to Fight Bad Breath

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health November 25, 2014 Bad breath (halitosis) is a condition that over forty million Americans suffer from. It can be very embarrassing and slightly annoying for those sufferers. It can be caused by a number of different conditions and things we do. To help keep your breath […]

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