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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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Bleeding Gums Treatment

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health May 3, 2017 When the gums in the mouth start to bleed when you brush or floss the teeth, you are most likely suffering from the early stages of gingivitis. If gingivitis is left untreated it can grow and advance into gum disease. While seeing your […]

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Oral Health and Valentine’s Day

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health February 12, 2017 Valentine’s Day is a day full of love. The most popular ways to show someone that you love them is by giving them a card, some flowers or chocolates. Heart-shaped boxes of chocolate are so popular on Valentine’s Day that Americans buy over […]

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Prostate Symptoms and Gum Disease Treatment

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health January 8, 2017 Prostate symptoms could decrease with proper gum disease treatment. Periodontal disease has for a long time been linked to inflammation throughout the body. Inflammation can occur almost anywhere in the body including the prostate area. Prostate inflammation can cause urination difficulties among other […]

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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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Treating Gum Disease

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health July 7, 2016 Gum disease is a condition that can be very harmful and costly for the teeth when it is not taken care of properly. There are a number of different ways of treating gum disease. The type of treatment that is used depends on […]

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Spotting Gum Disease

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health July 2, 2016 Gum disease is the common name for periodontal disease or periodontitis. It is an inflammatory condition that affects the tissue that surrounds the teeth and it can lead to the loss of these teeth. Gingivitis is a condition that is differs from gum […]

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Toothaches

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health June 27, 2016 A toothache is considered any pain that is found in the teeth, jaw area, the neck region, as well as some chest pain. Pain in the mouth can lead to headaches that can interfere with your daily activities. Almost everybody will experience some […]

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Cracked Tooth Syndrome

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health May 8, 2016 Cracked tooth syndrome is a dental condition that is characterized by sharp pain when chewing without any visible reason. This pain is caused by a “hidden” crack in the tooth. The teeth that cause cracked tooth syndrome usually have fractures that are too […]

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