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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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The Top 3 Oral Problems in America - and What You Should Do About Them
... Dry Mouth...

That Scalded Feeling Isn't in Your Head - It Could Be Burning Mouth Syndrome
...Other treatment options include: Alleviating dry mouth symptoms by changing medications (as your doctor advises), drinking more water and using saliva-boosting products; Quitting smoking and reducing your consumption of alcohol, coffee and spicy foods; Chronicling your diet to look for connections between individual foods and BMS flare-ups—you may need to restrict these in your diet...

4 Ways Saliva Protects Your Mouth Against Disease
...Diminished saliva production not only produces an unpleasant dry mouth, it may increase your risk for disease...

Take These Steps to Alleviate Chronic Dry Mouth
...Spicy or salty foods can irritate your gum tissues and worsen dry mouth symptoms...

Medication and Heart Disease
... A condition called dry mouth is commonly associated with certain medications, including antihistamines, diuretics, decongestants and pain killers...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
...Dry mouth or xerostomia may also cause bad breath due to decreased salivary flow...