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Dry Mouth

Dry Mouth also is known as Xerostomia, is characterized by a decreased flow of saliva. Dry mouth is more common in older adults as a result of aging and hormonal changes; medical illnesses such as cancer that require radiation therapy to the face/neck, and Sjogren’s syndrome among others. Dry mouth is also a side effect…

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Just Keep Smiling

Dale Carnegie is quoted as saying that a smile is one of our most meaningful assets.  But what is the hard scientific impact of this ‘feel good’ habit anyway? We all instinctively know the simple power of a smile. It makes us feel more carefree, happier and healthier. The physical act of smiling positively impacts…

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The Ultimate Toothpaste Guide

Maintaining health and wellness during one’s lifetime is an important endeavor. By taking personal responsibility for staying healthy, individuals can prevent, improve, and even reverse many common medical conditions. Few medical conditions are as universal or as certain as tooth decay. According to scientists at the Institute of Dentistry of the University of London, at…