2016

  • Pregnancy Tumors: A Look At This Common Oral Health Issue

    When you become pregnant, there are certain bodily changes you expect. You probably know that your ankles are going to swell, you'll feel nauseous more often, and your skin will start developing stretch marks. But there are other pregnancy-related changes that are not talked about as often. One of these is pregnancy tumors, which are purplish growths that can appear in the mouth during pregnancy. The appearance of these growths can be quite alarming if you don't know to expect them.
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  • Oral Consequences Of Eating Disorders

    Suffering from an eating disorder can have detrimental effects on your whole body, including your mouth. If you or someone you love is suffering from an eating disorder, you might be aware of the effects that it can take on physical health but not on oral health. You should know a few of the different oral consequences of eating disorders.  Bleeding and Swollen Gums If your body isn't getting enough of the proper nutrition, either due to the fact that you are restricting your caloric intake or purging after you eat, it can lead to gums, or other soft tissues in your mouth, bleeding.
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  • 2 Kid-Friendly Antibacterial Mouthwashes To Help Reverse Gingivitis In Children

    Early tooth loss in children is often caused by poor dental care which leads to gum disease and tooth decay. Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease that can be reversed if it is caught early on. If it is caught too late, then this may result in periodontal disease. In order to remove periodontal disease, your children's dentist will need to perform a deep cleaning procedure. However, gingivitis can be reversed and removed by improving your child's at-home dental care routine.
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