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The Different Stages of Gum Disease

Like many medical problems, gum disease is understood in stages that outline the likely progression of the disease. The very first stage of gum disease is gingivitis. In this article, we’ll discuss gingivitis and the progression of gum disease. Stage 1: Gingivitis Gingivitis is the first stage of gum disease.…
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Treating Bad Breath in Flagstaff, AZ

Chronic bad breath isn’t just caused by onions or garlic, it’s caused by the buildup of plaque and bacteria in your gums, or in rare cases, by other conditions such as tonsil stones. The medical term for bad breath is halitosis. Halitosis is treatable once the reason for the halitosis…
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How Dry Mouth Can Affect Your Oral Health

Xerostomia. That’s the scientific name for the condition colloquially known as “dry mouth.” Why does “dry mouth” need its own special scientific name? It’s because it is a medical condition that ranges in severity to mild discomfort and the desire to drink immediately, to a significant medical condition that could…
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How Your Diet Affects Your Teeth

Your diet has an impact on everything from the chemistry in your mouth to the strength of your bones. We all know that eating sugary foods can impact our long-term oral health, but in this article, we’ll discuss how that happens and why. Impact of Diet on Teeth: Sugar The…
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Can Jaw Pain Be Treated By My Dentist?

Temporomandibular joint pain (also known as TMJ disorders) is caused by the sliding joint that connects your jaw to your skull. This, in turn, causes inflammation in the joint and the surrounding muscles. It is among the types of pain disorders that can be treated by a dentist as opposed…

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