Category Archives: dry mouth and oral health

Bad Breath Can Be an Indicator of Some Medical Conditions

You pride yourself on taking good care of your teeth, faithfully brushing twice a day, flossing and using mouthwash. But you still feel that maybe your breath isn’t as fresh or sweet smelling as it should be. It’s possible that … Continue reading

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Some Medications Can Affect Your Oral Health

Many medications—both those prescribed by your doctor and the ones you buy on your own—can affect your oral health. Please be sure to let Dr. Angell and the hygienists at Angell’s Dentistry know about any medications you are taking, especially … Continue reading

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All About Saliva

Our mouths and teeth are constantly bathed in saliva, a clear liquid made mostly of water and produced by the salivary glands that reside inside each cheek, at the bottom of the mouth, and near our front teeth by the … Continue reading

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Dry Mouth Related to Sjögren’s Syndrome

As many as four million Americans are living with Sjögren’s Syndrome, a chronic autoimmune disease in which people’s white blood cells attack their moisture-producing glands. First identified in 1933, Sjögren’s is a systemic disease with multiple symptoms affecting the entire … Continue reading

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How Medications Affect Your Dental Health

If you’re taking medications for certain health conditions, you need to be aware that both prescription drugs and those you buy on your own can affect your oral health. Following are just a few examples: Antihistamines may cause dry mouth … Continue reading

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Oral Care Issues Affecting Seniors

Unfortunately, poor oral health can be a contributing factor in the downward spiral in the mental and physical health of older Americans. So if you’ve achieved official “senior citizen” status with a relatively healthy mouth, congratulations. But Angell’s Dentistry wants … Continue reading

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