Bayview Family Dentistry

Online Dental Education Library

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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Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
...” Certain health issues and some medications can also cause “dry mouth,” or xerostomia...

4 Tips for Achieving Better Hygiene
...But smoking, alcohol and caffeine can cause dry mouth...

Get Control of Dry Mouth to Protect Your Dental Health
...And for many people, inadequate saliva — dry mouth — is a chronic problem...

Taking Care of Oral Health Crucial to Quality of Life for HIV Positive Patients
...HIV patients may also experience limited saliva flow that causes dry mouth (xerostomia) with effects that range from bad breath to a higher risk of tooth decay...

3 Common Causes for Chronic Dry Mouth and What You can do About It
Like most people, you’ve no doubt experienced occasional dry mouth as when you’re thirsty or just waking from sleep...

That Painful, Irritating Feeling Could be Burning Mouth Syndrome
...It could also be connected with dry mouth (brought on by age or medications), an allergic reaction to toothpaste ingredients, acid reflux or autoimmune disorders...

5 Tips to Keeping a Healthy Mouth During Your College Years
...Consuming too much alcohol can do more than leave you momentarily impaired — it can cause dry mouth, which contributes to tooth decay and increases your risk of oral cancer...

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