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Archives : July 2016

Doctor, why do I have bad breath?

Bad breath, or halitosis, can cause personal and social discomfort. In most cases it is a temporary condition. Morning breath is a perfect example. It is caused by decreased saliva flow during sleep, combined with reduced movement of the tongue and cheeks. A wholesome, well-balanced breakfast and brushing your teeth and tongue is enough to […]

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Oral health for pregnant women

Oral health and pregnancy? During pregnancy the mother’s body undergoes hormonal changes that may trigger fatigue, nausea and vomiting in the first trimester of pregnancy. Pregnant women may also crave unusual foods, which can increase their risk of developing cavities. It is recommended that expectant mothers see the dentist for cleaning and scaling early in […]

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