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Fun Facts About Saliva: Why Is It So Important?

Fun Facts About Saliva: Why Is It So Important?

by Shearly (SU)
What do we mean when we talk about food being "mouthwatering"? We are talking about a specific food's power to stimulate the production of saliva, or spit. Upon smelling and seeing a delicious meal, even before we have tasted it, our bodies react by producing saliva in anticipation of the delicious experience.

How Regular Dental Cleanings Can Prevent Sickness

How Regular Dental Cleanings Can Prevent Sickness

by Shearly (SU)
No doubt you’re aware that good oral hygiene and regular dental cleanings can help you maintain healthy teeth and gums and prevent diseases like gingivitis. But did you know that regular dental cleanings can also prevent other types of systemic diseases?

Unknown Things That Dentists Treat

Unknown Things That Dentists Treat

by Shearly (SU)
If you have had regular dentist checkups, you probably have a good idea about the things they look out for and treat. And, chances are, you may have been treated for things such as:

Causes of Bad Breath

Causes of Bad Breath

by Shearly (SU)
Many people have bad breath at some point, whether they notice it or not. The American Dental Association states that 50 percent of all adults reported having bad breath at one time or another. We interact with many people during our business and social activities, so having bad breath, or just worrying about bad breath can affect your quality of life. It’s also a sign of possible health concerns, so bad breath shouldn’t be ignored.