Can Botox Help Burning Mouth Syndrome?

Botox And Burning Mouth Syndrome? Burning mouth syndrome is the medical term for a chronic burning in the mouth without an apparent reason. This discomfort or pain may affect the tongue, gums, lips, inside your cheeks, the roof of your mouth (palate), or general areas of your whole mouth. The burning sensation can be quite…

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Diabetes And Your Dental Health

Diabetes (also called diabetes mellitus) is a chronic systemic disease which affects your body’s ability to process sugars in your food. As a result, a diabetic patient will have a high blood glucose (sugar) level which can cause a host of issues including problems with your eyes, nerves, kidneys, and heart. Diabetes can also lower your…

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Does Thyroid Disease Affect Dental Health?

 Thyroid disease makes it difficult for the body to produce and regulate the normal amount of important hormones. Thyroid disease is quite difficult to diagnose and it can have a ripple effect throughout the body throwing systems out of balance. Approximately 30 million Americans have thyroid disease ( more than half of them undiagnosed). Subtle changes…

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Going Thru Menopause? Check With Your Dentist

Menopause can be a time of tremendous anxiety for many women. As their bodies change and hormone levels rise and fall during menopause, there can be some unforeseen consequences. Many women only notice the outward changes that occur to their bodies but fail to look internally especially the changes that can occur in the mouth.…

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Cancer Treatment and your Oral Health

Almost one third of all Americans diagnosed with cancer each year will develop oral health issues. Patients who undergo life saving treatments for various cancers are usually unaware they may develop painful and debilitating conditions following their cancer treatment. A thorough dental examination is a critical step in maintaining their overall health throughout cancer treatment. This…

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