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Are Genetics to Blame for Poor Dental Health?

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It’s common knowledge that our genes affect just about everything about our bodies. The way we look, our risk factors for certain diseases, and even our smiles are the result of our unique genetic makeup. Recently, researchers have been examining the link between poor oral health and the genes you received from your parents. Are genetics to blame for your dental health? Let’s find out!

An article by Dr. Thomas Bucker. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: ARE GENETICS TO BLAME FOR POOR DENTAL HEALTH?

 

 

Medications That May Impact Your Oral Health

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The health of your teeth and gums are dependent on several factors, one of the most notable being adequate saliva production. Your teeth were meant to be protected by your saliva—when there’s not enough saliva present, your entire mouth suffers. This can influence gum disease, bad breath, cavities, and more! Medications are often responsible for causing dry mouth in many people and negatively affecting oral health. It’s important that you talk with your dentist about which medications you’re taking and any oral health symptoms you’re experiencing. Here are some of the top medications that can impact your oral health.

An article by Dr. Thomas Bucker. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: MEDICATIONS THAT MAY BE IMPACTING YOUR ORAL HEALTH

Dental Health Myths

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Many people hear the following myths and assume them to be true. Exposing some of these myths could help you to better care for your oral health and to seek treatment you’ve been putting off for a long time. Have you heard of any of the following myths? We’re exposing them!

 

Read the full article here: DENTAL HEALTH MYTHS: EXPOSED!