Is There A Connection Between Inhaler Use And Periodontal Disease?

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Breathing doesn’t come easy to asthmatics and neither does their oral care. Approximately 300 million people worldwide struggle with asthma and they are more likely to develop periodontal disease than non-asthmatics. Gum disease begins with bacteria growing under the gum line. Mouth breathing and use of inhalers are two factors that lead asthmatics to be less protected against gum-disease-causing bacteria growth. Consistent oral health care and proper use of medications may reduce the risk, however.…

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3 Potential Problems You Could Have With Dentures

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If you had dental issues that resulted in you needing to get dentures, you may have thought all of your problems were over. However, some things with dentures can go wrong. Here are three potential problems you could encounter after you have gotten your dentures. 1. The dentures don’t fit well. In order for your dentures to do what they are supposed to do, they need to fit in your mouth properly.…

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Keeping Your Teeth Healthy During Pregnancy

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During pregnancy, it is vital to keep your body as healthy as possible. The goal of optimal wellness should include your teeth. Sticking to a comprehensive dental routine keeps your teeth as healthy as possible during your pregnancy. 1. Maintain regular dental appointments It is perfectly safe and even advisable for pregnant women to get routine dental cleanings during their pregnancy. Some women find that hormone changes during pregnancy puts them at a higher risk for tooth decay and gum irritation.…

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