Oral health is more important than many people might realize. Your oral health can provide clues about your overall health. The most important parts of this preventive approach are to brush your teeth daily with fluoride toothpaste that is approved by the American Dental Association (ADA) and flossing daily. In addition, eating a balanced diet, not too high in sugars or refined carbohydrates, will significantly improve oral hygiene. With good dental hygiene, you can greatly […]

Cannabis and Cotton Mouth

Saliva plays a crucial role in the oral cavity. It helps us digest food and helps maintain a healthy balance of bacteria flora in the mouth1. A lack of this salivary flow, know as dry mouth, can lead to significant discomfort. Dry mouth has been a known side effect of cannabis use over the years1. Common side-effects of dry mouth include:  frequent thirst, cracked lips, sores in the mouth, a dry/ red tongue, difficulty chewing, […]