Dentists-Prefer-Prevention!

Posted by Dan Chmura on  February 21, 2020

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

Posted by Dan Chmura on  February 21, 2020

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: Common symptoms include frequent thirst, cracked lips, sores in the mouth, a dry/ red

Dry Mouth Products: What one is the Best?

Posted by Kevin Hughes on  September 7, 2018

There is no doubt that there are plenty of options to choose from when deciding one what product to buy for dry mouth symptoms. Most of these products claim to be your next “holy-grail”, but their promises fall short when the product stops working almost immediately after use. The market is filled with solutions like lozenges, toothpastes, mouth rinses, melting capsules, and mouth sprays.We get the question, “so what makes Lubricity different?” quite often, and

Head and Neck Cancers

Posted by Kevin Hughes on  September 7, 2018

Head and neck cancers constitutes about 4% of all cancers in the United States each year. It’s estimated that every year, around 65,000 people are diagnosed with these types of cancer. There are many forms of head and neck cancers, but they are usually diagnosed within patients over the age of 50. A diagnostic of Throat cancer. After a head and neck cancer diagnosis, targeted treatments are likely the next step in the process. Radiation therapy,

Do E-Cigarettes Cause Dry Mouth?

Posted by Kevin Hughes on  September 7, 2018

If you’ve been in any public space, a new trend is clearly becoming very prevalent in the adult population: using e-cigarettes. They are probably less harmful than tobacco smoking, but they come with various side effects. In a study more than half of the participants reported some side effects which they attributed to e-cigarette use. The most common were dry mouth and throat which contributed to 38%. Electronic e – cigarette Many e-cigarettes use a