Category Archives: Dental Hygiene

Would a cold cause bad breath or is it something else?

I work with a lot of kids and I think one of them shared his cold virus with me a few weeks ago. Ever since then my breath has been terrible. My husband has started making comments about kissing me … Continue reading

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Plaque Disclosing Tablets

What are plaque disclosing tablets and should you use them before or after you brush your teeth? Thanks, Stacy Dear Stacy, Plaque disclosing tablets are used after tooth brushing and flossing. Plaque disclosing products can come in a tablet form … Continue reading

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How do I know if its tartar on my teeth and not plaque?

My teeth are a yellow white color and I am not sure if it is tarter or plaque. When they do the procedures to remove tartar and plaque how clean will my teeth look? Is it a financially wise to … Continue reading

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Does Graves Disease Cause Cavities?

I’m 16 and I’ve never had a cavity and when I found out I had one I was shocked because I have excellent dental hygiene. I brush my teeth every day, floss, and use mouthwash. Recently I was diagnosed with … Continue reading

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What are bitewing x-rays?

I got a extraction a month ago and had an x-ray taken of the extraction site. I went to get a check-up this past week and they took more x-rays. I asked “what are you doing” and she said, “we … Continue reading

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How does chemo affect your teeth?

I have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer and will be starting chemotherapy very soon. I was wondering how this will affect my teeth. Thanks, Suzzanne Dear Suzzanne, Some common side effects of chemotherapy that affect our teeth are vomiting … Continue reading

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