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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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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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