July 1, 2015 Women are at a greater risk of dental problems, including gum problems, during menopause and other times of hormonal fluctuation. This is most commonly associated with changes in estrogen levels in the body and, in the case of menopause, the natural aging process.
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July 1, 2015 Tooth enamel is extremely porous, which makes it susceptible to stains.  Any foods or beverages are absorbed by your teeth and staining can occur.  The color of your food is not the only thing to watch out for; the level of acidity in the food or beverage can make a huge impact on the color of your teeth as well.  Acidic foods and beverages promote staining because it wears away the enamel of your teeth.
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July 1, 2015 Parents, in particular, want to know: does DNA predetermine dental health? It’s the classic nature vs. nurture question that dentists get asked often, but the answer doesn’t simply boil down to one or the other. The scary truth is that many dental problems are indeed “inherited”–but not from genetics alone!
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July 1, 2015 Chew on this for a minute: just by glancing inside your mouth, your dentist can tell you a number of things that may be news to you and your doctor! Surprising as it may sound, your oral health can speak volumes about the rest of your body, and something as simple as a routine dental checkup can benefit your health and wallet big time. From harmful habits to life-threatening diseases, find out what clues your mouth can provide about your wellbeing.
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July 1, 2015 While many people see dentists as the single group of people who look after the health of your teeth and mouth, there are various specialist categories that help you in different ways. The categorization of a Dentist will depend on their education, training and experience.
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July 1, 2015 Dry mouth affects 30% of adults, which is usually caused by a problem with salivary glands function, a potential disease, or as a result of drug therapy.  A dry mouth should not keep you from smiling, but it can be a serious chronic problem.  Without sufficient saliva, eating, swallowing, and even talking can be difficult; and without enough protective saliva, the teeth become prone to decay.
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June 3, 2015 Dental care is more than just prevention and restoration. It’s a pathway to greater confidence. It’s an escape from discomfort and pain. It’s how people reverse concerns that can one day become serious medical issues. At Skoulas DDS, we are proud to help people achieve these goals and live healthier, happier lives. Learn how our progressive and effective approach supports each San Francisco dental patient....
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