Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our Short Answer series. Registered dental hygienist Henry Iffland, RDH, answers this one.
They may not pose a serious health risk. But these small bits of tissue can cause unpleasant problems. Learn how to prevent tonsil stones and what to do if they become bothersome.
Do you need dentures? Deciding on and getting dentures can be a complicated, long process. Much depends on the current state of your teeth, so it’s a decision best made in consultation with your dentist. But, there are things you should know about opting for dentures before you make your choice. “Getting and caring for … Read More
If you’ve ever experienced dry mouth — even for a short while — you know it can be very uncomfortable. A number of things can cause this problem, but certain medications, infections, dehydration, as well as cancer treatments are the most common causes. Some medications, radiation and chemotherapy can actually damage the salivary glands, leaving … Read More