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Tag Archives: dry mouth

Not too old for cavities

A common cause of cavities in older adults is xerostomia or dry mouth. Dry mouth is not a normal part of aging. However, it is a side-effect in more than 500 medications, including those for allergies or asthma, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, pain, anxiety or depression, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases. If you are experiencing […]

Dental issues can be a sign of other health problems.

You may think a dentist is only concerned about your oral health.  However, that is not the case.  The Lakeshore Dental team knows your oral health is not just about how you care for your teeth but can signal other health issues. We take your blood pressure and ask about changes in your oral and […]

6 causes for bad breath

Eating onions and garlic comes to mind when thinking of bad breath.  But these aren’t the only reasons. Smoking – aside from the foul nicotine smell, smoking dry’s your mouth causing bad breath. Dehydration – lack of saliva causes bacteria causing order. Medications – some medications can also cause dry mouth or mouth breathing. Sleeping […]