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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 […]

Do Sugar Substitutes Hurt My Teeth?

Sugar substitutes may look and taste like sugar but they don’t promote decay-causing acids in your mouth that can damage teeth. There are many types of sugar substitutes, including aspartame, erythritol, saccharin, stevia, sorbitol, and xylitol to name a few. You might recognize some of these names from ingredient lists on food packages, or know […]