Treatment of Halitosis

Posted on : 26-06-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Bad breath, also called halitosis, can be embarrassing and in some cases may even cause anxiety. It’s no wonder that store shelves are overflowing with gum, mints, mouthwashes and other products designed to fight bad breath. But many of these products are only temporary measures because they don’t address the cause of the problem.

Causes of Halitosis or Bad Breath

Posted on : 18-06-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Bad breath, medically called halitosis, can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems.Halitosis (bad breath) is mostly caused by sulphur-producing bacteria that normally live on the surface of the tongue and in the throat.

FAQs about Dental Sealants

Posted on : 09-06-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentist and Dentistry, Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Dental sealants are plastic coatings that are usually placed on the chewing (occlusal) surface of the permanent back teeth — the molars and premolars — to help protect them from decay.

Temporomandibular Disorders Treatment

Posted on : 02-06-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentist and Dentistry, Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders, commonly called “TMJ,” are a group of conditions that cause pain and dysfunction in the jaw joint and the muscles that control jaw movement. We don’t know for certain how many people have TMJ disorders, but some estimates suggest that over 10 million Americans are affected. The condition appears to be more common in women than men.