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Nail Biting: A Habit You Should Break.

Nail Biting Is One Habit To Avoid

We all know that certain habits can be detrimental to our health. Even though we realise it, some habits are harder to break than others. It is even harder when we do not see any danger or consequences of the habit. We all know that habits such as smoking and...
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What Is Xerostomia?

What is Xerostomia?

Xerostomia may also be referred to as dry mouth. It pertains to any condition that results in a mouth that is extremely dry or feels very dry.  

What is the Cause?

A common cause of dry mouth or dry mouth symptoms is due to reduced salivary flow. Reduced salivary flow can be caused by impediment...
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Tooth Friendly School Lunches

Tooth Friendly School Lunches

When the school season starts back up, so does the responsibility of preparing school lunches that are both nutritious and tasty. It is easy to drift towards ready-made meals that are available for purchase, but care should is necessary with school lunches. It is important to pack a lunch that is good for oral health and nutritious enough for overall...
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What are dental caries?

What are dental caries?

Dental caries are also referred to as dental cavities or dental decay. Dental caries are caused by specific types of oral bacteria. These types of oral bacteria produce harmful acids that attack the tooth's outer enamel layer. These acids can wear through the outer layer and affect the layer under the enamel, known...
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