Category Archives: Dry Mouth

Keeping Your Diabetes in Check with a Toothbrush | Millbrae Dentist

If you have diabetes, is it important that you make certain lifestyle changes in order to maintain your health levels. But what patients generally tend to forget is their dental health. This is an issue because our dental health leads … Continue reading

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When Your Breath Stinks | Millbrae Dentist

Do people cringe when you speak to them? Do they offer you a mint or stick of gum on a regular basis? Hate to break it to you, but you may have bad breath. Most people see bad breath as … Continue reading

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Don’t Let New Year Resolutions Stress You Out | Millbrae Dentist

Here we are at the beginning of 2018 and everyone is gung ho about getting their resolution lists in order to start off their year of change. But if you are already stressing out about keeping these changes up, you … Continue reading

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Why We Need Saliva | Millbrae Dentist

When I see someone spitting, I get completely grossed out. I understand that you want to discard the excess in your mouth, but it is not something anyone wants to see. But do you know why we have saliva at … Continue reading

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Your Bad Breath may not be from Eating Onions | Milbrae Dentist

Did you know that bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease? Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. Bacteria cause the formation of toxins, which … Continue reading

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Stress Is Worse for You than You Think | Milbrae Dentist

Studies over the past two decades have shown a direct link between stress, anxiety and periodontal disease. Heightened stress contributes to the lowering of the body’s immune system. The weaker the immune system, the more prone the body is to … Continue reading

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Why Is My Mouth so Dry? | Milbrae Dentist

We all need saliva to moisten and cleanse our mouths and digest food. Saliva also prevents infection by controlling bacteria and fungi in the mouth. When we don’t produce enough saliva, our mouth gets dry and uncomfortable. This is known … Continue reading

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Can Diabetes Affect My Dental Health? – San Mateo, CA

If you have Diabetes, Dr. Chris Johns of San Mateo, CA advices you to take additional precautions when it comes to your dental health. People who suffer from diabetes are at higher risk to develop mouth infections, periodontal (gum) disease, … Continue reading

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Gum Disease is Bad for Your Health

Oral health is about more than just a pretty smile. A healthy smile is part of a healthy body. A very important issue for all ages, especially as we get older. Signs of gum disease the you may notice are … Continue reading

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Dry Mouth Symptoms and Risks

We all need saliva to moisten and cleanse our mouths and digest food. Saliva also prevents infection by controlling bacteria and fungi in the mouth. When we don’t produce enough saliva, our mouth gets dry and uncomfortable. This is known … Continue reading

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