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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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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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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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Bad Breath | Milbrae Cosmetic Dentist

Most people see bad breath as a consequence of diet and not brushing their teeth, but bad breath can be an indicator of potentially serious dental problems. While some foods – such as garlic, onion, and alcohol – can cause … Continue reading

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