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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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Resolve to Achieve a Whiter Smile | Millbrae Dentist

As we work towards our best selves in the new year, we are beginning to clean up our diets to achieve a smaller waistline and a healthier system overall. But did you know that certain foods we ingest can also … 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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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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