Archive for July, 2011
Bad Breath (Halitosis) Overview Whether you call it bad breath or halitosis, it’s an unpleasant condition that’s cause for embarrassment. Some people with bad breath aren’t even aware there’s a problem. If you’re concerned about bad breath, see your dentist. He or she can help identify the cause and, if it’s due to an oral […]
What Are Dental Implants? Dental implants are replacement tooth roots. Implants provide a strong foundation for fixed (permanent) or removable replacement teeth that are made to match your natural teeth. What Are the Advantages of Dental Implants? There are many advantages to dental implants, including: Improved appearance. Dental implants look and feel like your own teeth. […]
Xerostomia Xerostomia, more commonly known as dry mouth, is not a disease in itself. Rather, it is a symptom of many other diseases and conditions. These conditions cause saliva production to decrease or stop.Saliva moistens your mouth and helps you to swallow and taste food. It helps in fighting cavities by washing away food and […]
Dr. Gardner was featured in the Spring/Summer 2011 edition of Glow magazine!