Oral Health

How Does Aging Affect the Health of Your Teeth?

By on October 28th, 2019

Aging affects nearly every area of the body, including the teeth and gums. Although you are more likely to develop certain oral health problems later in life, there are things you can do to keep your teeth and gums healthy.

Take a moment to learn from the team at Turnagain Dental how aging affects the health of your teeth, and what you can do to maintain a healthy smile.

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Dry Mouth Causes and Solutions

By on June 30th, 2019

Everyone occasionally experiences the parched feeling of dry mouth; it is more common in stressful circumstances such as speaking in front of a large crowd. But for some people, dry mouth is not an infrequent nuisance — it is a persistent problem that causes discomfort and affects oral and overall health. Chronic dry mouth can make it difficult to chew, speak or swallow; it can also cause sore throats and change appetite and sense of taste.

Take a moment to learn more about the causes of and solutions to dry mouth, explained by Anchorage dentist Joshua Kennedy, DMD.

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