3840 Woodruff Avenue Suite #208 Long Beach, CA 90808

(562) 421-9361

Year: 2019

What is Dry Mouth?

Dry mouth can describe both the feeling of dry mouth (xerostomia) and the physical reduction in the flow of saliva (hyposalivation). Dry mouth can be caused by many things, including medications, disease, radiation illness, aging or even stress. Consistent dry mouth not only can impact your quality of life by making it difficult to swallow […]

Oral Cancer

Oral cancer appears as a growth or sore on the lips, tongue, cheeks, floor of the mouth, hard and soft palate, sinuses and throat. The most common symptoms include: swellings, lumps, rough spots, white or red patches and unexplained bleeding. Other symptoms include pain or tenderness in head or neck, persistent sores lasting over two […]

Common Causes of Mouth Sores

Many patients come in complaining of mouth sores. Some common causes of these can be irritation, hormonal changes, and infection. Things that irritate the mouth can be a sharp or broken tooth, braces or retainers, hot foods and drinks or tobacco products. Certain medications, highly acidic foods, stress and vitamin deficiencies can also cause mouth […]

Help for Sensitive Teeth

We have many patients who suffer from tooth sensitivity to hot and cold. There are over-the counter- products that are very effective in minimizing tooth sensitivity. Sensitivity protection toothpastes or desensitizing toothpastes contain ingredients that help block the transmission of discomfort from the surface of the tooth to the nerve. Over time these ingredients can […]