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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 […]

Soda Tax?

The California Dental Association and The California Medical Association announced on July 2, 2018 that they want state voters to decide on a soda tax initiative on the 2020 ballot. This initiative would implement a two cent per fluid ounce tax on sugar sweetened drinks and is estimated to provide about $1.7 billion in revenue […]

9 Dental Specialties – As Detailed by the American Dental Association

The American Dental Association recognizes nine dental specialties. As a general dentist it is important to refer patients to the proper specialist when needed. Dental Public Health – Dentists who specialize in public dental health are concerned with the positive dental well-being of a community rather than for singular patients. Their efforts focus on dental health […]

Information About Impacted Teeth

Your teeth are formed within your jaw bones. As teeth develop, they normally travel toward their appropriate place in our mouth. However, teeth may become impacted if they travel in the wrong direction or are blocked by another tooth or impeded by the dense bone structure of your jaw. download adobe master collection cs6 It […]