Monthly Archives: June 2012

Acid Reflux (GERD) and Dentistry

More than 10 percent of Americans experience the burning and discomfort of heartburn every day.  What many do not know is that heartburn, or acid indigestion, is a common symptom of chronic acid reflux, also known as gastroeophageal reflux disease … Continue reading

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Dietary Recommendations to Reduce the Risk of Dental Caries in Patients with Dry Mouth

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. When a person has dry … Continue reading

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