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Don’t Be A Mouth Breather

As humans, we give a lot of thought to what we eat and drink. How we exercise, bathe, and brush our teeth. What we don’t think a lot about is how our food digests, blinking our eyes or how we breathe. But when’s the last time you thought about how you breathe?  If...

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Mouth Breathing Awareness Month

What is mouth breathing? Mouth breathing is an underdiagnosed and under-discussed health issue that we all need to be paying much closer attention to.  Whether you are a parent, a healthcare provider, or an adult who has spent your entire life breathing through...

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Head, Neck and Oral Cancer

Head, neck, and oral cancers happen when abnormal cells begin to form in the mouth, nasal cavity, sinuses, lips, salivary glands, pharynx (the cavity behind the nose and mouth connecting to the esophagus), or larynx (voice box). Tumors can be primary—meaning they...

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Mouth Sores

There are different types of mouth sores. They can occur anywhere in the mouth including the bottom of the mouth, inner cheeks, gums, lips, and tongue. Causes Mouth sores may be caused by irritation from: Trauma A sharp or broken tooth or poorly fitting dentures...

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Your Health Is Under Nose

Everything in human in our human life has a lifecycle and that's related to your mouth. If you've been following me, you know, I feel it all starts in your mouth. So that's why I'm so excited to interview Dr. Hoss. Today he is with the Super dentist in San Diego a...

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What is Nitric Oxide? 

Nitric oxide is probably not something you have given much thought to. It is a gas that is inhaled when we breathe through our noses. It works by relaxing smooth muscle to widen (dilate) blood vessels, especially in the lungs. Nitric oxide is used by our body to...

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Mask Mouth

Mask Mouth is real... Now that we may not be wearing masks daily we as dental professionals are seeing an increase in mouth breathing, bleeding gums, and cavities. Wearing masks for so long created new habits. It’s not an official diagnosis, but it has become a...

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Sugar Why We Can’t Resist

The #1 Reason it's in Everything! Sugar is a master of disguise: just because you don't see "sugar" when scanning a list of ingredients does not guarantee the item is sugar-free.  Sugar goes by many different names, making it easy for manufacturers to hide how much...