Archive for August, 2013

Mouth Bacteria May Trigger Certain Types of Cancer

Not one, but two recent studies suggest that a certain type of bacteria found in the mouth may trigger colorectal cancer, the second leading cause of death from cancer among Americans. Both studies published last week suggest that if a certain type of gut bacteria is found in the mouth it can influence the immune […]

Reasons Why Teeth Are Extracted

While sitting in the waiting room at your dentist’s office, you wonder what steps your dentist will take to stop your toothache.  A filling or root canal perhaps? After x-rays have been taken and your dentist has examined you, he tells you, “The tooth must be extracted.” Although a dentist will try to save a […]


Do you feel like your mouth is so dry your tongue sticks to the roof of your mouth? You may be suffering from  xerostomia, better known as dry mouth.  Dry mouth  occurs when your salivary glands do not produce enough saliva to keep your mouth moist, and unfortunately this condition is a normal sign of […]