General Dentistry Archives - Alora Dentistry

Diet and Oral Health

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While diet has a profound effect on overall health and wellness, it also affects one’s oral and dental health. Thus, while a diet high in sugar can cause tooth decay and cavities, it can also lead to diabetes and other medical conditions. Interestingly, for those living with a disease such as diabetes, for instance, they […]

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Do You Suffer From Tooth Pain?

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Though many individuals experience some degree of tooth pain every now and then, it’s difficult to know when tooth pain is a serious concern or not. What’s more, there are various conditions that contribute to tooth pain including TMJ/TMD (temporomandibular joint dysfunction), grinding or clenching teeth (Bruxism), sinus infection, pregnancy, nerve disorders and even heart problems. […]

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The Surprising Causes of Bad Breath in Napa, CA

Have you ever wondered why despite your brushing, flossing, and rinsing routine you still get to experience bad breath? Well, it is mainly because halitosis or bad breath is not solely caused by poor oral hygiene. There are a lot more factors that contribute to the devastating condition. We at Alora Dentistry listed some below: […]

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Nightguards in Napa, CA: Preventing the Effects of Bruxism

Bruxism, or known as teeth grinding and clenching is experienced by a lot of people. It can occur during the day (diurnal) but most especially at night (nocturnal). It is characterized by unconscious teeth grinding and clenching which if left untreated can lead to chips, cracks, and other problems. One of the issues of this […]

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Bad Breath

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Though few will ever admit it, many suffer from the embarrassing affects of bad breath. Medically known as Halitosis, Medical News Today claims that 25% of people suffer from it, and oral hygiene is to blame for a large majority of cases. To put in perspective, 25% means that 1 in 4 individuals experience bad […]

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Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMD)

Wokman With TMJ Pain Napa Valley CA

If you experience ongoing pain in the muscles of your face or jaw, you might be suffering from a temporomandibular joint disorder, better known as TMD. Though it sounds a bit intimidating, TMD is a classification of symptoms that arise from problems with the muscles of the jaw or parts of the temporomandibular joint itself, […]

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What Causes Severe Gag Reflex?

Gag reflex or formally known as the pharyngeal reflex or laryngeal spasm is the sudden reflex of the back throat to help us in preventing from choking negative substance that might be harmful. When it is being triggered, the muscles may suddenly react and it might cause the contraction in your throat to cancel the […]

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Don’t Ignore Your Sensitive Teeth

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Is your morning sip of coffee ruined by sudden tooth pain? Do you wince at the thought of eating ice cream? Teeth sensitivity is characterized by pain when consuming hot or cold foods and drinks. It is a common dental complaint, and one that can cause notable disruptions within your smile comfort. There are a […]

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