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Bad Breath

Woman Holding Hand Over Her Mouth Due to Bad Breath Napa, CA

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

patient during the dental treatment

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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