The last type of resorption that we’ll discuss is that which occurs during orthodontic tooth movement. Root resorption or ‘shortening of the roots’ occurs in nearly all cases of orthodontics, but is so insignificant that it may not be possible … Continue readingRead more
Our last blog on the subject of ‘Acid Erosion and its Effects on the Oral Cavity’ was posted on November 22nd, 2016. It may be helpful to reread this blog as this next one is a continuation. In this blog, … Continue readingRead more
It’s not only stomach acids that can be damaging to your teeth… In this blog we will look at how one’s diet, salivary flow and exercise can affect their teeth as well. Diet Consider the following: Acidic drinks i.e. citric … Continue readingRead more
Welcome to part two of the series. Let’s begin by looking at the intra-oral effects of stomach acids entering the oral cavity: -Sour taste upon wakening. -Dysphagia (difficulty, discomfort or pain upon swallowing). -Increased salivation. -Sensitive teeth. -Mouth pain/irritation (raw … Continue readingRead more
In a previous blog, we briefly touched on the effects of acid reflux and how it relates to sleep apnea: “Sleep Apnea, Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disorder and Laryngopharyngeal Reflux,” posted on Feb 12th, 2014. In this series, we will discuss: … Continue readingRead more
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Dr Axelrad and Staff