Your Health For Tag "stomach acid"

  • Eating Disorders Take a Toll on Oral Health
    Aug. 29, 2013

    Eating Disorders Take a Toll on Oral Health

    General oral health

    It's a sad truth: More than 10 million teens and young adults in the U.S. suffer from eating disorders. Conditions such as anorexia and bulimia are dangerous to overall health, but they can also be extremely harmful to oral health. Bulimia is characterized by eating binges, followed by an effort to get rid of the...

  • Teeth Tips for Moms-To-Be
    May 28, 2013

    Teeth Tips for Moms-To-Be

    General oral health

    During pregnancy your hormones change which can contribute to “pregnancy gingivitis”. Here a few ways to protect your smile: • Maintain a good dental hygiene routine. Brush twice a day and floss at least once a day. • Pregnant women should visit their dentist more often, about every 3 months. • Rinse your mouth out... More »

  • Acid Reflux Can Affect Your Teeth
    Mar. 26, 2013

    Acid Reflux Can Affect Your Teeth

    General oral health

    Ever experience a painful burning sensation radiating from inside the chest? Well, that's good old heartburn. And persistent symptoms, more than twice weekly, may be a sign of acid reflux (officially Gastroesophogeal Reflux Disease, or GERD). However, not everyone with GERD suffers from heartburn. In fact, you may have GERD and not even know it.... More »