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Dry mouth -

If you have ever experienced a dry mouth, you know how uncomfortable it can be. This phenomenon is called "dry mouth" or xerostomia, and it occurs when the salivary glands do not produce enough saliva to maintain normal oral moisture. Dry mouth can be caused by various factors such as taking certain medications, smoking, dehydration, stress, cancer treatments, Sjogren’s Syndrome, diabetes or even aging. Dry mouth is more than just a discomfort. In fact, saliva plays an essential role in protecting and maintaining oral health. It helps prevent cavities by removing food particles and bacteria from the mouth. Additionally, it...

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Tip of the Month -

When eliminating bacteria and controlling infections are now more important than ever, we sometimes neglect to properly protect a specific area of our bodies: our mouth.

Discover how X-PUR Opti-Rinse Plus can help you in your dental hygiene routine!

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Cavities, Curaprox, Dental tips, Gingivitis, Tip of the Month -

“Don’t forget to floss!”, is a saying that has been embedded into our minds ever since we we were children. While a string of floss is great for fitting between the teeth and cleaning some of the bacterial film from interdental spaces, it is not enough to thoroughly eliminate all the bacteria that is present in between your teeth. That is where interdental brushes come into play! They can efficiently eliminate bacteria that is present between teeth and between braces and are designed to fight bad breath, protect the enamel, and prevent gum disease. The CURAPROX interdental brushes are the best...

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Dry mouth, Foods and beverages -

Dry mouth affects approximately 20% of the population and can be very unpleasant. In addition to the drastic consequences that it has on oral health (caries, oral lesions, bad breath, etc.), it brings with it a lot of complications such as difficulty swallowing, which can impact eating and drinking. 

 This is why we wish to support you with a list of foods to promote as well as avoid. Foods and Beverages to Promote - Tender food (fish, chicken and soft meat) - Soft foods (mashed potatoes and soup) - Smooth peanut butter - Hard cheese (in addition, the cheese should help...

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Dry mouth -

It's a cold winter night, your system heater is running at full power, and you wake up with a very dry mouth. This is completely normal ! You take a sip of water and fall back into your peaceful sleep. However, for about 20% of Canadian adults, dry mouth and its inconveniences are part of their daily lives. Xerostomia, better known simply as the phenomenon of dry mouth, is a deficiency in the production of saliva by the mucous membranes of the mouth. This is because the salivary glands do not or no longer produce sufficient salivary flow to keep...

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