Oral Health Fact Sheets


 

ORAL HEALTH FACT SHEETS

All fact sheets have been provided by the Academy of General Dentistry. As an adviser to patients and an advocate for optimal oral health and hygiene, Dr. Jane Brodsky uses these sheets as resources to patients that educate them on various health topics is important.

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Acid Reflux
Heartburn, or acid indigestion, is a common symptom of chronic acid reflux, also known as gastroesopheageal reflux disease (GERD).


Aging


Allergic Reactions


Anxiety
Going to the dentist can cause anxiety, and that’s a normal reaction

 

 


Bridges
A fixed bridge is a dental appliance that replaces one or more missing teeth—thus “bridging” the space between the two adjacent natural teeth or implants.


Bruxism

 


Children’s Oral Health
Taking your child to the dentist at an early age is the best way to prevent oral health problems.


Clear Aligners
Clear aligners are a series of customized, clear plastic orthodontic appliances for individuals who want to correct issues with their bite or teeth spacing.


Cosmetic Dentistry
Your dentist can perform a variety of cosmetic procedures to improve your smile — from subtle changes to major repairs.

 


Dentures
This fact sheet provides tips on how to care for a denture.


Dry-Mouth
Xerostomia, more commonly known as dry mouth, is a condition related to the salivary glands.

 


Erosion
Tooth erosion, or tooth wear, is the loss of the surrounding tooth structure.

 


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Implants

 


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Nutrition

 


Oral Cancer


Oral Hygiene

 


Periodontal Disease

 


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Root Canal Therapy

 


Sleep Apnea
Sleep apnea is a serious, potentially life-threatening sleep disorder that affects approximately 22 million Americans.

 


Teenage Oral Health
Teens should be sure to see their dentist at least twice a year.


TMD


Tobacco


Tooth Trauma

 


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Wisdom Teeth

 


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