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Category Archive: Allergies

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    How Allergies can Affect your Dental Health
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    Allergy season is upon us and along with a running nose, sneezing and watery eyes, allergies can affect your teeth and mouth:
    • A well known allergy symptoms is sinus pain; the maxillary sinuses are actually located near our upper molars which can cause pain in our teeth.

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    • It’s important to drink water to help alleviate a dry mouth which can be another allergy symptom.

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    • Allergy suffers may also experience a sore throat which is caused by a postnasal drip. A sore throat may cause bad breath, so it’s important to follow your oral care routine.

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    It’s important to listen to your body. Not sure if you have a dental infection or allergy symptoms? Call our office to set up an appointment to be sure.