Most people know they can go to the dentist for toothaches and cleanings, but there are some lesser-known concerns that we can help you with at Priority Dental in Casper.
- Dry mouth, technically called xerostomia, is caused by a lack of saliva and can be quite uncomfortable. It also predisposes dental patients to a host of issues such as tooth decay and gum disease. A lot of individuals experience dry mouth because of medications or medical conditions. Make sure you bring a list of current medications with you to your appointment.
- Bad breath is usually a result of bacteria build-up in the mouth, and regular trips to your dentist can help you keep your mouth clean and the bacteria count within a sweet-smelling range. Do you have good oral hygiene and still have bad breath? Then your dentist can help you discover the source of your halitosis.
- Jaw clicking or discomfort are symptoms you should have checked immediately. They can be a signs of serious oral issues.
- We also perform oral cancer screenings. Oral cancer is much harder to treat if it is not detected early.