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When you cough, do you notice a metallic taste in your mouth? Or do you notice it when you’re eating or drinking something? You may chalk it up as unexplainable, but it’s not something you should let go for too long. Having a metallic taste in your mouth might be…

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With an increase in COVID-19 cases across Texas, you may find that you’re wearing your mask more often. While it probably isn’t your favorite thing to do for a few different reasons, some people don’t like wearing a mask because they’ve noticed something unpleasant — that they have bad breath!…

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Brushing, flossing and regularly seeing the dentist are good for your teeth, but they’re also good for your overall health. Colorado State University microbiome researchers have released study results that help to support the conventional wisdom that keeping the mouth healthy keeps the body healthy. The researchers explored how invisible…

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What do you think of when you hear ‘full-mouth reconstruction’? Do you think of painful cosmetic treatments that take forever to give you the smile you want? If you’re imagining the worst and putting off getting procedures because you’re afraid of the time commitment or pain, you may be surprised…

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If you’ve ever burned your mouth on a spoonful of scalding soup or a too-hot sip of coffee, you know the results are painful – but temporary. But, what if you had to live with this discomfort day in and day out? People living with burning mouth syndrome experience precisely…

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The long-held belief that bacteria work together within the body to ensure survival may be a myth, according to researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Researchers at GIT have found that there instead of working together, many bacteria are, in fact, fairly selfish when it comes to their survival.…