Menu

Tag Archives | Academy Of General Dentistry

Burning mouth syndrome affects menopausal women seven times more often than men

Most people can relate to the uncomfortable feeling that occurs after scalding their mouth on hot soup or coffee. It’s a relief when that burnt feeling subsides after several days. But, imagine experiencing that burning sensation all day, every day. The condition is called burning mouth syndrome (BMS), and damage to the nervous system during […]

Continue Reading

Pharmacists, dentists raise awareness of medication-induced dry mouth

Aug 22, 2011 By: From staff reports Drug Topics   Pharmacy and dental organizations are uniting to promote oral health and raise public awareness of dry mouth, a side effect commonly caused by taking prescription and over-the-counter medications. The American Pharmacists Association (APhA), American Dental Association (ADA), Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), and American Academy […]

Continue Reading

People With Diabetes at Higher Risk for Developing Gum Disease

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, diabetes affects nearly 24 million people in the United States. In observance of National Diabetes Month, the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) encourages those with diabetes to pay extra attention to their oral health. Studies have shown that those with diabetes are more susceptible to […]

Continue Reading