Garden State Woman, Watch Your Mouth Series
For Women Only by Dr. Allyson K. Hurley, DDS, MAGD, AAACD
Watch Your Mouth, Part I
Read about Puberty, Bulimia, Pregnancy, Oral Contraceptives, Menopause, and Osteoporosis, and how this relates to oral health problems.
Watch Your Mouth, Part II
Tobacco products and oral piercings can have dangerous effects on your oral health. Read about these concerns, as well as periodontal disease, oral contraceptives, and osteoporosis.
Watch Your Mouth, Part III
Are you suffering from dry mouth? Learn about potential conditions, such as autoimmune diseases, that could be the cause of this problem. Find out what oral health problems pregnancy could cause, and learn about tempromandibular joint dysfunction (TMD), which could be the cause of your jaw pain.
Medical Conditions Affecting Oral Health
Bulimia is an eating disorder that involves frequent binging and purging. Frequent purging can have ill effects on your oral health.
Anorexia is an eating disorder that can rob your body of essential nutrients. Learn the role your dentist should play in your successful recovery.
GERD, or acid reflux disease, is a common condition. But most people haven't thought about the devastating effects it can have on your oral health.