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SEASONAL ALLERGIES & YOUR ORAL HEALTH

Jun 1 • 1 minute read

SEASONAL ALLERGIES & YOUR ORAL HEALTH
 
DRY MOUTH
-less saliva to fight off bacteria
-bad breath, gingivitis and cavities 
 
SINUS PRESSURE
-can lead to facial pain
-tooth pain
-inflammation of mucous membrane can cause pain in the upper molars due to the buildup of pressure
-teeth sensitivity 
 
A SORE THROAT
-post nasal drip can lead to bad breath 
-dry mouth
 
If you have seasonal allergies, always make sure your dentist is aware of what medication you are taking.
Always take your allergy medicine as this will alleviate any issues with your oral health due to allergies.
 
Most importantly - keep up your oral health care routine.
Stay hydrated!

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