How Other Factors Influence Dry Mouth

Your mouth produces saliva throughout the day to enhance its overall function and aid in services such as cavity prevention. Other roles include facilitating clear speech and removing food particles from your mouth after a meal. Your mouth produces more saliva when you chew to lubricate before it’s swallowed. If a chronic lack of saliva constantly makes your mouth feel... read more »

The Causes of Halitosis

Bad breath can be embarrassing and hard to live with. If you are one of the many who suffers from halitosis, also known as bad breath, then you are not alone. That is why our team here at Family & Implant Dentistry in Manhattan, Kansas is happy to talk to you about halitosis, and what causes it, so you can... read more »

What Makes the Tongue Tick?

Your tongue is as vital to your oral health as your teeth, gums and jaw. What do you know about this muscle that works hard for you every day, helping you to talk, eat, taste and even kiss? Here are some things to help you understand this part of your anatomy. What is the tongue? Approximately four-inches long, this muscle... read more »