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The Sweet Truth Behind Xylitol

Posted May 31, 2017 in News

Xylitol is a naturally occurring sugar alcohol found in plant material, including many fruits and vegetables. Although sugar substitutes have their respective drawbacks, xylitol is still supported by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) as “an acceptable non-cariogenic sugar substitute”. In layman’s terms, this means it doesn’t cause cavities! In fact, it does the […]

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Dry Mouth Basics

Posted May 26, 2017 in News

If you’ve ever experienced a dry mouth, you know how uncomfortable and often times painful it can be. Dry mouth, medically termed xerostomia, is the condition when you do not have enough saliva to keep your mouth wet, moisturized, and comfortable. Everybody gets the occasional dry mouth from time to time with allergies, dehydration, hormonal […]

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Dental “Myth Busters”

Posted May 26, 2017 in News

We at The Palisades Dentists are shedding truth on a few of the more common dental myths. With all of the sketchy advice you can find on the Internet, it is easier than ever to get the wrong information about dental care. It is best to always talk to a dental professional if you have […]

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