Patient Education

Our Online Dental Education Library

Dr. McGuffie strengthens his professional relationships with his patients by encouraging them to become informed and educated. This ensures that together you and Dr. McGuffie can make the best decisions for your treatment needs.  Please browse our dental library to learn more about dental conditions and treatments available. If you have any questions or need to schedule an appointment, please contact us.  An informed patient is a healthy patient.

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Tongue Health
...These can be common in people with dry mouth or those with what's called "Geographic Tongue"...

Jaw Surgery may be Necessary to Correct Some Types of Poor Bites
...Candidates for the surgery have difficulty chewing, biting or swallowing food, chronic pain or headaches related to the jaw joints, chronic mouth breathing and dry mouth, or sleep apnea...

See Your Dentist if You Have one of these Top 3 Oral Problems
...At 33% of respondents, the number one oral problem in America is chronic dry mouth...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
...Dry mouth or xerostomia may also cause bad breath due to decreased salivary flow...