Your new braces are settling in and your mouth feels different. Or you have heard that getting braces means you have a dry mouth until removed. When you are new to orthodontic treatment, you will have to change your behavior to fit the new normal. Read on to find out about how dry mouth from braces will affect you and what you can do to prevent it. First, let’s look at what dry mouth or Xerostomia is.
I obtained a Bachelor of Science degree at Southern Illinois University and then received my Doctorate of Medical Dentistry at the University of Kentucky. After, I attended the University of Tennessee to complete my Master of Science in Orthodontics degree.
I consider every minute of continuing education to be vital for my patients and myself. Staying current with the latest trends, techniques, and technologies within my field allows me to improve treatment efficiency and provide higher quality results for each person I treat.