If you’re frequently experiencing heartburn and indigestion, you could actually be suffering from acid reflux. Acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is a
condition in which acids used in the stomach to break down food leech into the esophagus.

Acid reflux can cause painful and frustrating symptoms such as a feeling of burning in the stomach, chest, or throat—also called heartburn—and indigestion, or pain in the upper
abdomen.

Unfortunately, acid reflux can have detrimental effects on your smile. How can you stop this condition from affecting your teeth and gums during the holiday?

An article by Dr. Samir Alaswad. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: HEARTBURN AND INDIGESTION: PROTECT YOUR SMILE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON