While you may be aware of the health risks of tobacco use, you may not be aware of the threats posed by certain smoking alternatives. Smoking is associated with bad breath, gum disease, dental discoloration, oral cancer, and other oral health problems, and many people believe vapes or electronic cigarettes to be a safer option. Unfortunately, these devices are not the healthy alternatives they were marketed to be. Here are some tips from your dentist about what kinds of damage vapes and e-cigs can do to your teeth and oral tissues.(more…)
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January 19, 2024
January 12, 2024
Flossing is an unsung hero of dental hygiene. While the toothbrush is often regarded as the primary weapon in the fight against tooth decay and gum disease, it cannot reach into the tight spaces between the teeth where plaque and food debris can easily accumulate. Flossing every day allows people to thoroughly clean these areas and stimulate their gums, but many people have a lot of difficulty getting on board with the habit. Here are a few tips for sticking with your New Year’s resolution to start flossing as dentists recommend.(more…)
December 22, 2023
The Holidays can be stressful in a number of ways. Between shopping, traveling, and cooking big feasts, it can get hectic for any family. However, have you ever stopped to consider the strain that the festivities can put on your dental health?
If you want to explore the potential reasons behind the spike in dental dilemmas during the holidays, continue reading.(more…)
November 6, 2023
As the holiday season unfolds and gratitude permeates the air, now is an ideal moment to pause and ponder the often-overlooked blessings that contribute to our well-being. Amidst the festive atmosphere, dental implants might not be the first thing that comes to mind, but they discreetly play a vital role in improving our overall health. In this season of contemplation, let’s explore five compelling reasons to appreciate the presence of your dental implants.(more…)
October 10, 2023
As you search for a perfect Halloween costume and check out spooky decorations, your mouth doesn’t have to be a scary place. Your teeth and gums might not be as healthy as you think. With your oral health and general well-being closely connected, here are 5 shocking dental stats you shouldn’t ignore.