Posts Tagged ‘tobacco products’
Dirty Dozen – Dirtiest Items We Put In Our Mouths
Maintaining good oral and general health requires us to keep the bad bacteria out of our bodies. Many of us have bad habits carried over from childhood that introduce us to harmful bacteria throughout our days. The Dirty Dozen 1. Fingernails – Throughout the course of the day, our hands come in contact with a…Read More
What You Need To Know About Oral Cancer?
Did you know that oral cancer is the sixth most common cancer and accounts for approximately 4% of all cancers diagnosed? Most of the oral cancer diagnoses are in patients older than 45 years old. Men are twice as likely as women to develop oral cancers. The key to oral cancer, as in most cancers,…Read More
Why Do My Gums Bleed?
Many people think it is okay for some gum bleeding during brushing or flossing but that is simply not true. Bleeding gums equal unhealthy gums. Periodontal disease can creep up silently attacking your gums and bone in your mouth. This is especially important with recent studies showing periodontal disease being linked to systemic diseases like…Read More
New Year’s Resolutions For A Healthy Smile!
The new year is fast approaching and it may be time to start thinking about what your New Year’s resolutions should be. These usually include losing weight, striving for a better job, or maybe even just being a better friend or partner. Many people also set new goals for leading a healthier life going forward.…Read More