Posts Tagged ‘tobacco’
What Is Halitosis?
Halitosis is the medical term for chronic bad breath. Having halitosis is far different than having bad breath from eating too much garlic. Halitosis is a lingering bad breath and could be an indicator of something more serious going on with your health. What Causes Halitosis? –What We Eat. What we consume at meals and…Read More
Why Is Good Dental Hygiene Important?
The effects of poor dental hygiene can range from tooth decay to periodontal disease, and loss of teeth. Luckily, maintaining a good dental hygiene regimen, including regular professional teeth cleaning and dental examinations can prevent most of these problems. If you choose not to maintain good dental habits (including brushing and flossing), you are putting…Read More
New Year, New 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, Have A Healthy, Happy New Year!! striving for a better job, or maybe even just being a better friend or partner. Many people also set new goals for…Read More
Embracing Your Dental Health
Maintaining our dental health can be challenging at times. We all live busy schedules but research has shown that good dental health can lead to good overall health. Below are some tips to help embrace your oral health today! Top Oral Health Tips -Brush at least twice a day and floss daily before bedtime. Periodontal…Read More
Is Oral Cancer In Your Future?
For most of the world the mere mention of the word cancer is frightening. Everyone’s lives have been touched in some way by this dreaded disease. However, with today’s medical advancements many different types of cancer of very treatable and very curable. Unfortunately, oral cancer is not one of those types of cancer. In fact,…Read More
Beware Of Oral Cancer
Cancer is never an easy disease to face. Many types of cancer are very treatable especially when diagnosed early. Oral cancer is one of those that are easily treatable in its very earliest stages. However, the prognosis changes dramatically once it progresses. Oral cancer is any cancer of the mouth and the pharynx. The most common…Read More
April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month 2014
Oral Cancer Awareness Month April, 2014 Oral Cancer Facts -Expected to have approximately 42,000 new cases of oral cancer diagnosed in 2013 alone. -Males account for almost 70% of all new cases. Survival Rates of Oral Cancer 1 year – 89% survival 5 year – 56% survival 10 year – 41% survival -Approximtely 8,000 deaths per…Read More
Habits That Harm Your Dental Health
Harmful Habits Affecting Dental Health Smoking/Tobacco Use. Smoking and tobacco use have been studied extensively over decades of use and have shown to be harmful to our overall health including our oral health. Not only does it stain our teeth and cause periodontal disease, it also increases your risk for oral cancers. While stains may…Read More