How Does Smoking Affect My Oral Health?

Kick the bad habit and save your smile! Smoking not only takes a toll on your overall health but also wreaks havoc on your oral health. From stained teeth to gum disease, the effects of smoking can be detrimental to your pearly whites. Effects of Smoking on Teeth and Gums When it comes to oral […]

The Link Between Diabetes and Oral Health

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Diabetes is a health condition in which your body has trouble converting glucose into energy. When this happens, sugar builds up in the blood instead of being used for energy. High blood sugar can lead to serious health problems. Insulin is a hormone that regulates blood sugar levels, but in diabetes, these levels are too […]

Reasons For Getting Tooth Extraction

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Tooth extractions are sometimes necessary when a tooth becomes too damaged or decayed for a filling or crown to repair. The tooth may also need to be pulled if it can’t be saved with a root canal. When a tooth is pulled, it’s typically replaced with a dental implant or dental bridge. Tooth Infection If […]

Oral Hygiene Basics: Bad Habits to Avoid For Better Oral Health

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Good oral hygiene habits are important for maintaining your oral and overall health. Bad habits can negatively affect the health and appearance of your teeth. Listed below are a few bad oral habits that affect your oral health. Smoking There is no doubt that smoking is bad for health. It can affect our whole body, […]

How Stress Affect Your Oral Health

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Stress has become a part of our daily life. Stress can be caused by anything. Too much workload, family pressure, etc., all contribute to your stress levels. According to the American Dental Association, stress can lead to various oral health problems, including an increased risk of gum disease and tooth decay due to improper oral […]

Why You Shouldn’t Skip Your Dental Checkups

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According to the American Dental Association, almost half the people in America over age 30 have gum diseases. Most people only treat it when it gets worse. This indicates the low rate of regular dental checkups among adults. Are Regular Dental Checkups Required? The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends regular dental checkups with 6-month […]

Why You Shouldn’t Put Off Going To The Dentist Despite Covid-19

The American Dental Association has strongly urged people to refrain from visiting the dentist at the height of the pandemic last year after it was established that the Covid-19 virus could spread through oral fluids. But, since then, it has left the decision up to the discretion of dental offices, which are required to assess […]