Oral cancer can appear in your mouth or in your throat. Men are twice more likely to get oral cancer than women. Smokers and excessive alcohol drinkers older than 50 are the most at-risk.
HAVE YOUR TEETH ever felt extra sensitive after a swim at the pool? That’s no coincidence, although it can take quite a lot of swimming before the effects become noticeable. What is it about the water in swimming pools that damages teeth?
WHITE SPOTS APPEAR on our teeth for a variety of reasons. Although not all of them are harmful to our oral health, they still prevent our smile from truly shining through. Today we want to share with you some of the most common reasons these white spots appear, and what treatment is available to remove them and give you a bright, beautiful smile.
MOST PEOPLE GRIND OR CLENCH their teeth briefly when annoyed or in a tense situation. That level of teeth-grinding isn’t really something to worry about. It’s when you do it far more frequently, often without even realizing it (you might even do it in your sleep!), that it can potentially become a serious problem. The medical term for this kind of teeth-grinding is bruxism.
EVERYBODY KNOWS THAT FEELING... you get up in the morning to sun shining, birds chirping and happily lean over to your partner to say hello! Instead you are greeted by the horrible smell of early morning breath.
EVERYONE KNOWS that snack time is one of the best times of the day! Getting a tasty treat in the middle of the workday or grabbing a snack after school can be just the pick-me-up you need to tackle the rest of your day with a smile. But before you reach for the chips or chocolates, we have a few smile-friendly suggestions! Today we want to share our team’s favorite snacks that protect your teeth and benefit your smile.
A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE is the best prevention for illness and chronic disease. It can also be just as effective as any medicine a doctor could prescribe. Whether you’re trying to lose weight, or simply live more healthily, the good choices you’re making not only do wonders for your body and overall health.
Surprising Ways Breastfeeding Is Great for Your Baby's Oral Health! Breastfed babies do funny things. Ever see a baby latch onto their favorite toy, their brother’s nose or—gasp—a mannequin at the store? Babies are born with the innate ability to seek out and grab hold of their mother’s milk.
If you are looking for just one more good reason to give up smoking, recent research advises it's not simply your lungs, skin and heart you will need to get worried about. Within a 28-year analysis of 811 male smokers.
It's Monday morning and you have to cement an implant crown. Soon the patient gets to go home with a new tooth in his mouth that is worth a lot of money. Both the dentist and the patient are happy that the work will be completed after many months or years of waiting.