A Woman with Discolored Teeth and a Oral Cancer Lesion

How Tobacco Affects Oral Health

Maintaining your oral health is far less difficult, time-consuming or expensive than restoring your oral health after something has adversely affected it. This is why your dentist invests as much time and effort in preventative dental procedures as is possible, and encourages you to do the same. Just as is the case with your general health, there are certain habits …

Teeth Scared of a Rotten Tooth

How Sweets Can Harm Your Teeth

Establishing and maintaining good health is often about finding balance. It’s easy to assume that if one always consumes healthy, nutritious foods and never consumes unhealthy foods, one will be healthy. That said, even our doctors will usually admit that a small amount of “treats” on an occasional basis is acceptable and won’t have extensive, harmful effects on our health. …

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Preventing Cavities

There may be few things more disappointing than taking a bite of food and feeling the sharp twinge that signals a cavity. This is especially true if you take great pride in protecting your oral health, brushing twice or more every day and flossing at least once every day. Unfortunately, even the cleanest and most well-cared-for teeth can still be …

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The Best Dental Treatments for Special Occasions

We all take great pride in our appearance, especially since a good appearance can convey that one is healthy, happy and prosperous. Knowing that you are presenting yourself well to others can increase your confidence and comfort. This includes having clean, well-fitting clothes, a well-groomed appearance and even a confident smile that shows off your good oral health. While you …