Archive for September, 2017

How Tongue Piercings Affect Your Oral Health

Friday, September 29th, 2017

Learn about the negative side effects of tongue piercings.

Body modification, from piercings to tattoos, is extremely popular today and doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon.  Body piercings, specifically those on the tongue, are a form of self-expression and allow people to be creative.  Although, tongue piercings come with serious health risks and should be given serious thought before an individual gets one.  Several oral health problems are associated with tongue piercings. (more…)

The Effects of Cigarette Smoking On Your Oral Health

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Learn about the harmful effects of smoking on your oral health.

By now, mostly everyone knows or has heard of the negative effects smoking cigarettes has on the human body.  But, for some reason, people still seem to buy cigarettes by the pack and smoke them.  Every time you take a puff from a cigarette your mouth starts to feel the harmful consequences.  No one wants to smile and show yellow teeth or even worse, start to develop mouth cancer.  Smoking cigarettes cause long-term effects on your oral health that will, hopefully, make you want to quit. (more…)

3 Oral Health Tips While Traveling

Friday, September 15th, 2017

Don’t slack on your oral health while traveling.

Whether you are traveling for a well-needed vacation or just a work trip, it is important to remember to brush and floss your teeth.  When we travel, we see seem to forget about our daily responsibilities especially if we are relaxing at a gorgeous beach resort.  Your oral health shouldn’t decline just because you are not at home.  There are simple tips you can follow to sustain your oral health while traveling.   (more…)

The Long Lasting Benefits of Using An Electric Toothbrush

Friday, September 8th, 2017

Discover the benefits of using an electric toothbrush.

It is common knowledge that brushing your teeth at least twice a day is essential for a healthy and clean mouth.  Although, if you are brushing your teeth with a traditional manual brush, your mouth is not getting the cleansing it truly needs.  Consider switching to an electric toothbrush to deeply clean your teeth and reach spots a manual brush misses.  You will not regret switching to an electric toothbrush because of the never ending benefits. (more…)

The Benefits of Wearing a Night Guard

Friday, September 1st, 2017

Do you suffer from grinding or clenching of your teeth while you sleep?  These symptoms are classified as bruxism which affect 1 in 12 people causing tooth damage, jaw pain, and insomnia. If you suffer from any of the symptoms of bruxism, you should wear a night guard to protect your teeth.  Wearing a night guard offers you several benefits and keeps your smile looking beautiful all day long.  

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Wear a night guard to relieve tooth and jaw pain.

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