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Smoking and Oral Health

Smoking leads to dental problems, including: Bad breath Tooth discolouration Inflammation of the salivary gland openings on the roof of the mouth Increased build up of plaque and tartar on the teeth Increased loss of bone within the jaw Increased risk of leukoplakia, white patches inside the mouth Increased … Continue reading

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April is National Oral Health Month – 5 steps to good oral health

April is National Oral Health Month Although the mouth is part of the body, we often think of it as something separate. We often ignore bleeding or tender gums, while an irritation or pain elsewhere in the body would mean … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Help Fend Off Dangerous Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease (gum disease) describes a condition when gums or gingiva tissue becomes unhealthy. There are many factors contributing to this infection, and studies show more than 75 percent of American adults have some form of gum disease. The problem … Continue reading

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