The Dangerous Truth Behind E-Cigarettes

What are E-cigarettes? E-cigarettes, also known as “vapes”, come in many shapes and sizes. Most have a battery, a heating element, and a place to hold liquid. The liquid usually contains nicotine or tobacco and a flavor. When it is heated, the liquid creates a thick aerosol that users inhale into their lungs. Bystanders can…

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Top 10 Dental Myths

There are some commonly known dental myths that people of various ages and mindsets see as true. However, these myths are only opinions of what people think and are not considered as direct information from the professionals. If you are fooled into believing these myths, it could be detrimental to your oral health. Take a…

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Effects of Smoking & Drinking on Your Oral Health

People who smoke tobacco products and drink alcohol may be at serious risk when it comes to their oral health. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the percentage of U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes declined from 20.9% in 2005 to 16.8% in 2014. This change is due to the increased public awareness…

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What is Periodontal Disease?

April 15, 2014 Fact: 4 out of every 5 adults will develop periodontal disease in their lifetime. Because periodontal disease is so common, it is important that you know what exactly periodontal disease is, how to prevent it, and how to treat it. Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is an inflammatory disease that…

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