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What Vaping is Doing to Your Teeth

Millions of people have quit smoking traditional cigarettes recently, turning to vaping to get their nicotine hit. Unfortunately, although vaping is considered less harmful than smoking traditional cigarettes, it is not without risks. Here are some ways vaping can impact your oral health. Another important consideration is that the long-term risks and health complications associated […]

Why Do You Need Dental Implants?

The Effects of Missing Teeth Patients sometimes ask why dental implants are the preferred choice for replacing missing teeth. It’s understandable to wonder – dental implants can be more expensive than alternative replacement options such as dentures and bridges and involve invasive surgery. For anyone wondering why they need dental implants, it’s important to understand […]

How Gum Disease Affects Your Whole Body

Nearly half of all adults in the U.S. will develop gum disease at some time in their lives. If you are over age 65, your risk of gum disease is 70%. Poor oral hygiene is the most common cause of gum disease, and the risk increases if you do not see your dentist regularly. What […]