Smoking: A Real Drag On Your Oral Health

With every drag on a cigarette or cigar, with every wad of chew that you put into your mouth, with any kind of tobacco use – significant damage is being done to your health. In fact, when it comes to bad habits, few are worse than tobacco use. Tobacco users are far more vulnerable to … Continued

Does Chewing Gum Really Prevent Cavities?

Chewing gum is a habit that many people enjoy on a daily basis. Some people enjoy chewing gum for its tasty flavors, while others chew it out of habit or as a means of breaking a bad habit (e.g. smoking or biting fingernails). There is another benefit to this habit that may sound too good … Continued

Wisdom Teeth Removal

The wisdom teeth, or third molars, are the last teeth to develop inside the mouth. Called “wisdom teeth” because of their late development, these teeth typically come in between the ages of 15 and 25. While not everyone grows wisdom teeth, the majority of people do. Because of limited space within the mouth, these teeth … Continued

Root Canals

Infected teeth are one of the most painful experiences that could occur in your lifetime. The teeth are living features of the mouth, made up of an inner and outer layer. The inner layer contains the roots, tissues, and blood supply to keep the tooth alive, and the outer layer is made of enamel to … Continued