Friday, June 17, 2016

Microbial Differences in the Mouths of Smokers Could Affect the Risk of Cancer

With all of the research, evidence, and warnings about the dangers of cigarette smoking from the American Surgeon General over the past four decades, it is quite surprising that nearly 40 million adults over the age of 18 still smoke.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cigarette smoking harms nearly every organ of the body, causes many diseases, and reduces the health of smokers in general.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Dental Care During Pregnancy

Most women are keenly aware of the number of physical changes their bodies experience during pregnancy. However, one that many do not consider is how carrying a child for nine months can impact their dental health.

Although they may be ready to face the prospect of morning sickness, mood swings and an increase in appetite, learning that their oral health is also affected often comes as a surprise.