From Stains to Illness, Cigar Smoking Poses Major Threat to Your Oral Health

Cigars may appear sophisticated, and their smell bring back fond memories of relaxing times with family and friends, but behind this façade lies the reality of their danger to your teeth and health. Cigar smoke is packed with tar and nicotine, which notoriously stain teeth. The chemicals attach to your enamel,…
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Morning sickness? Extreme food cravings? Just two of the many factors that can lead to poor oral health during pregnancy.

As a registered dental hygienist and mom of two young children, I have seen firsthand the effects of pregnancy on oral health. Pregnant women sometimes avoid professional dental care during pregnancy for various reasons, which is never a good idea. Factors such as elevated hormone levels can cause various gum…
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Laser Light Therapy is a Dentist’s Ideal Instrument for Eliminating Discomfort, Rapid Healing, and Improving Smiles

Since I began using laser light therapy in 2009, it has truly been one of my practice’s greatest treatment tools. Laser therapy helps technologically advanced practices achieve greater results for our patients with dramatically less discomfort and much shorter recovery time. A dental laser is a focused beam of light…
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