Did You Know Smoking Can Impact Your Dental Procedures?

Although the number of smokers had steadily declined in the past few decades, over 30 million Americans still smoke cigarettes [1]. Smoking increases your risk for many different chronic diseases, including cancer and heart disease, and is one of the leading preventable causes of death worldwide. Cigarettes can cause tooth discoloration and increase your risk for oral cancer and […]

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When Should Your Child Wear an Athletic Mouthguard?

Wearing an athletic mouthguard is an excellent way for your child to protect their teeth and gums during sports and prevent injuries such as cut gums, chipped teeth, and even broken or knocked-out permanent teeth. These mouthguards can either be custom-made by your dentist or bought at the store, but custom mouthguards offer superior protection, especially if your […]

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