Five Habits for Healthy Teeth
Having a healthy mouth and bright smile isn’t a matter of luck—it’s a matter of habit. Many common dental problems can be prevented with good daily oral hygiene, regular dental check-ups, and a healthy lifestyle.
Piercing Risks Oral Health
Piercing the tongue with studs and barbells has become a popular fashion statement. But this type of oral jewelry can cause serious medical and dental consequences.
Just Say No: How Drugs Harm Your Dental Health
Researchers are finding that illegal substances such as marijuana and methamphetamine may also affect your dental health. Here’s a look at how these drugs can wreak havoc on your mouth.
Marijuana May Increase Gum Disease
Frequent use of marijuana may triple the risk of severe gum disease, a study suggests. Tobacco already was known to raise the risk of periodontal disease.