Smoking and Dental Health (3)

Addressing Your Oral Hygiene With Your Dentist Clearly the use of tobacco of any kind — whether it’s smoking or snuff — can be harmful to your gums and teeth. The best solution to this issue is to stop using tobacco entirely. We know that’s not easy. Many people have tried and failed to quit…

Smoking and Dental Health (2)

How Does Tobacco Damage Gums? Smoking has many effects on the mouth that can lead to the weakening of gums and development of periodontal disease. Smokers are 64.2 percent more likely to develop gum disease than non-smokers. More than 40 percent of all periodontal disease in the United States is attributable to smoking. The problem…

Smoking and Dental Health (1)

Everyone knows smoking causes lung cancer. It’s closely linked to cardio-pulmonary problems and can cause coughing fits and worsen asthma symptoms. And it’s common knowledge smoking can lead to emphysema and other chronic lung problems. Most people who use tobacco are aware of these risks. There’s another side effect of smoking that doesn’t get as…

Majlis Pelancaran Program Ikon Gigi (iGG) Kebangsaan 4 Disember 2016 Dewan Tun Perak, LHDN Melaka

Program iGG telah dimulakan di Melaka Bandaraya Bersejarah pada bulan Mei 2016 dengan 30 orang sukarelawan dari pelbagai peringkat usia dan latar belakang. Para ikon ini diberi latihan terlebih dahulu berpandukan modul penjagaan kesihatan pergigian. Walau bagaimanapun, ikon pergigian ini masih dibimbing dan dipantau oleh fasilitator yang terdiri daripada Pegawai Pergigian. Hasilnya, semenjak program ini…

5 bad oral health habits you need to break

1. Not flossing Flossing is one of the most important dental health habits, yet it’s the most likely to be forgotten or skipped, according to Dr. Gary MacDonald, vice president of the Canadian Dental Association. With just 28 percent of Canadians flossing at least five times a week, you are not alone if you’re guilty…

5 Ways To Prevent Tooth Decay Gum Disease

Nearly all American adults experience forms of tooth decay and gum disease, most commonly in the form of cavities and gingivitis detected during routine dental visits. Cavities and gingivitis are common, and start as small concerns, but when left untreated they can quickly escalate to more severe dental disease. Despite what statistics may suggest, keeping…