Effects of Smoking and Drinking on Oral Hygiene

Smoking and drinking are two of the most discussed issues in the present times. Smoking and drinking have their own ill effects. According to a recent survey, nearly 43000 Americans would be victims to oral cancer this year. 93% of these are caused because of excessive smoking and drinking. Smoking There is a very famous…

Stop Smoking this October and improve your oral health.

Smoking can lead to tooth staining, gum disease, tooth loss and in more several cases mouth cancer. Facts about what smoking can do for your teeth: Smoking can stain your teeth due to the nicotine and tar in the tobacco, heavy smokers sometimes complain that their teeth are often brownish after years of smoking Smoking…

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…

Jaw-dropping prices but reality bites

PETALING JAYA: Not only do they offer their services at the fraction of the cost of normal dentists, quacks on social media are even offering special discounts. A quick search on Instagram and Facebook showed that orthodontic treatment such as fixing braces cost below RM1,000. The Star sent a Whatsapp message to one of the…