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…

The heart and mouth connection: How heart disease and oral health link

Did you know that heart disease and oral health are linked? There are two different connections between heart disease and your oral health: Studies have shown that people with moderate or advanced gum (periodontal) disease are more likely to have heart disease than those with healthy gums. Oral health holds clues to overall health. Studies…

Info-graphics: How Poor Dental Care Can Affect Your Overall Health

Not taking care of your teeth can lead to more than bad breath, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and more. But studies have shown that less than ½ of all Americans floss on a daily basis, and 34% did not visit a dentist at all last year.   Lack of regular brushing and flossing leaves…