Understanding the Dangers of Tobacco Use

Smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States. Smoking cigarettes or using other tobacco products is harmful to your mouth, including your teeth and gums, and can be deadly. How does smoking impact my oral health? Each year, about 480,000 people die prematurely due to smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke, and 16 million people live with... read more »

June 26th is National Toothbrush Day

Regular brushing will help remove bacteria and plaque which can cause decay, gingivitis and periodontal disease. Brushing your teeth can also minimize discoloration from plaque buildup. We recommend for everyone to brush their teeth twice a day, preferably in the morning and before bed. You should try to brush your teeth for two minutes each time. Brushing your teeth for... read more »