Posts Tagged ‘smoking’

Good Dental Care Helps To Prevent Gum Disease

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Did you know half of adults age 30 and older suffer from some form of gum disease? May 12th is Gum Health Day, the perfect time to give a little extra attention to this key oral health issue and do your best to prevent gum disease. What Is Gum Disease? Gum disease is caused by…

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April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society’s most recent estimates for oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancers in the United States for 2022 are: About 54,000 new cases of oral cavity or oropharyngeal cancer. About 11, 230 deaths from oral cavity or oropharyngeal cancer. Early detection can result in better options when it comes…

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The Negative Effects of Tobacco Use On Your Health

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Tobacco has long been recognized as a detriment to our health, having a negative affect on so many aspects of a tobacco users health. November is Mouth Cancer Awareness Month so it’s a good time to consider kicking the tobacco habit. The American Cancer Society estimates that about 54,010 new cases of oral cavity or…

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Smoking & Your Dental Health

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40 million U.S. adults smoke cigarettes, and about 4.7 million middle and high school students use at least one tobacco product, including e-cigarettes. Each year, nearly half a million Americans die prematurely of smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke, making tobacco use the leading cause of preventable disease, disability, and death in the United States.…

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No Butts About It, Smoking Stinks

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Each year, nearly half a million Americans die prematurely of smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke. This deadly habit affects so many aspects of your health. Outside of fatality statistics, smoking adversely affects the health of your teeth, gums, and mouth. Bad Breath We’re sure you’ve heard of smoker’s breath. Tar and nicotine from cigarettes…

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