What Smoking Really Does to Your Teeth

We all have bad habits, though some do more harm for our health than others. Unfortunately, using cigarettes and tobacco is one of the most common unhealthy habits worldwide. And this fixation isn’t just bad for your lungs—it can wreak havoc on your teeth. Here’s how! The Damage Done Because smoking limits your mouth’s ability

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Canker Sores: Small Size, Big Pain

They’re small and unsightly white or yellow lesions that can erupt anywhere in the mouth. Canker sores, which are usually round or oval, can be a big pain, literally, for those who frequently suffer from them. Minor canker sores usually go away in a week or two, but bigger ones are often extremely painful and

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Spit, Don’t Rinse!

While you’ll likely hear your dental hygienist tell you to spit after a cleaning, you won’t be asked to rinse. Why? Rinsing will remove some of the fluoride from your teeth that works to strengthen your enamel. By leaving more of the fluoride on your teeth longer, your teeth will benefit. If you do choose

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