Tag «e-cigarettes and oral health»

Easing Your Dentist Fears in Winston-Salem, N.C.

At Enlighten Dental Care, we certainly don’t think of ourselves as scary, but we know that between 5-8 percent of Americans do avoid the dentist because of true dental anxiety, while others just simply don’t like to go. The fear of going to the dentist often stems from patients feeling as if they have a …

E-Cigarettes and Oral Health — What Do We Know?

The effects of smoking tobacco and smokeless tobacco on oral health are well known and include bad breath, tooth discoloration, increased risk of oral cancer, and increased risk of gum disease and bone loss within the jaw. But we don’t know much about a new, growing trend in smoking — e-cigarettes. And it’s worrisome, particularly …