May 31st is World No-Tobacco Day! Celebrated each year, World No-Tobacco Day was created in 1987 by the World Health Organization to draw attention to, and inform the public of the dangers of tobacco use on a global scale. What a perfect opportunity to discuss the harmful effects of smoking on our oral health.
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The month of April is Oral Health Month. What a perfect opportunity to focus on oral health and the impact it has on our overall well-being.
Celebrated annually every April, National Dental Hygienists Week (NDHW) is an important part of Oral Health Month. The goal of NDHW is to reinforce the importance of the dental hygiene profession and to help Canadians better understand a dental hygienist’s role vital role in caring for their oral health.
In summary, a dentist’s job involves general oral health care including cleaning and check-ups, while a periodontist diagnoses and treats specialized conditions that affect the gums and bone that supports the teeth.
Did you know dentistry is one of the oldest medical professions? The Indus Valley civilization yielded evidence of dentistry being practiced as early as 7000 B.C. Here we summarize a few notable highlights in the history of dentistry.
Practicing good oral health habits at home such as brushing is an important step in preventing tooth decay and gum disease. Read on to learn more about teeth brushing and how to brush properly.
February is designated Gum Disease Awareness Month to raise awareness of gum disease, it’s causes, and encourage better oral health habits to prevent it. Read on to learn about gum disease and ways you can help protect those pearly whites from damage.
It is known that sugar is bad for your teeth. However, there are ways tooth decay can be prevented. Below we examine how sugar affects your teeth, and ways to fight tooth decay.
While most people brush their teeth on a regular basis, the same cannot always be said for flossing. Flossing is a crucial component of a good oral hygiene routine. Read on to discover what results if you do not floss your teeth.