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Bad News – Your E-Cigarette is Just as Bad for Your Oral Health as Tobacco

Bad News – Your E-Cigarette is Just as Bad for Your Oral Health as Tobacco

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E-cigarettes are just as bad as tobacco cigarettes for oral health, due to the nicotine they contain. Nicotine causes gum recession, hides the presence of gum disease, and can cause teeth grinding and bad breath - YUCK. Smokers should schedule more frequent dental exams to monitor for complications due to smoking.

When Should My Baby Visit the Dentist for the First Time?

When Should My Baby Visit the Dentist for the First Time?

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Congratulations, you’re a first-time parent (or an experienced one unsure of the latest recommendations from the ADA). Do you know when it’s time to take your baby to the dentist? Do babies need oral care before the age of one?

Why Should You Get Your Wisdom Teeth Extracted?

Why Should You Get Your Wisdom Teeth Extracted?

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Wisdom teeth can cause several complications when they grow in. It is often best to have them removed as soon as possible, especially if they are causing pain. The removal procedure is a common surgery performed by Binder Family Dental.

What are Dental Crowns and Tooth Bridges?

What are Dental Crowns and Tooth Bridges?

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Dental crowns are permanent caps placed on open, exposed teeth after root canal therapy, before placement of a tooth bridge, and generally to cover or replace bad or decaying teeth. Tooth bridges are placed after the removal of one or several teeth or in place of previously missing teeth. They are anchored to the crowns placed on adjacent teeth to keep them in place.

How Oral Health Affects Your Body

How Oral Health Affects Your Body

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Your oral health is not just isolated to your mouth. Bacteria living in your teeth and gums can spread throughout the body causing problems for your overall wellbeing.