If you’re healthy, your gums will stay close to your teeth. They’ll also remain at their current height for life. So if you have receding gums, you should take it as a warning sign that you may be experiencing health problems. Here are some of the more common conditions that may be linked to […]
Why do people start smoking? And if they do start, why do they keep doing it? Especially given all that we now know about the health harms associated with smoking, it’s hard to fathom. But now a new study gives us greater insight into how smokers think about the health harms of smoking, and […]
Along with gum disease, brushing too hard is a leading cause of receding gums. You have to brush to make sure your teeth are clean, and you want to make sure you’re getting all the plaque removed, so you don’t want to brush too softly. So how do you know if you’re brushing too […]
Many people think that their oral hygiene routine isn’t complete until they use mouthwash. But there are many people out there recommending against the use of mouthwash. How can you figure out whether mouthwash is good for you or not?
Here’s a rundown on the potential benefits and drawbacks of mouthwash.
Mouthwash Can Be […]
Although e-cigarette use (colloquially known as vaping), is growing dramatically in popularity, we still don’t understand the potential health consequences of the habit.
However, we now have some evidence to support the claim that vaping may be a healthier alternative to cigarette smoking for current smokers. A new study from Italy showed that smokers […]