Is Cheek Chewing Bad for My Oral Health?

Is Cheek Chewing Bad for My Oral Health?

Is Cheek Chewing Bad for Your Health? Repetitive behaviors such as cheek chewing or nail-biting can be a sign of underlying mental health struggles. Cheek chewing, known scientifically as morsicatio buccarum is an example of a body-focused repetitive behavior (BFRB)....
How Oral Health Can Affect Overall Health

How Oral Health Can Affect Overall Health

When we think about the benefits of good oral hygiene, the immediate and visible impacts are often the ones we notice most. If you brush your teeth regularly, your breath will smell better and your teeth will look clean and presentable. If you floss regularly, your...
The Effects of Smoking On Oral Health

The Effects of Smoking On Oral Health

Nobody in this day and age can argue that smoking cigarettes is a good choice for your health. Lung cancer is a well known potential consequence and there is plenty of information out there about how damaging cigarettes can be to your overall health. City Dental...
Alcohol’s Effects On Oral Health

Alcohol’s Effects On Oral Health

Alcohol is viewed by society in different ways. It can be a social activity for friends and family to celebrate a holiday or other big event. For others, it can be considered only for its potential negative health consequences from use. The truth is that for certain...

Is E-Cigarette ‘Vaping’ Bad For Your Teeth?

E-cigarettes, by comparison to regular cigarettes or nicotine products in general, may seem like a much better option in regards to the health of your teeth and the rest of your body. We all know now that cigarettes are very bad for you. While not smoking at all is...