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October 2018

What are the Real Costs of Vaping on Oral Health?

What are the Real Costs of Vaping on Oral Health?

By | Oral Health

Inhaling vapors produced by e-cigarettes, known as vaping, has been touted as a healthy alternative to traditional cigarette smoking.  It’s easy to see why e-cigarettes seem like a great alternative to smoking regular cigarettes.  E-cigarettes do not contain tobacco but do contain nicotine which is derived from the tobacco plant.  E-cigarettes do not produce smoke but instead produce an aerosol called “vape” through a battery-operated e-cigarette. Since there is no cigarette smoke there are no restrictions on where you can…

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5 Tips and Tricks to Stay Healthy this Halloween

5 Tips and Tricks to Stay Healthy this Halloween

By | Oral Health

Halloween is a fun day that children look forward to, but may be one which presents parents with a variety of health and safety issues. Here are 5 tips to help your family stay healthy and safe this year. Be selective in the candy you choose to eat. Avoid hard candy or other sweets such as caramels that stay in your mouth a long time. Choose sweets like chocolate which melt in your mouth quickly and do not stick to…

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