Smoking and Your Oral Health

Smoking cigarettes and other forms of tobacco has a number of negative effects on your well-being and your oral health is no exception. While some problems are relatively minor, like discoloring of the teeth and bad breath, other issues associated with smoking can be quite serious, even life-threatening in some cases. Take oral cancer, for…

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What is oral pathology?

Oral pathology is a specialized area of dental medicine that concentrates on diagnosing oral diseases and studying their causes, courses of development and effects. The structures that may be the focus of this highly scientific discipline include the teeth, gums and jaws, among other facial components. Symptoms that warrant an oral pathology evaluation can include…

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