Vaping, Smoking, & the Health of Your Mouth

Vaping, Smoking, & the Health of Your Mouth

Maybe the best thing you could say about vaping is that some evidence suggests that it may help some adults quit regular cigarettes – emphasis on the word “some.” In fact, over half of adult e-cigarette users also use conventional tobacco products. In young...
Vaping & the Microbes in Your Mouth

Vaping & the Microbes in Your Mouth

A new study has added yet more evidence that vaping changes the oral microbiome – and not for the better. “The oral microbiome is of interest to us because research shows that changes in its microbial community as a result of environmental and host factors...
As the Oral Microbiome Changes…

As the Oral Microbiome Changes…

In these days of working to stop the spread of COVID-19, most dental offices are closed for everything except for urgent or emergency care. And when they do need to treat patients, more dentists are having them rinse with chlorhexidine before procedures as an extra...
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