Oral Health in Monkton: Both Smoking And Vaping Put Your Smile At Risk

oral health in monkton risks of e-cigarettes

A recent study on the effects of e-cigarettes on oral health has more grim news for individuals who believe vaping is less dangerous than smoking traditional cigarettes. In a study published in the journal Oncotarget, analysts determined that e-cigarettes may cause chronic inflammation and permanent cellular damage. These conditions, in turn, can lead to periodontal disease,…

New Forms of Smokeless Tobacco

Categories: April 2011, Oral Cancer

We are all aware of the traditional forms of tobacco. But emerging tobacco products in the forms of dissolvable orbs, sticks and strips provide nicotine without the spit or second hand smoke. The reduction of second hand smoke is great but there is a lack of research which makes the dental community very concerned. These…

Oral Cancer – The Demographics are Changing

Categories: Oral Cancer

For many years the profile of an at-risk patient for oral cancer was a male smoker over the age of 40.  But now, their is a group of individuals who’s cancer rate is increasing faster than the old model and it has everyone concerned.   Oral and head and neck cancer is increasing in men…

April is Oral Cancer Awarness Month

Categories: March, Oral Cancer

To honor Oral Cancer Awareness Week our team at Hereford Dental Health will provide complimentary advanced screenings to all our regularly scheduled patients and non patients. Oral Cancer screenings are a routine part of our everyday patient experience. We want to accommodate everyone interested in a FREE Oral Cancer screening. Our team has set aside…