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Vaping: What’s It Doing to Your Teeth and Gums?

New findings show that using e-cigs - called "vaping" - isn't healthier than smoking. Dental professionals are seeing the effects on patients' teeth and gums. Following are the key ingredients in e-cigs and how they affect teeth and gum health.

How Your Jaw Joints Affect Your Teeth

"You're as young as your spine," the yogis tell us. A supple spine allows us to perform the daily tasks of living with grace and ease - not to mention avoid the pain that comes with an inflexible spine. Balanced jaw joints could be considered as vital to dental health as a spine is to overall health.

Dental Implants and 3D Imaging in Dentistry

CT scan technology is state-of-the-art imaging in dentistry, allowing your dentist more precise treatment planning in dental implants. One benefit is the ability to see a patient's level of bone density. The success of dental implants depends on the quality of the bone into which they are placed. The dental CT Scan reveals if a bone graft is needed.