Entries by Woodview Oral Surgery

Oral Piercings: What You Should Know

By: WebMD 👅 While piercing the tongue, lip or cheek may be attractive to some, there are a number of health-related risks associated with oral piercing. Find out the dangers of oral piercing via WebMD. The Woodview Oral Surgery Team An oral (mouth) piercing is a small hole in your tongue, lip, cheek, or uvula (the tiny tissue […]

Understanding Pediatric Fluoride Treatment

It’s undeniable that fluoride has played a major role in the decline of dental cavities in the United States. However, what isn’t so clear to many parents is whether or not fluoride treatments are safe and/or beneficial for children. After all, children receive fluoride on a regular basis from many different types of foods and […]

Genetic make-up has little impact on dental health, a new study finds

By: University of Melbourne, Medical Xpress 📃 A new study has found genetic makeup does not predispose people to tooth decay, however, the research did find that children with overweight mothers are more likely to have cavities. 🤰 A research conducted by Murdoch Children’s Research Institute found a link between the mother’s health and lifestyle during pregnancy and the […]

Charcoal Kinds of Toothpaste ‘Don’t Whiten Teeth’

By: BBC News ⚠️ Charcoal-based toothpaste, which claims to whiten teeth, is a “marketing gimmick” which could increase the risk of tooth decay and staining, says a review in the British Dental Journal. The charcoal products, which are increasingly popular, often contain no fluoride to help protect the teeth. And there is no scientific evidence to back […]

Oral cancer: What you can do to help end this disease

By: American Dental Association, ASDA 🦷 The American Cancer Society estimates there will be 53,000 new cases of oral and oropharyngeal cancer in 2019, and the American Dental Association is working to provide members with resources that can help them do their part to fight and end this disease. While April marks Oral Cancer Awareness Month, every day presents an […]

Do You Know The Importance Of Family Dental Care?

By: Longevity Most of us are well-versed with the fact that dental care is important. But why exactly it is so important, is something which a majority of us are unaware of. Oral health is related to the overall health in more ways than we can imagine. Longevity explains the importance of dental care for […]