Brushing and Flossing Could Reduce Your Risk of This Cancer

By: Lara DeSanto, HealthCentral Do you know that improper dental care and hygiene can increase your risk of developing liver cancer? 📊 People with poor oral health, including painful or bleeding gums, loose teeth, or mouth ulcers, maybe a whopping 75% more likely to get liver cancer, according to a study of 469,000 people in […]

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 […]