It’s Always an Inside Job

“Janet! I’m glad to see you. The receptionist told me that you called. This isn’t your usual six- month dental check up time, is it? What seems to be the matter?”“Dr. Kaplan. I have a pain in my tooth.” Janet craned her head around as the dentist approached the dental chair where she was reclining.…

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Sniffing Gasoline is Hard on Dental Health!

Did you know that the using tobacco, marijuana, and gasoline sniffing (increasingly common among youngsters around the world) is associated with increased risk of periodontal disease?Australian investigators found significantly higher rates gum disease among those who sniff gas or smoke tobacco or pot, compared to those who did not.PositiveTip: Help prevent unnecessary dental problems. Get…

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