Monthly Archives: November 2016

Smoking and your teeth

Smoking. We all know it’s bad for your overall health and your lungs, but what about your teeth? Did you know that smoking can cause a host of issues in your mouth that aren’t just limited to staining or bad breath? Some of the effects of smoking include: Periodontal (gum) disease Oral cancers Delayed healing […]

Diabetes and your mouth

Diabetes is a disease that prevents your body from using or producing the hormone insulin. Insulin plays an important role in transporting sugars around for the body to use. With diabetes, this transport system is interrupted either by the body’s inability to produce enough insulin (type 1 diabetes) or the body’s inability to utilise insulin […]