Why See a Periodontist?

In the grand scheme of medicine, a dentist can feel like a specialist already — you see a cardiologist for your heart, a podiatrist for your feet, a dentist for your teeth, and so on. But there are specializations within dentistry, too. For example, if you’ve ever had braces, you may have seen an orthodontist. […]

Good News for Teeth: Cigarette Smoking Continues to Decline

It’s common knowledge by now that smoking is bad for your health. There have been plenty of efforts to regulate cigarette sales, packaging, and marketing in order to reduce smoking in the United States. There are laws about how cigarettes need to be labeled, laws that prevent them from being marketed to teens, restrictions on […]