One of the milestones in your child's young life takes place when he or she begins to lose baby teeth, and another milestone quickly follows when your child's adult teeth slowly start to come in. This is likely a cause for celebration in your home, but it is also an opportunity to go over some points with your child—getting help from a pediatric dentist, if necessary—to prevent dental issues with these new teeth.
Everyone wants a beautiful smile. Unfortunately, smoking can ruin your teeth. Thankfully, dental implants may be the answer for some smokers. If you have been considering a consultation with your dentist regarding dental implants, here is what you should know:
How Does Smoking Adversely Affect Your Teeth?
In addition to causing yellowing and stains, smoking can lead to tooth loss over time. This is because smoking can cause periodontal disease, which causes your gums to bleed and become red, inflamed and swollen.