Online Dental Education Library

Dr. Hart and his staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available.

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Warning: Chewing Tobacco IS Hazardous to Your Oral Health
...Tobacco also causes cosmetic and hygiene problems, including tooth staining and chronic bad breath...

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Quitting the Smoking Habit Could Vastly Improve Your Dental Health
...Besides bad breath, reduced taste perception and dry mouth, smokers also face higher risk for tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease...

4 Reasons why Quitting Chewing Tobacco is Good for Your Oral Health
... Bad breath and teeth staining...

Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
...But for many people, bad breath is no joke...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
... Bad breath isn't just a turn-off for kissing — It can indicate a possible problem in your mouth...

Sometimes It's Good to Be a Quitter: Smoking and Oral Health
...Aside from the more obvious problems of bad breath and yellowed teeth, smoking raises the risk of cancer of the mouth and throat...

What Is Causing My Jaw Pain?
...Symptoms of gum disease may include bad breath, bleeding gums, swollen gums, and gum recession...

Winter Tooth Tips
...A dry mouth can result, which can lead to bad breath, tooth decay and gum disease...

5 Causes of Bad Breath and What You Can Do About It!
...Yet everyone would agree that fresh breath is something to appreciate! Unfortunately, bad breath is a persistent problem for many people...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
An estimated sixty-five percent of Americans have bad breath...

Dry Mouth
... Some of the less alarming results of dry mouth include bad breath...

Gum Disease (Gingivitis)
...Early warning signs include chronic bad breath, tender or painful swollen gums and minor bleeding after brushing or flossing...

Medication and Heart Disease
... Some of the less alarming results of dry mouth include bad breath...