Blog Posts by Laura Beveridge

Dental Hygienist - Geelong Smile Studio

World No Tobacco Day – May 31st 2014

World No Tobacco Day – May 31st 2014

Each year on May 31st, the World Health Organization celebrates ‘World No Tobacco Day’, to highlight the health risks associated with smoking and to promote effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption.

Current statistics show that tobacco kills nearly six million people every year, with more than 600,000 of those, being non-smokers, from breathing second-hand smoke.

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World Asthma Day – Asthma and your oral health

World Asthma Day – Asthma and your oral health

With every 1 in 10 Australians suffering from Asthma, it can be a serious condition that can affect individuals of any age and can also increase your risk of dental diseases and other dental complications.

Effects of Asthma on your dental health

If you are using an inhaler, you may have an increased risk of developing fungal infections, dental decay, periodontal (gum) diseases, dental erosion and dry mouth.

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