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Coaxing Impacted Teeth to the Right Position can Improve Your Smile

What makes an attractive smile? Of course, shiny, straight and defect-free teeth are a big factor. But there’s another equally important element: all your teeth have come in. Sometimes, Read More

How Effective is Your Oral Hygiene? Find Out with a Plaque Disclosing Agent

Brushing and flossing every day are important for preventing dental disease. The object is to remove as much bacterial plaque, the thin biofilm most responsible for disease, from your Read More

Dr. Travis Stork: Don't Ignore Bleeding Gums

Are bleeding gums something you should be concerned about? Dear Doctor magazine recently posed that question to Dr. Travis Stork, an emergency room physician and host of the syndicated Read More

These 3 Tasks Show How Saliva is Amazing

Saliva probably doesn’t rate high on your amazement meter. You’re more likely to notice its absence and the dry irritation that results. But you might be more impressed with this Read More

An Orthodontic Retainer: Insurance Well Spent for Keeping Your New Smile

You’ve invested a lot of time and money in orthodontic treatment to improve your smile. If you’re not careful, though, your teeth could actually move back to their old Read More

The Timely Use of a Palatal Expander Could Help Correct a Cross-Bite

While crooked teeth are usually responsible for a malocclusion (poor bite), the root cause could go deeper: a malformed maxilla, a composite structure composed of the upper jaw and Read More

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Mayim Bialik has spent a good part of her life in front of TV cameras: first as the child star of the hit comedy series Blossom, and more recently Read More

Tips for a Tooth-Healthy School Lunch

Sending the kids back to school means it's time to start packing those lunch boxes! What your children eat and drink can have a big effect on their oral Read More

(Don't) Break It Like Beckham

During his former career as a professional footballer (that's a soccer star to U.S. sports fans) David Beckham was known for his skill at “bending” a soccer ball. His Read More

We may Need to Remove one or More Teeth Before Applying Braces

“To gain something, sometimes you have to give up something else.” No, that isn't the latest viral meme on the Internet. It's actually a practical consideration that could arise in Read More

America's (Dentists) Got Talent - for Fixing Damaged or Missing Teeth!

A recent episode of “America’s Got Talent” featured an engaging 93-year-old strongman called The Mighty Atom Jr. The mature muscleman’s stunt: moving a full-sized car (laden with his Read More

Avoid These 4 Health Problems with One Simple Denture Practice

Dentures can be an effective and affordable solution for people who've lost all their teeth. With them a person can once again eat nutritiously, speak clearly and smile confidently Read More

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage

Everyone knows that in the game of football, quarterbacks are looked up to as team leaders. That's why we're so pleased to see some NFL QB's setting great examples Read More

Even with Mercury, Dental Amalgam is a Safe Choice for Tooth Filling

One of the top concerns in public health today is exposure to the metallic element mercury within the environment. At abnormal levels, mercury can have a toxic effect on Read More

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair

As is the case with most celebs today, Beyonce is no stranger to sharing on social media… but she really got our attention with a video she recently posted Read More

Consider Bone Health When Deciding Between Implants and Dentures

Losing permanent teeth is never good — unlike primary teeth, no natural replacements wait in the wings. But the good news is you have a number of options for Read More

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