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4 Dental Health Areas That Deserve Attention Before Getting Back to School

The final quarter of the 2019-2020 academic year was like no other in modern history. Because of COVID-19, U.S. schools and colleges lay dormant as millions of students carried Read More

Smoking Increases Your Risk for Gum Disease

There are important reasons not to smoke, like minimizing your risk for deadly diseases like heart disease or lung cancer. But here's another good reason: Smoking increases your risk Read More

Bruins' Zdeno Chara Breaks His Jaw During 2019 Stanley Cup

Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara had a rough Stanley Cup final against the St. Louis Blues this past June. Not only did the Bruins ultimately lose the championship, but Read More

Talk With Your Dentist About Antibiotic Therapy Before Implant Surgery

Dental implants are far and away the most “tooth-like” restoration available today for missing teeth. Not only do they look real, they also mimic dental anatomy in replacing the Read More

Floss First or Brush First? You Be the Judge

Brushing and flossing are two of the best things you can do to fight dental disease and maintain healthy teeth and gums. Or is it flossing and brushing? What we Read More

How to Avoid 'White Spot' Decay While Wearing Braces

Straightening your teeth with braces or other orthodontic gear is a positive step toward a healthier and more attractive smile. You'll likely be pleased with your smile when they're Read More

The Real Truth Behind Ed Helms' Missing Tooth in "The Hangover"

Ed Helms is best known for his role as the self-absorbed, Ivy League sales rep, Andy Bernard, on television's The Office. But to millions of fans he's also Stu, Read More

How to Protect Dental Health in the Later Years of Life

As we get older, we become more susceptible to chronic health conditions like diabetes, heart disease or arthritis. We can also begin to see more problems with our teeth Read More

Here's the Scoop on Your Upcoming Root Canal

You might be a bit apprehensive if your dentist recommends a root canal treatment, especially if it's your first. That's understandable: Popular culture has portrayed the root canal as Read More

Reducing Teeth Grinding Leads to Better Sleep and Better Dental Health

We all need a good night's sleep, both in quantity and quality. That's why the Better Sleep Council promotes Better Sleep Month every May with helpful tips on making Read More

What's That on Your Teeth, Nick Jonas? How to Avoid a Similar Smile Oops

Think no one is looking at your smile when you’re out in public? Nick Jonas’ recent experience might convince you otherwise. While the Jonas Brothers were performing during the Read More

Facial Nerve Pain Can be Controlled

Every year 150,000 people, mostly women over age 50, find out they have a painful condition called trigeminal neuralgia. For many it begins as an occasional twinge along the Read More

Sedation Therapy Can Help Anxious Patients Get the Dental Care They Need

Dental visit anxiety is a serious problem: Half of all Americans admit to some level of dental fear, while 15% avoid dental care altogether due to acute anxiety. The Read More

Think You're Too Old for Orthodontics? Read This

You’ve lived most of your life with crooked teeth and an imperfect smile. You feel you should have done something about it years ago, but now you’re approaching your Read More

Too Old to Straighten Your Smile? Not If You're Like These A-List Celebrities

If you're well past your teen years, you probably have several reasons for not straightening your crooked smile: the expense, the time and the embarrassment of being a 30-, Read More

Dental Care Early in Life can Impact Oral Health in our Later Years

Our bodies are constantly changing as we age. Although the most rapid development occurs during childhood and adolescence, our bones, soft tissue and bodily systems will continue to change, Read More

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