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Vitamins Can Help Keep Your Oral Health in Top Shape

Vitamins play a key role in your body’s health, including your teeth and gums. A vitamin-deficient diet is an invitation to all sorts of disease. But what are vitamins? Although Read More

You May Need an Endodontist for a Tooth With Interior Decay

You depend on your family dentist for most of your oral care. There are some situations, though, that are best handled by a specialist. If you or a family Read More

Viggo Mortensen's Red-Carpet Smile

The Golden Globes ceremony is a night when Hollywood stars shine their brightest. At the recent red-carpet event, leading man Viggo Mortensen had plenty to smile about: Green Book, Read More

Behavioral Therapy Could Reduce a Child's Dental Anxiety Without Drugs

It’s common for kids to be less than enthusiastic about visiting the dentist. For some, though, it’s even more of a challenge: A child with extreme anxiety and fear Read More

3 Reasons to See a Pediatric Dentist

Your baby is turning one year old—and it's time for their first dental visit! Both the American Dental Association (ADA) and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend your child Read More

Contrary to Popular Opinion, Vaping May Not Be Safer Than Smoking

If you think “vaping” electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes for short) is healthier for your teeth and gums than smoking cigarettes, you might be disappointed with the latest research. A number Read More

Dental Injury Is Just a Temporary Setback for Basketball Star Kevin Love

The March 27th game started off pretty well for NBA star Kevin Love. His team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, were coming off a 5-game winning streak as they faced the Read More

Don't Let Summer Heat Increase Your Risk of Dental Disease

In many parts of the country, summer is often a synonym for "blast furnace" and can be downright hot and miserable. If you find yourself in such a climate, Read More

Do a Little Extra Food Prep to Ease TMD Discomfort

Because it requires jaw movement, eating can be difficult and painful if you have a temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). During flareups you may switch to foods that are easier Read More

Sedation can Make Dental Treatment Easier for High Anxiety Patients

Most dental procedures today only require local anesthesia to numb just the affected area. It's a safer approach than general anesthesia: the unconscious state created by putting someone "to Read More

Janet Jackson: Even pop stars get insecure about their smiles!

Multi-platinum recording artist Janet Jackson has long been known for her dazzling smile. And yet, Jackson admitted to InStyle Magazine that her trademark smile was once a major source Read More

Smoking Could Shorten Your Implants' Longevity

Although costly in the beginning, dental implants often turn out to be the least expensive tooth replacement option. That's because their enviable record for longevity often outpaces dentures or Read More

This Rare Tongue Condition Often Looks Worse than it Actually is

There are a few mouth conditions so rare most of us have never heard of them. Geographic tongue would fall into this category, affecting only one to three percent Read More

Primary Teeth are Critical to Future Dental Health and Worth Preserving

Ask any kid and they'll tell you just how valuable "baby" teeth really are—out of the mouth, of course, and under their pillow awaiting a transaction with the Tooth Read More

2.6 Million Fans 'Like' Justin Bieber's Chipped Tooth

Is a chipped tooth big news? It is if you’re Justin Bieber. When the pop singer recently posted a picture from the dental office to his instagram account, it Read More

3 Things You can do to Slow Tooth Wear

Unlike our primitive ancestors, our teeth have it relatively easy. Human diets today are much more refined than their counterparts from thousands of years ago. Ancient teeth recovered from Read More

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