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Simple Steps to Follow if Your Child has a Toothache

"Mom, my tooth hurts" isn't something you look forward to hearing your child say. But tooth pain is as common as other childhood ailments, so you may have to Read More

April Is National Facial Protection Month

April brings the perfect weather to get outside and play. Fittingly, April is also National Facial Protection Month. Whether you prefer softball or basketball, skateboarding or ultimate frisbee, don't Read More

Lady Gaga Wasn't "Born This Way?"

Sometimes, looking at old pictures can really bring memories back to life. Just ask Stefani Germanotta—the pop diva better known as Lady Gaga. In one scene from the recent Read More

To Detect Oral Cancer Early, See Your Dentist

This month marks the 20th annual observance of Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Last year, over 50,000 people in the US were diagnosed with oral cancer, and over 10,000 people Read More

Spring Into Better Oral Health

What does spring mean to you? The season officially starts on March 20th, but depending where you live you might start seeing the signs earlier or later. We often Read More

Here's How to Manage School Snacks and Your Child's Dental Health

Besides daily hygiene and regular dental visits, the best thing you can do for your kids' dental health is to see that they're eating a nutritious diet. And not Read More

Baseball's Francisco Lindor Shines as "Mr. Smile"

At the first-ever Players Weekend in August 2017, Major League Baseball players wore jerseys with their nicknames on the back. One player — Cleveland Indians shortstop, Francisco Lindor — Read More

Dental Sealants can help Prevent Tooth Decay in Children

While children are less likely than adults to experience periodontal (gum) disease, the same can't be said for tooth decay. One aggressive form of decay called early childhood caries Read More

You may Need Orthodontic Treatment Before Obtaining Implants

You have a lot of options for replacing missing teeth, from state-of-the-art dental implants to affordable, but effective partial dentures. But if the teeth in question have been missing Read More

4 Tips to Prevent Childhood Tooth Decay

February is National Children's Dental Health month, sponsored annually by the American Dental Association. As important as good oral health is to a child's overall health and development, tooth Read More

Noah Galloway's Dentally Dangerous Dancing

For anyone else, having a tooth accidentally knocked out while practicing a dance routine would be a very big deal. But not for Dancing With The Stars contestant Noah Read More

Implant-Supported Dentures Could Boost Your Jawbone Health

People have depended on dentures for generations—and they still do. That's because they work, both in restoring dental function and a smile marred by missing teeth. But they have one Read More

'Get Rid' of Those Unattractive Teeth with Porcelain Veneers

Those unattractive teeth you see in the mirror are what are standing between you and a truly beautiful smile. If only you could make them go away. In a way, Read More

NSAIDs Could be Just as Effective as Narcotics Managing Dental Pain

Like other healthcare providers, dentists have relied for decades on the strong pain relief of opioid (narcotic) drugs for patients after dental work. As late as 2012, doctors and Read More

NBC Star Delivers a Message about the "Perfect" Smile

Sometimes it seems that appearances count for everything—especially in Hollywood. But just recently, Lonnie Chaviz, the 10-year-old actor who plays young Randall on the hit TV show This Is Read More

Practice Daily Oral Hygiene to Prevent Calcified Plaque Formation

If you’ve ever heard your dentist or hygienist talk about “calculus,” they’re not referring to a higher branch of mathematics. The calculus on your teeth is something altogether different. Calculus, Read More

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