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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

Not Getting a Good Night's Sleep? Your Dentist May Be Able to Help

If you live an average lifespan, you'll spend more than 200,000 hours in blissful slumber. It's not a waste, though: You absolutely need this much sleep to maintain optimum Read More

Not Your Granddad's Dental Care: the New Approach to Tooth Decay Treatment

More than likely your great-grandparents, grandparents and even your parents had a common dental experience: when one of their teeth developed a cavity, their dentist removed the decayed portion Read More

Nutrition for the Best Oral Health

It's National Nutrition Month! Good nutrition is key to overall health, but poor dental health can have a big impact on your ability to get the right nutrients. Your Read More

Oral Hygiene Might Be on the Decline With the Newest Adult Generation

The Millennials, those born around the turn of the Millennium in 2000, are entering adulthood. Like any generation, they have their collective promise—and problems. An example of the latter Read More

OTC Pain Relievers Usually Enough to Relieve Post-Procedure Mouth Discomfort

Because the mouth is one of the most sensitive areas of the body, we go to great lengths to eliminate pain and discomfort associated with dental work. Anesthesia, both Read More

Partial Dentures: an Affordable Alternative to More Expensive Restorations

Dental implants are today’s preferred choice for replacing missing teeth. They’re the closest restoration to natural teeth—but at a price, especially for multiple teeth. If implants are beyond your Read More

Persistent Jaw Pain After an Injury Needs Immediate Attention

Accidents happen. And if an accident causes an injury to your jaws or surrounding facial area, it could result in serious damage. Without prompt treatment, that damage could be Read More

Plan to Keep Your New Hygiene Habit on Track

The most important thing you can do for your dental health is to develop a daily habit of removing plaque, the bacterial film that builds up on your teeth Read More

Pop Star Demi Lovato Pops Out Jay Glazer's Tooth

Singer and actor Demi Lovato has a new claim to fame: formidable martial artist. When she is not in the recording studio, on stage or in front of the Read More

Preventing Decay in Primary Teeth Promises Better Health Now and Later

True or false: there’s no cause for concern about tooth decay until your child’s permanent teeth erupt. False—decayed primary teeth can lead to potentially serious consequences later in life. Although “baby” Read More

Prevention and Early Detection of Root Cavities Could Save a Tooth

Tooth decay is one of two dental diseases most responsible for tooth loss (gum disease being the other). In the absence of treatment, what starts as a hole or Read More

Proper Brushing and Flossing Removes Disease-Causing Plaque

You've been brushing your teeth since you were big enough to look over the bathroom sink: now you brush and floss every day. You do it because you know Read More

Proper Cleaning Techniques can Help you Control Chronic Bad Breath

We all experience the occasional bout of bad breath from dry mouth or after eating certain foods. Chronic halitosis, on the other hand, could have an underlying health cause Read More

Prudent Use of X-Rays in Children Provides the most Benefit at the Lowest Risk

It’s important for your child’s current and future health that we watch out for tooth decay. Taking x-rays is a critical part of staying one step ahead of this Read More

Put an End to Bad Oral Habits to Slow the Rate of Tooth Wear

While tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease destroy more teeth than any other causes, both of these diseases are largely preventable with proper oral hygiene and dental treatment. It’s Read More

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