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Determining the Right Whitening Approach is Key to Brightening a Dull Smile

Bright, naturally white teeth are a key component in a beautiful smile. But the opposite is also true: nothing diminishes an otherwise attractive smile more than stained or Read More

Dentures Require Planning and Attention to Detail to Look Natural

Twenty-six percent of American adults between 65 and 74 have lost all their teeth to dental disease. This isn’t an appearance problem only—lack of teeth can also harm nutrition Read More

Dental Magic Transforms Smiles

Magician Michel Grandinetti can levitate a 500-pound motorcycle, melt into a 7-foot-tall wall of solid steel, and make borrowed rings vanish and reappear baked inside bread. Yet the master 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

Dental Implants Could Help You Avoid This Long-Term Effect of Losing Teeth

What happens when you lose a tooth? In the short-run, it can certainly undermine your appearance and ability to efficiently chew and digest food. But a chain of events Read More

Dental Implants can also Support Other Traditional Restorations

If you’re thinking about getting dental implants, you’re in good company. Dentists have placed more than 3 million of these popular devices since their introduction in the early 1980s. But Read More

Dental Crowns for the King of Magic

You might think David Copperfield leads a charmed life:  He can escape from ropes, chains, and prison cells, make a Learjet or a railroad car disappear, and even appear Read More

Braces Are No Hurdle for Olympic Track Star

Lashinda Demus holds the U.S record in the 400 meter hurdles, with a time of 52.47 seconds, the third fastest ever recorded. While her twin 5-year-old boys cheered Read More

Consult Your Dentist for Help with Diagnosing and Treating Sleep Apnea

Sleep — you'll spend a third of your life in its blissful embrace. But it isn't a luxury: you need it as much as nutrition and exercise. An occasional Read More

Dental Amalgam Continues to be a Durable and Safe Tooth Filling

Recently, a number of new filling materials that mimic tooth color have come into popular use and, so far, have proven more durable than past versions. Even so, the Read More

Dakota Johnson and Her Missing Tooth Gap Sparks Online Debate

Celebrities’ controversial actions and opinions frequently spark fiery debates on social media. But actress Dakota Johnson lit a match to online platforms in a seemingly innocent way—through orthodontics. This summer Read More

Curt Schilling Blames Smokeless Tobacco for His Oral Cancer

For years, even as tobacco use began to decline and disappear in most settings, professional baseball seemed one of the few exceptions. Now, the tide is finally turning. Recently, Read More

Craft a Custom Care Plan by Identifying Your Individual Risk for Tooth Decay

Although we've known for some time how tooth decay forms, it's still prevalent across the population—even more so than cancer or heart disease. Along with gum disease, it's a Read More

Cracked Mouth Corners can be Irritating - Here's How to Treat Them

As dentists, we often see other mouth problems besides those with teeth and gums. One of the most common is cracking around the corners of the mouth. Although usually Read More

Consider These Tips to Reduce Your Dental Visit Anxiety

Although we’ve made great strides over the last century making dental visits more pleasant and comfortable, many people still feel a little apprehension about them at one time or Read More

Composite Resin Could Transform Your Tooth's Appearance in Just one Visit

You’ve suddenly noticed one of your teeth looks and feels uneven, and it may even appear chipped. To make matters worse it’s right in front in the “smile zone” Read More

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