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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

'Test Drive' Your Future Look after Dental Work with a Trial Smile

Most of us wouldn't think of buying a new car without a “test drive.” It's a serious investment, so you want to make sure you're comfortable with your new Read More

(Don't) Break It Like Beckham

During his former career as a professional footballer (that's a soccer star to U.S. sports fans) David Beckham was known for his skill at “bending” a soccer ball. His 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 Factors to Consider When Buying a Toothbrush

If there’s one essential tool for dental health, it’s the toothbrush. But though simple in basic design, manufacturers have nonetheless created a dizzying array of choices that often muddy Read More

3 Reasons for Blood Pressure Checks During Dental Visits

You may have been surprised by a new addition to your regular dental appointment routine—we took your blood pressure at the start. While you might expect this at a Read More

3 Reasons For Preserving a Decayed Baby Tooth

Tooth decay can be a big problem for children's primary (baby) teeth. It doesn't take long for a tooth to become infected and the infection spread to their neighbors. But Read More

3 Reasons Why Treating Cavities Is Becoming More Effective

If you've ever had a run-in with cavities, you know the drill (no pun intended): After getting a local anesthetic for pain, the dentist removes any decayed dental tissue, Read More

3 Reasons Why Your New Dentist Needs Your Treatment Records

Like other healthcare providers, your dentist keeps records of your ongoing care. These include not only their written notes but also x-ray imaging, frequency of visits and cleanings, and Read More

3 Ways You Can Help Your Child Feel at Home at the Dentist

As a parent you want your child to have the best possible start in life. One of the greatest gifts you can provide them is a positive experience in Read More

4 Areas Deserving Attention as You Protect Your Teeth for a Lifetime

Thousands of years ago, our ancestors could only expect to live between 30 and 40 years. But steady improvements in lifestyle and medical care have increased human life expectancy Read More

4 Foods That Are Good for Both Your Mouth and Your Body

You can't separate your oral health from your overall health. What's beneficial for your body in general is usually beneficial for your teeth and gums. Take the foods you eat: Read More

4 Foods That May Help You Prevent Tooth Decay

What you eat (and how often you eat it) is a major factor in the ongoing battle to prevent tooth decay. High levels of sugar or similar carbohydrates in your Read More

4 Reasons Dental Implants Are a Wise Choice for Tooth Replacement

You've lost some teeth, and now you have to decide how to replace them. A fixed bridge or a partial denture are certainly good options. But the best choice Read More

4 Ways Dairy Can Boost Oral Health

Dairy foods have played a role in human diets for thousands of years. More than one kid—whether millennia ago on the Mesopotamian plains or today in an American suburb—has Read More

4 Ways Saliva Protects Your Mouth Against Disease

Brushing and flossing daily, and dental visits at least twice a year: These are the essential things you should be doing to protect your teeth and gums against dental Read More

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