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Zac Efron's Smile Transformation Could Happen to You

Actor Zac Efron has one of the top smiles in a business known for beautiful smiles. Bursting on the scene in 2006 at age 18 in High School Musical, Read More

What Is Gum Recession and How Is It Treated?

Gum recession is a common problem affecting millions of Americans to some degree. If you have it, you will notice that the pink gum tissue surrounding one or more Read More

Your Teenager not Ready for an Implant? Here's What We Can Do Instead

Losing a tooth can be traumatic, but a dental implant can dramatically turn that experience around. Providing functionality, life-like appearance and durability, implants stand out as the premier restoration Read More

Your Food's Micronutrients Make a Difference in Your Dental Health

When you were a kid, a plate of green beans or carrots probably seemed less appealing than a handful of cookies or a bowl of ice cream. Mom or Read More

Your Dentist May Be Able To Provide You With a Sleep Apnea Solution

Morning tiredness, brain fog and snoring are just some of the indicators of a medical condition known as sleep apnea. And, it's worse than waking up on the wrong Read More

You Can Have a Straighter Smile - Just Like the Queen of England

The monarchs of the world experience the same health issues as their subjects—but they often tend to be hush-hush about it. Recently, though, the normally reticent Queen Elizabeth II Read More

Your Teen's Teeth May Not Be Ready for Veneers

Teenagers can have the same smile-disrupting tooth flaws as adults. But not all cosmetic treatments available to adults are appropriate for teenagers—at least not until they get a little Read More

Your Dentist May Be Able To Help You Stop Snoring

Dentistry has ventured into the new area of sleep medicine by helping snorers — and their exasperated sleeping partners — with custom-made anti-snoring devices. These oral appliances, which resemble Read More

Willie Wonka's Chocolate Factory Was Not So Sweet to Cast's Teeth!

The classic movie Willie Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, starring Gene Wilder, still brings back sweet memories of childhood to people everywhere. Recently, the news broke that a remake Read More

Why Your Teeth May Hurt

Don't ignore tooth pain hoping it goes away. No matter how mild or fleeting it may be, it's a sign that something's wrong. Healthy teeth shouldn't cause discomfort because Read More

With Proper Care, you can Lower Your Risk of Tooth Loss as You Age

While your chances of losing teeth increase as you age, it's not a given. With proper hygiene and care your teeth could last a lifetime. But brushing and flossing can Read More

We're Improving Our Effectiveness in Treating Tooth Decay

For several decades, dentists have been saving teeth from tooth decay following a few basic guidelines: 1) Identify decay as soon as possible; 2) Thoroughly remove decayed tooth structure; Read More

Why the Bottled Variety Might not be Your Best Choice for Clean Drinking Water

In recent decades civilization's millennia-long search for clean, safe drinking water has become much easier with modern purification methods. Today, there are few places in the United States without Read More

World Cup Soccer Coach-Dentist Saves the Day!

If you followed the 2018 FIFA World Cup Soccer games, you probably know that one of this year’s biggest surprises was the debut of the team from Iceland—the smallest Read More

There's a Quick Fix For That Irritating Mouth Sore You Keep Biting

As the old Fifties song goes, “Little things mean a lot.” They can also be the most irritating, like a hangnail, a papercut—or a certain kind of oral sore. Read More

There's a Lot of Effort Behind the Scenes to Making Dentures Work for You

For centuries, people who've lost all their teeth have worn dentures. Although materials in today's dentures are more durable and attractive than those in past generations, the basic design Read More

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