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Steely Dan Founder's Death Highlights Importance of Early Cancer Detection

Fans of the legendary rock band Steely Dan received some sad news a few months ago: Co-founder Walter Becker died unexpectedly at the age of 67. The cause of Read More

Speaking of Wellness: Enjoying Great Oral Health for a Lifetime

August is National Wellness Month. Since part of staying in good overall health is taking care of your dental health, it's a good time to look at ways you Read More

Spice Up Your Teeth

As a member of the best-selling pop group Spice Girls, Mel C (AKA Sporty Spice) enjoyed her share of musical superstardom. At the band’s peak in the Nineties, the Read More

Stop Wearing Your Dentures While You Sleep!

Perhaps you’ve heard the old saying: “Take care of your dentures and your dentures will take care of you.” Well, maybe it’s not that old—but it’s still a sensible Read More

Smile Makeovers Before The Big Day — Your Wedding

For many brides and grooms, planning for their wedding is something they start weeks, months or even years in advance. Obviously for most couples, these plans include finding the Read More

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene

A woman as gorgeous and funny as Sofia Vergara surely planned to be a model and actress from the get-go, right? Wrong! Sofia’s first career choice actually was to Read More

Singer Dua Lipa Sees the Wisdom in Postponing Tour Dates

When die-hard music fans hear that their favorite performer is canceling a gig, it’s a big disappointment—especially if the excuse seems less than earth-shaking. Recently, British pop sensation Dua Read More

Some Blood Pressure Medications May Affect Your Oral Health

If you’re taking medication to regulate your blood pressure, you may be familiar with some of the general side effects, like nausea, drowsiness or dizziness. But some blood pressure Read More

Studies Show Vaping May Not Be Safer for Oral Health Than Tobacco

There's ample evidence tobacco smoking increases your risk for tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease. But the same may be true for electronic cigarettes (E-cigs): Although millions have turned 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

Limiting Refined Sugar in Your Diet can Reduce Risk of Tooth Decay

“Cut down on sweets, especially between meals” is perhaps one of the least popular words of advice we dentists regularly give. We’re not trying to be killjoys, but the Read More

Loose Adult Teeth Require Immediate Attention and Treatment

During your lifetime you’ll eat thousands of meals — and generate a lot of force from chewing over the years. But thanks to a support system of gum tissues Read More

Make Sure Your Dentist Knows You're Taking Daily Aspirin

Aspirin has been a popular pain reliever and fever reducer for over a century. Its effect on the clotting mechanism of blood, however, has led to its widespread and Read More

Life Is Sometimes a Grind for Brooke Shields

Ever since childhood, when her career as a model and actress took off, Brooke Shields has enjoyed worldwide recognition — through advertisements for designer jeans, appearances on The Muppet Read More

LeAnn Rimes Dental Drama: Emergency Root Canal

Singer LeAnn Rimes was forced to cancel a string of performances recently, as a more pressing engagement came up: a late-night meeting with her endodontist. It turned out that Read More

Learn the Signs of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal (gum) diseases are sometimes called “silent” because those who have them may not experience painful symptoms. But certain signs point to the existence of these common diseases. If Read More

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