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More Than a new Smile - Dental Implants Help Stop Bone Loss as Well

Since their introduction over three decades ago, dental implants have evolved into dentistry’s premier tooth replacement choice. While their primary purpose is to replace missing teeth and rejuvenate a Read More

Mouthguards Found to be Effective in Preventing Teeth and Mouth Injuries

Athletes in contact sports are at significant risk for traumatic injury to their teeth and mouth. It’s estimated 600,000 emergency room visits each year involve a sports-related dental injury. Athletic Read More

Neil Patrick Harris: What the Oscars Host Treasures Most

A few days before the Oscars, Vanity Fair magazine asked Academy Awards host Neil Patrick Harris to name his most treasured possession. Was it his Tony award statuette for Read More

New Cone Beam Scanning Surpasses Standard X-Rays for Accuracy and Detail

From its development and first use over a century ago, radiography — the use of x-rays to view internal images in the body — has revolutionized how dentists diagnose 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

Mike Tyson: The Prizefighter Prizes His Unique Smile

Mike Tyson made a splash when he faced off against sharks during the Discovery Channel's Shark Week 2020. But there's bigger news for fans of the former undisputed world Read More

Lamar Odom Rebounds From Dental Anxiety

Professional basketball player Lamar Odom is sometimes known as “the candyman” because of his notorious fondness for sweets. But when his sweet tooth finally caught up with him — Read More

Laser Dentistry FAQs

For years, lasers have revolutionized the medical industry and now they are beginning to do the same within the field of dentistry. However, anytime new technologies are introduced, people Read More

Implants Make Dentures More Secure, Comfortable and Bone-Friendly

Even in the 21st Century, losing most or all of your teeth is still an unfortunate possibility. Many in this circumstance turn to dentures, as their great-grandparents did, to Read More

Improve Your Dental Health by Mastering Your Brushing Skills

You're not just a patient to your dentist—you're also a partner for achieving your best oral health possible. And it takes what both of you do to achieve it. No Read More

Lea Michele's Wise Dental Decision

Not long ago, Glee star Lea Michele had all of her wisdom teeth removed. This is a very common procedure that people in their twenties, like Michele, often undergo Read More

Know the Facts Before you Go Abroad for Dental Care

Each year, over a million Americans venture abroad for healthcare, with roughly half for dental treatment. Cost is the main reason — “medical tourists” believe they can save substantially Read More

Know the Kind of Smile You Want Before Cosmetic Dental Treatment

Before we discuss cosmetic options for transforming your smile, and before any preparations for treatment, there’s one question that needs to be answered: What do you want to be Read More

Know the Facts Before Considering Botox for Jaw Joint Pain

If you have chronic jaw joint pain you may have heard of using Botox to relieve discomfort from temporomandibular disorders (TMD). Before you seek out this remedy, though, be Read More

Keep Up Good Dental Habits in College to Protect Your Teeth and Gums

Starting college is one of life’s biggest transition moments, the first time many young people can truly say they’re on their own. Their freshman year can be both exhilarating Read More

Know the Benefits - and Limitations - of Your Dental Insurance Plan

With the major changes in healthcare over the last few years, much of what we understand about insurance has been turned on its head. The term “Insurance” now often Read More

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