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What's That on Your Teeth, Nick Jonas? How to Avoid a Similar Smile Oops

Think no one is looking at your smile when you’re out in public? Nick Jonas’ recent experience might convince you otherwise. While the Jonas Brothers were performing during the Read More

Want to Improve Your Athletic Performance? Try Tuning Up Your Dental Care

After a long hiatus, school athletes are gearing up for another sports year. Given the pandemic, they may be modifying some of their usual habits and practices. But one Read More

Take These Steps to Alleviate Chronic Dry Mouth

You might be noticing some changes as you get older: You're getting winded easier and you're wondering why book or magazine print has suddenly shrunk (it didn't). Perhaps you've Read More

Removing Hardened Plaque Reduces Your Risk of Disease

When you floss (you do floss, right?), you probably notice a sticky, yellowish substance called plaque stuck to the thread. This thin film of tiny food particles and bacteria Read More

Even Celebrities Have Accidents: See What They Do to Restore Their Chipped Teeth

Chipped a tooth? Don't beat yourself up—this type of dental injury is quite common. In fact, you probably have a favorite celebrity who has chipped one or more of Read More

4 Ways to Avoid Dental Disease While Wearing Braces

Keeping your teeth and gums healthy isn't always easy—and it's even more of a challenge if you're wearing orthodontic appliances like braces. That's why a fair percentage of patients Read More

Some Simple Cosmetic Techniques Could Help Your Smile Age Gracefully

We all want to look young and vibrant, or at least “age gracefully.” If you're seeking to reduce the visible effects of aging for a more youthful appearance, be Read More

These Digital Tools Increase the Success Rate of Dental Implants

Nothing beats the form and function of a real tooth—but dental implants come pretty close. That's why they're tops among both dentists and patients for replacing missing teeth. Much of Read More

Find Out How These Famous Celebrities Protect Their Smiles From Teeth Grinding

The fast-paced world of sports and entertainment isn’t all glitz and glamour. These high-profile industries create a unique kind of emotional and mental stress on celebrities. For many of Read More

Your Gums and Bone Need to Be Healthy Before Getting Implants

If you've been dealing with a tooth that needs to be removed—or it's already missing—you may be looking to replace it with a dental implant. And it's a great Read More

Prevention and Early Detection of Root Cavities Could Save a Tooth

Tooth decay is one of two dental diseases most responsible for tooth loss (gum disease being the other). In the absence of treatment, what starts as a hole or Read More

Reducing Your Child's Dental Anxiety Now Could Benefit Them for a Lifetime

If you're a parent, raising kids can be a great adventure. It can also rev up your stress meter in a heartbeat. One area in particular can give you Read More

Crazy Little Thing Called... Hyperdontia?

The movie Bohemian Rhapsody celebrates the iconic rock band Queen and its legendary lead vocalist, Freddie Mercury. But when we see pictures of the flamboyant singer, many fans both Read More

3 Things You Should Do to Protect Your Teeth Later in Life

Entering your “sunset” years doesn't mean you're washed up—you still have a lot to offer the world. That's why the theme for this May's Older Americans Month (sponsored by Read More

3 Reasons a Root Canal Treatment Might Fail and What You Can Do About It

It's not an exaggeration to say the modern root canal treatment has saved millions of teeth over the last century. Without this procedure, there's not a lot we can Read More

Sedation Therapy Can Help Anxious Patients Get the Dental Care They Need

Dental visit anxiety is a serious problem: Half of all Americans admit to some level of dental fear, while 15% avoid dental care altogether due to acute anxiety. The Read More

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