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How Veneers Restored Howie Mandel's Winning Smile

You probably wouldn't be surprised to hear that someone playing hockey, racing motocross or duking it out in an ultimate fighter match had a tooth knocked out. But acting Read More

Your Quest for a Dental Implant Might Be Interrupted by Bone Loss

Years ago, disease or trauma robbed you of one of your teeth. At the time you might have opted for an affordable solution, like a partial denture. But now Read More

These Popular Drinks Could Put Your Enamel in Danger of Erosion

Tooth enamel, to play on a phrase from Shakespeare, is made of “sterner stuff.” The strongest substance in the body, enamel can take years of biting and chewing and Read More

The Triple Partnership That Could Save a Cancer Patient's Oral Health

While the effectiveness of chemotherapy and radiation have contributed to rising cancer survival rates, they can still have an adverse effect on the rest of the body. That includes Read More

Giancarlo Stanton Gets Major-League Mouth Protection

For major-league slugger Giancarlo Stanton, 2014 was a record-breaking year. After the baseball season ended, he signed a 13-year, $325 million contract with the Miami Marlins — the biggest Read More

The Before, During and After of Root Canal Treatments

Root canal treatments have suffered a bad rap over the years—and undeservedly. While we applaud root canal therapy for the millions of decayed teeth the procedure has saved, the Read More

Dental Office Infection Control Protects You From Viral Infection

Visiting the dentist for regular cleanings and needed dental work can do wonders for keeping your teeth and gums in tip-top shape. But if you’ve seen or heard about Read More

Oral Hygiene Might Be on the Decline With the Newest Adult Generation

The Millennials, those born around the turn of the Millennium in 2000, are entering adulthood. Like any generation, they have their collective promise—and problems. An example of the latter Read More

Nancy O'Dell on Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids

When Entertainment Tonight host Nancy O’Dell set out to teach her young daughter Ashby how to brush her teeth, she knew the surest path to success would be to Read More

Look for These Basics When Buying Your Next Toothbrush

When you’re buying a tool or appliance, you compare brands for the best quality you can afford. There’s another important item that deserves the same level of scrutiny: your Read More

Floss First or Last? Here are Reasons for Either Approach

A certain news story a few years ago notwithstanding, dentists still recommend flossing along with brushing to adequately remove disease-causing plaque. If there is any controversy at all about Read More

Do a Little Extra Food Prep to Ease TMD Discomfort

Because it requires jaw movement, eating can be difficult and painful if you have a temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). During flareups you may switch to foods that are easier Read More

Dental Injury Is Just a Temporary Setback for Basketball Star Kevin Love

The March 27th game started off pretty well for NBA star Kevin Love. His team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, were coming off a 5-game winning streak as they faced the Read More

Transforming Your Smile with Veneers, Step by Step

Dental veneers are a great way to transform a smile without the expense or effort often required of other restorations. These thin layers of dental material adhere to the Read More

3 Things You Can do to Help Promote Your Child's Dental Development

Tooth decay and developing bite problems could be major obstacles to your child's normal growth and development. Without good, preventive dental care at home and from the dentist, these Read More

Getting a New 'Tooth in a Day' Will Depend on Your Bone Health

If you know anyone with a dental implant, you may know it can be a long process in getting one. Several weeks or months can pass between removing the Read More

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