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Catch Root Resorption Early for Best Chances of Saving Your Tooth

As your dental provider, we're always alert for signs of tooth decay or periodontal (gum) disease, the two leading causes of tooth loss. But we're also watching for less Read More

(Don't) Break It Like Beckham

During his former career as a professional footballer (that's a soccer star to U.S. sports fans) David Beckham was known for his skill at “bending” a soccer ball. His Read More

Dental Sealants can help Prevent Tooth Decay in Children

While children are less likely than adults to experience periodontal (gum) disease, the same can't be said for tooth decay. One aggressive form of decay called early childhood caries Read More

Stop Gum Disease Before it Harms Your Health

If you're over 30 your chances for developing periodontal (gum) disease are better than half. And it's not a minor matter—untreated gum disease can lead not only to tooth Read More

You may Need Orthodontic Treatment Before Obtaining Implants

You have a lot of options for replacing missing teeth, from state-of-the-art dental implants to affordable, but effective partial dentures. But if the teeth in question have been missing 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

Treating Gum Disease with Lasers

Since their development in the laboratory over five decades ago, lasers have found increasing use in our everyday lives. In the field of medicine, it’s not uncommon to find Read More

Teeth Whitening: Know Your Options

There are many reasons why teeth may need a whitening treatment to achieve an appealing brightness: what we eat and drink, natural aging, genetics, and the lack of dedication Read More

Implant-Supported Dentures Could Boost Your Jawbone Health

People have depended on dentures for generations—and they still do. That's because they work, both in restoring dental function and a smile marred by missing teeth. But they have one Read More

Janet Jackson: Even pop stars get insecure about their smiles!

Multi-platinum recording artist Janet Jackson has long been known for her dazzling smile. And yet, Jackson admitted to InStyle Magazine that her trademark smile was once a major source Read More

Wisdom Teeth Warrant Close Watch to Avoid Future Health Issues

As permanent teeth gradually replace primary (“baby”) teeth, most will come in by early adolescence. But the back third molars—the wisdom teeth—are often the last to the party, usually Read More

Manage Your Osteoporosis Medication to Avoid Jawbone Problems

Around 20 million people—mostly women after menopause—take medication to slow the progress of osteoporosis, a debilitating disease that weakens bones. But although effective, some osteoporosis drugs could pose dental Read More

Braces Take Advantage of Teeth's Natural Ability to Move

There are many new and exciting ways now to transform an unattractive smile into one you'll be confident to display. But not all “smile makeover” techniques are new — Read More

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Mayim Bialik has spent a good part of her life in front of TV cameras: first as the child star of the hit comedy series Blossom, and more recently Read More

Dentures are Still a Viable Choice for Tooth Replacement

Edentulism, the loss of all of a person’s teeth, is more than an appearance problem. As one in four Americans over 65 can attest, total tooth loss can lead Read More

Periodontal Surgery Allows us to Access Deep Surfaces for Plaque Removal

All treatments for periodontal (gum) disease focus on one goal — to remove any bacterial plaque and calculus (hardened plaque deposits) that are at the heart of the infection. Read More

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