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Treating Gum Disease around Tooth Roots is Hard - but Not Impossible

Periodontal disease may start in the gums’ superficial layers, but it’s not likely to stay there. As the disease moves deeper it can wreak havoc on tooth roots and Read More

Charlize Theron Back in Action After Dental Surgery

When they’re introducing a new movie, actors often take a moment to pay tribute to the people who helped make it happen — like, you know, their dentists. At Read More

The Dangers of DIY Braces

Let’s say you’ve always wanted to have straighter teeth, and you’re wondering if it’s time to seek help from a dentist or orthodontist. So you search online and find Read More

Not all Dental Crowns Share the Same Quality of Life-Likeness

Dental crowns are an essential means for restoring damaged or unattractive teeth. A well-crafted crown not only functions well, it looks and blends seamlessly with the rest of the Read More

Back to School Do's and Don'ts

Back-to-school season can be an exciting time for kids—and parents too! As summer starts giving way to fall, your to-do list begins to fill up: there are clothes to Read More

Jimmy Fallon Can’t Catch a Break - Except in His Tooth

Want to know the exact wrong way to pry open a stubborn lid? Just ask Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC-TV’s popular “Tonight Show.” When the 40-year-old funnyman had trouble Read More

Correcting a Poor Bite Improves Dental Health as Well as Smile Appearance

Overbites, underbites, crossbites—these are just a few of the possible malocclusions (poor bites) you or a family member might be experiencing. But no matter which one, any malocclusion can Read More

Treating a Child's Tooth Injury May Require Special Consideration

Often as children grow older, their participation in sports or similar activities increases. While generally encouraged, this greater activity does increase injury risk, especially to the mouth. In fact, the Read More

What's Causing Your Throbbing Toothache?

There are few more painful experiences than a toothache. You can't ignore it: it's as if your mouth is screaming for relief. But while the throbbing pain can tell you Read More

Fifth Harmony's Camila Cabello Chips a Tooth, but Concert Still "Worth It"

Everyone loves a concert where there's plenty of audience participation… until it starts to get out of hand. Recently, the platinum-selling band Fifth Harmony was playing to a packed house Read More

4 Important Facts About Gum Recession and What You can do About It

While gum recession is a common occurrence related to aging, it’s not just an “old person’s disease.” It can happen to anyone, even someone with a relatively healthy mouth. Read More

Not all Crowns are Alike - or Cost the Same

All crowns are designed to restore functionality to a damaged tooth. But crowns can differ from one another in their appearance, in the material they’re made from, and how Read More

Tips to Brighten Your Summer Smile

In summer, there is no shortage of occasions to show off your smile. Whether attending a wedding, graduation celebration, family reunion or neighborhood barbecue, you’ll want to look your Read More

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

Keep an Eye on your Gums to Catch Disease Early

You have a great smile: beautiful white teeth all perfectly aligned. But unbeknownst to you, periodontal (gum) disease might even now be damaging your gum tissues, setting the stage Read More

Lasers are Making an Impact in Treating Gum Disease

Periodontal (gum) disease is potentially devastating to your teeth, gums and bone. To fight it we have to remove the substance that causes and sustains the disease from all Read More

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