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Gum Recession Could Have Long-Range Consequences For Your Dental Health

We're all familiar with optical illusions, which our brain visually perceives in a way different from the actual reality. A kind of optical illusion may also happen in your Read More

HPV and Oral Cancer

HPV, or human papillomavirus, is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the country. There are over 100 strains of HPV, and, while most of these infections leave our systems Read More

When should a filling be replaced?

There is no substitution for a natural healthy tooth. Dental fillings are intended to replace tooth structure and restore a tooth damaged by decay (a cavity) back to its normal Read More

Are Your Teeth Sensitive to Whitening like Drew Barrymore's? Here's What You Can Do

Best known for her roles in E.T. and Ever After, and more recently as a suburban mom/zombie on Netflix's Santa Clarita Diet, Drew Barrymore is now bringing her trademark Read More

‘Tis the Season—for Healthy Dental Choices!

It might be the most wonderful time of the year, but if you’re dashing through the snow to an emergency dental appointment, you’re not feeling very jolly. And post-holiday, no Read More

Veneers May Not Be a Good Option for a Teenager

People love dental veneers—those thin, porcelain shells bonded to teeth to mask stains and blemishes. For a relatively modest price, they can vastly improve a smile. But what if it's Read More

The Many Types of Sedation Dentistry

There are many reasons to choose sedation dentistry. Perhaps anxiety is an issue, or your teeth are extremely sensitive. You may have a low pain threshold, an easily triggered gag Read More

Thanksgiving in North America

Thanksgiving marks the start to the holidays; a season filled with feasting, indulging, and spending time with family and friends are always special. Thanksgiving is a holiday meant for giving Read More

Persistence Pays Off in Finding Relief From Chronic Jaw Joint Pain

Tenderness; headaches; difficulty chewing; excruciating pain. These are a few of the symptoms you could endure with a jaw joint or temporomandibular disorder (TMD or TMJ). This group of Read More

Can I use mouthwash instead of flossing?

While mouthwash goes a long way in improving your oral care, it is not a substitute for flossing. Mouthwashes and flossing provide different benefits that you should understand. Mouthwash Benefits Mouthwash comes Read More

Troubling Data Says Smoking Marijuana Could Worsen Gum Disease

It seems with each new election cycle another U.S. state legalizes marijuana use. It remains a flashpoint issue that intersects politics, law and morality, but there's another aspect that Read More

What's in toothpaste and how does it work?

the doctor and our team recommend that you brush your teeth two to three times a day, for at least two minutes each time. But have you ever wondered what’s Read More

MAFS Star Jake Edwards Undergoes a Smile Makeover And Helps Others Along the Way

A year ago, former Australian footballer Jake Edwards got married. On television. To a woman he'd just met. No, not in a Vegas wedding chapel—it was all part of Read More

November Marks National Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes is a chronic disease that increases the risk for many serious health problems, including severe gum disease. November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and it’s a great time for us Read More

Halloween: Candy, costumes, and more!

All Hallows' Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over Read More

What You Can Do To Reduce Gum Problems While Wearing Braces

Wearing braces can ultimately give you a healthier and more attractive smile. In the short-term, though, your gums in particular may be in for a rough ride. While we're all Read More

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