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Local Anesthesia Makes for a More Pleasant and Pain-Free Dental Experience

You know you should see the dentist about that nagging tooth or gum problem, but you keep putting it off. Truth be told, you're a little nervous that your Read More

Miley Cyrus's Little Secret: Straightening Her Smile With Lingual Braces

Miley Cyrus's rise to fame began when she was cast in the Disney series Hannah Montana. She played the title character, Hannah Montana, a famous singing star hiding her Read More

Could a Dental Bridge Be a Better Choice Than Implants?

What a difference forty years can make: Dental bridges once occupied the top spot for choices to replace missing teeth until the arrival of dental implants in the 1980s. Read More

Keep Your Child's Fluoride Intake at a Safe but Effective Level

Fluoride is an important part of your child's dental development. But if children take in too much of this important mineral, they could experience enamel fluorosis, a condition in Read More

Don't Let Acid Reflux Disease Rob You of Your Teeth

Heartburn is a big problem: Each year we Americans spend around $10 billion on antacid products, twice as much as for over-the-counter pain relievers. It's an even bigger problem Read More

How AFV's Alfonso Ribeiro Saved His Tooth

Remembered fondly by fans as the wacky but loveable Carlton on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Alfonso Ribeiro is currently in his fifth year hosting America's Funniest Videos. It's Read More

Targeted Tooth Removal Could Aid Treatment for Certain Bite Problems

Before we begin correcting a malocclusion (poor dental bite), we need to ask a few questions: How extensive is the malocclusion? How far must we move the teeth to Read More

How to Care for Your Child's Valuable Primary Teeth

Infancy is perhaps the only time in a person's life where a smile with just a few tiny teeth is still endearing. More will come—and then each will gradually Read More

A Little Daily Brushing and Flossing Can Add Up to a Lifetime of Healthy Teeth and Gums

Little things add up. Like your three meals a day, which could total over 87,000 by the time you're eighty. If you average a full night's sleep every night, Read More

Lady Gaga Wasn't "Born This Way?"

Sometimes, looking at old pictures can really bring memories back to life. Just ask Stefani Germanotta—the pop diva better known as Lady Gaga. In one scene from the recent Read More

Implants Can Make It Easier to Restore Missing Teeth in Stages

A fair number of people with total tooth loss have arrived at this point after a long history of dental issues. It's quite likely they've had a series of Read More

Call the Dentist Immediately If You Have a Loose Tooth

Do you remember when one of your baby teeth began to wiggle? You knew it wouldn't be long before it came out, followed by a little something from the Read More

Studies Show Vaping May Not Be Safer for Oral Health Than Tobacco

There's ample evidence tobacco smoking increases your risk for tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease. But the same may be true for electronic cigarettes (E-cigs): Although millions have turned Read More

You Don't Need to Pass a Football Like Patrick Mahomes to Remove a Loose Baby Tooth

Kids get pretty inventive pulling a loose primary (baby) tooth. After all, there's a profit motive involved (aka the Tooth Fairy). But a young Kansas City Chiefs fan may Read More

3 Benefits of Dental Implants to Replace Missing Teeth

Here's the bad news on the overall state of dental health in the United States: Over 120 million people have one or more missing teeth—roughly one American in three. Read More

Treating Gum Disease is Good for Your Whole Body, Not Just Your Mouth

Periodontal (gum) disease can do unpleasant things to your mouth, including losing teeth. Its effects, though, may not be isolated to the oral cavity: Gum disease could make other Read More

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