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Have Fun This Summer But Play it Safe for Your Dental Health's Sake

As summer reaches its apex here in the western hemisphere, warmer weather beckons many of us out of doors. And there's plenty of fun to be had, from hiking Read More

Listen to Ellen DeGeneres: Don't Think You Can Get Away Without Flossing!

This year's Carol Burnett Award, presented at the Golden Globes, goes to Ellen DeGeneres for her “outstanding contributions to the television medium on or off the screen.” This is Read More

Why Is Your Smile Gummy? Here Are 4 Possibilities

What makes a beautiful smile? Beautiful teeth, for sure. But there's also another component that can make or break your smile, regardless of your teeth's condition: your gums. Although Read More

Whether Before or After Your Wedding Day, It's Always a Good Time to Enhance Your Smile

Like thousands of other June brides and grooms, your big lifetime moment has finally arrived: your wedding day! It's been a flurry of activity over the last few months Read More

Your Gums and Bone Need to Be Healthy Before Getting Implants

If you've been dealing with a tooth that needs to be removed—or it's already missing—you may be looking to replace it with a dental implant. And it's a great Read More

Wisdom Teeth Can Still be a Problem for the World's Youngest Billionaire

According to Forbes Magazine, Kylie Jenner is the world's youngest billionaire at age 22. Daughter of Caitlyn (Bruce) Jenner and Kris Jenner, Kylie is the founder and owner of Read More

3 Surprising Things You Should Be Doing to Improve Your Dental Health

You already know the basics for healthy and attractive teeth and gums: brush and floss every day; and have your teeth cleaned and checked by a dentist every six Read More

Diet and Lifestyle Changes Could Lower Your Risk of Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is one of the more dangerous malignancies people face. But there are ways you can reduce your risk of this deadly disease through changes in lifestyle habits Read More

4 Things You Can Do to Avoid Damage From Gum Recession

Gum recession is a serious oral condition in which the gums shrink back or “recede” from their normal position around the teeth. Because they're the primary protection for teeth Read More

Too Old to Straighten Your Smile? Not If You're Like These A-List Celebrities

If you're well past your teen years, you probably have several reasons for not straightening your crooked smile: the expense, the time and the embarrassment of being a 30-, Read More

A Long-Term Orthodontic Strategy Could Help Ensure an Attractive Smile Later in Life

Orthodontics relies on certain mechanics in the mouth to move teeth to better positions. As the specialty has advanced, we've become ever more precise in moving teeth with braces, Read More

If a Root Canal Won't Work, This Procedure Might Save Your Tooth

Root canal treatments are the go-to procedures dentists use to treat a tooth with advanced internal decay that has resulted in the pulp (nerve) dying. And for good reason: Read More

'Prepless' Veneers can Transform Your Smile Without Altering Your Teeth

Porcelain veneers represent one of the best values in cosmetic dentistry, capable of radically changing a person’s smile with little tooth surface preparation. Still, the small amount of tooth Read More

Singer Dua Lipa Sees the Wisdom in Postponing Tour Dates

When die-hard music fans hear that their favorite performer is canceling a gig, it’s a big disappointment—especially if the excuse seems less than earth-shaking. Recently, British pop sensation Dua Read More

Orthodontists can Use Other Tools with Braces for Complex Bite Problems

Braces utilize the mouth’s existing teeth-moving mechanism by applying pressure in the direction of the desired movement. This is done with a wire laced through metal brackets affixed to Read More

What to Do About Your Child's Toothache Before Seeing the Dentist

If your child begins complaining of tooth pain without an accompanying fever or facial swelling, it’s likely not an emergency. Still, you should have us check it—and the sooner Read More

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