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Enjoy That Nibble of Cheese - It's Also Benefitting Your Oral Health

Mystery writer Avery Aames once said, "Life is great. Cheese makes it better." Billions of people around the world would tend to agree. Humanity has been having a collective Read More

Here's Good Advice for Your College Student To Protect Their Dental Health

As summer wanes, thousands of high school grads will begin the new adventure called college. For many of these "freshmen," it will also be their first taste of true Read More

Cracked Mouth Corners: How to Resolve This Irritating Problem

In addition to the usual tooth and gum problems, dentists also see patients with soft tissue infections in and around the mouth. One of the more common of these Read More

Changes Coming in the Use of Antibiotics in Dentistry

In a little over a century, antibiotics have changed the face of healthcare. We no longer fear cholera, strep throat or even a small cut as our forebears did 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

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

No Matter When the New Decade Begins, Be Sure You're Partnered With Us for Your Dental Care

The 2020s are here, so throw those “new decade” parties! Well, maybe. Some of your party guests might insist the Twenties won't begin until January 1, 2021. For some Read More

Here's What You Can Do to Avoid Gum Disease

Here's an alarming statistic: Nearly half of adults over 30—and 70% over 65—are affected by periodontal (gum) disease. It's sobering because if not caught and treated early, gum disease Read More

Preserving the Pulp is Priority One with a Newly Erupted Permanent Tooth

The change from primary teeth to permanent is an announcement to the world that a boy or girl is "growing up." "Growing up," though, is still not "grown"—the new Read More

OTC Pain Relievers Usually Enough to Relieve Post-Procedure Mouth Discomfort

Because the mouth is one of the most sensitive areas of the body, we go to great lengths to eliminate pain and discomfort associated with dental work. Anesthesia, both Read More

New Year's Resolutions for Better Oral Health

Laying out goals for the New Year is a great way to inspire yourself to make positive changes that can improve your health. For example, many habits—both good and Read More

Oral Health Concerns for Preteens

As if the preteen years didn’t give kids and their parents enough to think about, new oral health concerns loom on the horizon. Along with major changes to the Read More

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health

Is having good oral hygiene important to kissing? Who's better to answer that question than Vivica A. Fox? Among her other achievements, the versatile actress won the “Best Kiss” Read More

A Healthy Diet is Your Best Source for Vitamins and Minerals

The food we eat not only provides us energy, but it also supplies nutrients to help the body remain healthy. The most important of these nutrients are minerals and Read More

Kids, Cats and Canines: Dental Development Through the Ages

What do young saber tooth tigers, which have been extinct about 10,000 years, have in common with human kids today? At first glance, not a lot. Smilodon fatalis, the Read More

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