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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

If You Find Flossing Too Difficult, Try a Water Flosser

Dental plaque, that gritty bacterial film coating your teeth, is the top cause for tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease. You can see and feel a lot of it—but Read More

Untreated Gum Disease Could Cost You Your Implant

Your teeth can take decades of daily biting and chewing and not miss a beat. But they do have a nemesis, dental disease, which can easily get the upper Read More

What's That on Your Teeth, Nick Jonas? How to Avoid a Similar Smile Oops

Think no one is looking at your smile when you’re out in public? Nick Jonas’ recent experience might convince you otherwise. While the Jonas Brothers were performing during the Read More

Give Your Child the 'Gift' of a Lifetime of Great Oral Health

Do you want to give your child something that will benefit them the rest of their life? Then give them the gift of healthy teeth and gums. Such a gift 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

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

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

4 Things to Do to Keep Your Child's Dental Development on Track

When you’re expecting a new baby, there’s a lot to prepare: outfitting the nursery, stocking up on diapers or choosing a pediatrician. It’s also not too early to consider Read More

Dr. Travis Stork: Don't Ignore Bleeding Gums

Are bleeding gums something you should be concerned about? Dear Doctor magazine recently posed that question to Dr. Travis Stork, an emergency room physician and host of the syndicated Read More

Be on the Alert for White Spots on Teeth While Wearing Braces

While wearing braces is the path to a healthier and more attractive smile, it can be a difficult journey. One of your biggest challenges will be keeping your teeth Read More

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage

Everyone knows that in the game of football, quarterbacks are looked up to as team leaders. That's why we're so pleased to see some NFL QB's setting great examples Read More

Why You Should Still Floss with an Implant-Supported Bridge

Losing teeth to tooth decay or periodontal (gum) disease is never easy. But with implant-supported bridgework, you can regain lost function and appearance with a restoration that could last 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

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss

How many actresses have portrayed a neuroscientist on a wildly successful TV comedy while actually holding an advanced degree in neuroscience? As far as we know, exactly one: Mayim Read More

Don't Forget Your Oral Hygiene While Wearing Braces

There are a few things you need to do — and not do — while wearing braces: avoid hard or sticky foods, for example, or wear protection during sports Read More

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