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The Timely Use of a Palatal Expander Could Help Correct a Cross-Bite

While crooked teeth are usually responsible for a malocclusion (poor bite), the root cause could go deeper: a malformed maxilla, a composite structure composed of the upper jaw and Read More

Improve Your Smile With Teeth Whitening

In recent pictures from a friend's wedding, you notice that your smile is really yellow and dull-looking. You wish you had known how your teeth looked before having their image Read More

Jamie Foxx Chips a Tooth - This Time by Accident!

Some people are lucky — they never seem to have a mishap, dental or otherwise. But for the rest of us, accidents just happen sometimes. Take actor Jamie Foxx, Read More

Are You in the Know About Dental Crowns? Take our True or False Quiz

So, you're about to have a tooth capped with a crown. Do you know what you need to know before you undergo this common dental procedure? Here's a short true Read More

Johnny's Teeth Aren't Rotten Any More

Everyone has to face the music at some time — even John Lydon, former lead singer of The Sex Pistols, arguably England’s best known punk rock band. The 59-year Read More

For Your Teeth's Sake, Exercise Caution Consuming Energy or Sports Drinks

Energy drink makers would have you believe their products are a healthy rehydration choice for athletes while also giving them keener focus and renewed vitality. But before adding them Read More

Don't Ignore These Signs Of Periodontal Disease

If your gums are swollen, tender and bleed after brushing or flossing, those are signs of possible periodontal disease. Also known as gum disease, periodontal disease should be treated as Read More

Noah Galloway's Dentally Dangerous Dancing

For anyone else, having a tooth accidentally knocked out while practicing a dance routine would be a very big deal. But not for Dancing With The Stars contestant Noah Read More

Artificial Sweeteners are By and Large a Safe Alternative to Sugar

Refined sugar is a prime food source for disease-causing oral bacteria. As bacteria consume sugar they produce high levels of acid that over time can erode enamel and leave Read More

Tom Hanks' Abscessed Tooth Gets Cast Away

Did you see the move Cast Away starring Tom Hanks? If so, you probably remember the scene where Hanks, stranded on a remote island, knocks out his own abscessed Read More

Encourage Your College-Bound Child to Practice Good Oral Health Habits

It's a big transition when your child enters college — for both of you. You may find “cutting the apron strings” a little rocky at times. But like most parents, Read More

Life Is Sometimes a Grind for Brooke Shields

Ever since childhood, when her career as a model and actress took off, Brooke Shields has enjoyed worldwide recognition — through advertisements for designer jeans, appearances on The Muppet Read More

The Top 3 Oral Problems in America - and What You Should Do About Them

The Health Policy Institute, part of the American Dental Association, recently conducted a survey of around 15,000 people across the U.S., asking them about problems with their teeth and Read More

Kathy Bates Plays It Smart With Professional Teeth Whitening

Academy Award-winning actress Kathy Bates knows how important it is to present your best face to the world — and one of the most important features of that face Read More

Don't Put Off Getting Treatment for Your Sensitive Teeth

While out with friends one evening, you take a bite of ice cream. Suddenly, pain shoots through your teeth. It only lasts a second, but it's enough to ruin Read More

The Benefits of Composite Fillings

Are you dealing with a cavity? Find out how dental fillings help! A cavity will happen to the majority of people at some point during their lifetime. From consuming too much Read More

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