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Your Food's Micronutrients Make a Difference in Your Dental Health

When you were a kid, a plate of green beans or carrots probably seemed less appealing than a handful of cookies or a bowl of ice cream. Mom or Read More

Why You Need a Biannual Teeth Cleaning

It seems like there's never enough time in a year. So it's dental cleanings that many people decide to skip on. But you'd be surprised to learn just how important Read More

Porcelain Veneers Transform Real Housewives Star's Smile Spoiled by Teeth Grinding

Dorit Kemsley isn't shy. Best known to fans as an outspoken and sometimes outrageous cast member of the reality show Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Kemsley is never reticent Read More

4 Things You Can Do To Protect Oral Health During Cancer Treatment

Despite momentous strides in recent years in the fight against cancer, treatments can still disrupt normal life. Both radiation and chemotherapy have side effects that can cause problems in 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

A Mild NSAID May Be All You Need To Manage Discomfort After Dental Work

Undergoing dental work is for the most part a pain-free affair. But once you're home and the anesthetic begins to wear off, you may have some discomfort. Fortunately, most post-procedure Read More

Bruins' Zdeno Chara Breaks His Jaw During 2019 Stanley Cup

Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara had a rough Stanley Cup final against the St. Louis Blues this past June. Not only did the Bruins ultimately lose the championship, but Read More

If You Thought the Last Century Was Amazing for Dental Care, Just Wait

What a difference a hundred years can make—especially the last one hundred. In the early 20th Century, trains were the prime mode of cross-country transportation, electrical power was not Read More

Dental Implants Could Help You Avoid This Long-Term Effect of Losing Teeth

What happens when you lose a tooth? In the short-run, it can certainly undermine your appearance and ability to efficiently chew and digest food. But a chain of events Read More

Wisdom Teeth Bear Close Monitoring for Future Dental Health

One of the major signs that a young person's dental development is nearing completion is the eruption of the last four permanent teeth: the third molars, located rear-most on Read More

Zac Efron's Smile Transformation Could Happen to You

Actor Zac Efron has one of the top smiles in a business known for beautiful smiles. Bursting on the scene in 2006 at age 18 in High School Musical, Read More

Lingual Braces Might be a Better Fit for Your Active Lifestyle

If you've decided to straighten your teeth, you've made a wise choice for both your dental health and your smile. Now you may be facing another decision—which method to Read More

2 Kinds of Orthodontic Retainers That Can Protect Your New Smile

While retainers are often viewed as a nuisance, they’re crucial to protect the gains made with bite correction. Without them, all of the progress achieved through braces or clear Read More

Interceptive Orthodontics: Stopping Poor Bites Before They Develop

Approximately 4 million tweens and teens are currently undergoing orthodontic treatment for a poor bite (malocclusion) that can cost their families thousands of dollars in braces or clear aligners. Read More

The Real Truth Behind Ed Helms' Missing Tooth in "The Hangover"

Ed Helms is best known for his role as the self-absorbed, Ivy League sales rep, Andy Bernard, on television's The Office. But to millions of fans he's also Stu, Read More

A Shingles Outbreak Could Interrupt Your Dental Care

A shingles outbreak can be painful and embarrassing. It could also interfere with many areas of your life—including your dental care. Known medically as herpes zoster, shingles is a viral Read More

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