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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

Wearing a Retainer Will Protect Your New Smile After Braces

After living with braces for a couple of years, the “big reveal” finally happens and you see your new smile for the first time. But then you’re told you Read More

Why Alfonso Ribeiro Is Grateful for Root Canal Treatment

As the host of America's Funniest Home Videos on ABC TV, Alfonso Ribeiro has witnessed plenty of unintentional physical comedy…or, as he puts it in an interview with Dear Read More

Periodontal Maintenance Can Help You Avoid Another Episode of Gum Disease

To keep a healthy smile, brushing and flossing your teeth every day should be at the top of your to-do list, along with regular dental visits. Dental visits are Read More

Smoking Could Increase Your Gum Disease Risk

Although periodontal (gum) disease starts with the gums, the teeth may ultimately suffer. An infection can damage the gum attachment and supporting bone to the point that an affected Read More

Contrary to Popular Opinion, Vaping May Not Be Safer Than Smoking

If you think “vaping” electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes for short) is healthier for your teeth and gums than smoking cigarettes, you might be disappointed with the latest research. A number Read More

NBA Player's Injury Points Out Need for Mouthguards

Basketball isn't a contact sport—right? Maybe once upon a time that was true… but today, not so much. Just ask New York Knicks point guard Dennis Smith Jr. While Read More

A Little Orthodontic Magic Could Help an Impacted Tooth Erupt

Bite problems aren't limited to teeth simply out of position. The problem could be some teeth aren't there—visibly, that is. They still exist below the gums and bone, but Read More

Not So Fast Replacing That Tooth - Consider Saving it First

Dental implants have soared in popularity thanks to their life-likeness, functionality and durability. But these prized qualities have also created an ironic downside—people are much more likely to replace Read More

You can Get Relief from Facial Pain

Each year doctors treat about 150,000 new cases of severe facial pain. If you're one of those people, you don't have to suffer—there are ways to gain relief from Read More

Viggo Mortensen's Red-Carpet Smile

The Golden Globes ceremony is a night when Hollywood stars shine their brightest. At the recent red-carpet event, leading man Viggo Mortensen had plenty to smile about: Green Book, Read More

4 Ways Dairy Can Boost Oral Health

Dairy foods have played a role in human diets for thousands of years. More than one kid—whether millennia ago on the Mesopotamian plains or today in an American suburb—has Read More

5 Ways to a Beautiful Wedding Day Smile

Since the early Roman times, couples have prized the month of June as the most favorable time to exchange their marriage vows. If you and your betrothed are planning Read More

Root Canals are a Safe Way to Save Teeth

Every year U.S. dentists perform around 25 million root canal treatments and save countless teeth from the ravages of decay. But if you search "root canal" on the Internet, Read More

The Importance of Oral Cancer Screenings

Drs. Stephen and Jonathan Solomon, of Putnam, CT, provide oral cancer screenings to prevent and/or detect oral cancer. "Close to 53,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or oropharyngeal cancer Read More

Pop Star Demi Lovato Pops Out Jay Glazer's Tooth

Singer and actor Demi Lovato has a new claim to fame: formidable martial artist. When she is not in the recording studio, on stage or in front of the Read More

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