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Supermodel Ashley Graham's Unpleasant Dental Encounter With a Frozen Cookie

Ashley Graham has a beautiful and valuable smile—an important asset to her bustling career as a plus-size model and television host. But she recently revealed on Instagram a “confrontation” 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

Don't Eat 'Motorized' Corn on the Cob and Other Dental Safety Tips

We're all tempted occasionally to use our teeth in ways that might risk damage. Hopefully, though, you've never considered anything close to what singer, songwriter and now social media Read More

A New Dental Pain Management Approach Reduces the Need for Narcotics

Narcotics have long played an important role in easing severe pain caused by disease, trauma or treatment. Healthcare professionals, including dentists, continue to prescribe them as a matter of Read More

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

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

Acid Reflux Could Lead to Tooth Damage

Your tooth enamel’s main nemesis is oral acid: normally produced by bacteria, foods or beverages, acid can dissolve enamel’s mineral content and cause erosion and decay. But acid might Read More

This February, Show a Little Love to Both Your Heart and Your Gums

It’s February and time for a little heart love. And not just the Valentine’s Day kind: February is also American Heart Month, when healthcare providers promote cardiovascular health. That Read More

Chronic Mouth Breathing Could Create Conditions for a Poor Bite

Breathing: You hardly notice it unless you're consciously focused on it—or something's stopping it! So, take a few seconds and pay attention to your breathing. Then ask yourself this question—are Read More

4 Ways to Enjoy Holiday Snacking and Still Keep Your Teeth Healthy

‘Tis the season to be merry—and with plenty of edible goodies! During the holidays, families fill their homes with all sorts of delectable treats for friends and loved ones. 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

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

Keep up Regular Dental Care While You're Pregnant

During pregnancy, your body isn’t the only part of your life that changes. Instead of “me,” you’re now thinking about “us”—you and the new person growing inside you. Because Read More

Treating Gum Disease may Require Invasive Procedures

Periodontal (gum) disease causes more than simple gum swelling—this bacterial infection can harm and destroy your teeth’s supporting structures, including the bone. Its aggressiveness sometimes requires equally aggressive treatment. Gum Read More

4 Things You Should be Doing Now for Your Baby's Long-Term Dental Health

Your baby will grow into an adult so rapidly it will seem like they're changing right before your eyes. And some of the biggest changes will happen with their Read More

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