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Not all Dental Crowns Share the Same Quality of Life-Likeness

Dental crowns are an essential means for restoring damaged or unattractive teeth. A well-crafted crown not only functions well, it looks and blends seamlessly with the rest of the Read More

Dwight Howard: A Bright NBA Star With a Smile to Match

Have you started orthodontic treatment recently? Are you having a little trouble getting used to your braces? If so, you are not alone: Everybody goes through an adjustment period Read More

A Stainless Steel Crown Could Extend the Life of a Primary Molar

One of the key elements in a child’s development is their first set of teeth. Although primary (“baby”) teeth last only a few years, they’re critically important for enabling Read More

Choose a Mouthrinse Carefully if you want to Enhance your Dental Health

Many people use a mouthrinse as part of their daily oral hygiene. If you’d also like to include a mouthrinse in your regimen, the kind you choose will depend Read More

3 Steps to a Better Bite and a More Attractive Smile

Before you consider cosmetic changes to your smile, ask yourself one question: how's your bite? How your teeth are positioned and aligned doesn't just affect their function — it Read More

Lady Gaga Wasn't "Born This Way?"

Sometimes, looking at old pictures can really bring memories back to life. Just ask Stefani Germanotta—the pop diva better known as Lady Gaga. In one scene from the recent Read More

The Laser Revolution is Changing the Dental Healthcare

Lasers have transformed our everyday lives, especially in healthcare. These intense beams of light of a single wavelength have revolutionized all manner of diagnostics and treatments, from general surgery Read More

Topical Fluoride Could Further Lower Tooth Decay Risk in Children

Since the discovery a century ago of its beneficial effect on tooth enamel, fluoride has become an important part of tooth decay prevention. It's routinely added to toothpaste and Read More

3 Things to Watch Out for to Protect Your Oral Appliance

If you're one of the millions of people wearing an oral appliance, you already know how important it is to your dental health. Whatever the purpose—replacing teeth, stopping teeth 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

A Stainless Steel Crown Could Help a Struggling Primary Molar Last Longer

Although primary (“baby”) teeth have a lifespan of only a few years, they’re still important to a child’s current and future dental health. In the present, they help a Read More

Quitting Smoking can Improve the Health of Your Teeth and Gums

While cigarette smoking has been linked with lung cancer and heart disease, it, can also contribute to dental disease. You can reduce these risks by doing one thing — Read More

Even Though not in the "Smile Zone" You Should Replace that Back Tooth

People often put a premium on appearance when deciding whether or not to replace a missing tooth. There's more motivation to replace one in the “smile zone,” where the Read More

America's (Dentists) Got Talent - for Fixing Damaged or Missing Teeth!

A recent episode of “America’s Got Talent” featured an engaging 93-year-old strongman called The Mighty Atom Jr. The mature muscleman’s stunt: moving a full-sized car (laden with his Read More

Stress and Nighttime Teeth Grinding

April is National Stress Awareness Month. But what does stress have to do with dentistry? According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, if you have a Type A Read More

The Details About Your Tooth Sensitivity Pain can tell you a Lot About the Cause

Tooth sensitivity can be quite uncomfortable. But the glancing pain you feel may be more than an irritation — it may also be telling you there’s a deeper problem Read More

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