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Here's How to Manage School Snacks and Your Child's Dental Health

Besides daily hygiene and regular dental visits, the best thing you can do for your kids' dental health is to see that they're eating a nutritious diet. And not Read More

Steely Dan Founder's Death Highlights Importance of Early Cancer Detection

Fans of the legendary rock band Steely Dan received some sad news a few months ago: Co-founder Walter Becker died unexpectedly at the age of 67. The cause of Read More

You May Need Your Dentist's Help Easing the Pain of Severe Canker Sores

Canker sores, known medically as aphthous ulcers, are fairly common among people. Lasting for about a week or so, these mouth sores are usually more irritating than painful. But Read More

Chronic Dry Mouth Could Increase Your Risk for Dental Disease

When your mouth is dry, you know it: that sticky, uncomfortable feeling when you first wake up or when you're thirsty. Fortunately, it usually goes away after you eat Read More

We can Minimize Discomfort from Canker Sores with a few Basic Treatments

They seemingly pop up out of the blue inside your mouth: tiny sores that are sometimes painful — and always annoying. Then, in about a week to ten days Read More

J-Lo's Unlucky Break: Chipping a Tooth on Stage

Whether she’s singing, dancing or acting, Jennifer Lopez is a performer who is known for giving it all she’s got. But during one show, Lopez recently admitted, she gave Read More

New Understanding of Bacteria Promises Better Approaches to Oral Care

Mention “bacteria” and people begin looking for the germicide. The truth is, though, only a few strains cause disease — the rest are benign or even play a beneficial Read More

With Proper Care, you can Lower Your Risk of Tooth Loss as You Age

While your chances of losing teeth increase as you age, it's not a given. With proper hygiene and care your teeth could last a lifetime. But brushing and flossing can Read More

Although Rare, Allergic Reactions to the Metal in Implants Could be a Concern

You’re considering dental implants and you’ve done your homework: you know they’re considered the best tooth replacements available prized for durability and life-likeness. But you do have one concern Read More

NBC Star Delivers a Message about the "Perfect" Smile

Sometimes it seems that appearances count for everything—especially in Hollywood. But just recently, Lonnie Chaviz, the 10-year-old actor who plays young Randall on the hit TV show This Is Read More

A Mouthguard for NBA Star Isaiah Thomas

Even after losing a tooth in an on-court collision with an opposing player, Isaiah Thomas didn’t slow down. The Boston Celtics point guard completed the play…and the rest of Read More

New Dental Advances Promise Better Outcomes for Treating Decay

Over the last century effectively treating a decayed tooth has often required removing any decayed structure with drilling and then filling the remaining cavity. While this approach does save Read More

This November, Become a Non-Smoker

What does November make you think of? Pumpkins? Turkeys? Dry leaves and frosty mornings? How about cigarette butts? If you’re wondering about the last item, remember that November 15 is Read More

Bobby Bones Dances His Way to Dental Damage

The long-running hit show Dancing with the Stars has had its share of memorable moments, including a wedding proposal, a wardrobe malfunction, and lots of sharp dance moves. But Read More

You Should Brush and Floss Around Your Implant to Ensure its Longevity

With a 95%-plus success rate, dental implants are an effective and durable replacement for lost teeth. But we can't place them and forget them: if you don't clean and Read More

How to Keep the Cavity Monster Away this Halloween

Watching your kids dress up in cute, spooky costumes and go out trick-or-treating can be a real thrill. But thinking about the dental damage caused by eating all those Read More

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