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3 Possible Timing Scenarios for Getting Your New Implant

If you have a problem tooth we’ve recommended removing, those “Tooth in one day” ads—a tooth removed and an implant placed at the same time—might start to pique your Read More

Tom Hanks' Abscessed Tooth Gets Cast Away

Did you see the move Cast Away starring Tom Hanks? If so, you probably remember the scene where Hanks, stranded on a remote island, knocks out his own abscessed Read More

How to Deal with that Irritating Mouth Sore you keep Re-Biting

We've all done it — suddenly bit the inside of our mouth while chewing food. All too often our cheek, lip or tongue finds itself in the way of Read More

Consult Your Dentist for Help with Diagnosing and Treating Sleep Apnea

Sleep — you'll spend a third of your life in its blissful embrace. But it isn't a luxury: you need it as much as nutrition and exercise. An occasional Read More

A Team Approach to Implants Helps Ensure a Satisfying New Smile

Dental implants are among the most popular tooth replacements with their high success rate, durability and life-like beauty. But obtaining them is a process that requires commitment, planning, and Read More

Actress Emma Stone Reveals How Thumb Sucking Affected Her Teeth

It's no secret that many of Hollywood's brightest stars didn't start out with perfectly aligned, pearly-white teeth. And these days, plenty of celebs are willing to share their stories, Read More

Could a Metal Allergy Keep You From Getting a Dental Implant?

The dental implant is the closest thing in modern dentistry to a natural tooth. This is because an implant replaces more than the visible crown — it also replaces Read More

4 Areas We May Check During Your Older Loved One's Regular Dental Visit

While some aspects of regular dental visits are much the same for everyone, they can be more involved for an older adult. That’s because people later in life face Read More

Chronic Dry Mouth Could be Increasing Your Risk of Dental Disease

Perhaps you haven’t thought of it quite this way, but saliva is one of the true wonders of the human body. This unassuming fluid performs a variety of tasks Read More

Johnny's Teeth Aren't Rotten Any More

Everyone has to face the music at some time — even John Lydon, former lead singer of The Sex Pistols, arguably England’s best known punk rock band. The 59-year Read More

Besides Your Health, Shingles Could Affect Your Dental Care

If you had chicken pox as a child, you're at higher risk for a painful viral infection later in life called shingles. Besides a painful skin rash and other Read More

New Year's Resolutions for Better Oral Health

Laying out goals for the New Year is a great way to inspire yourself to make positive changes that can improve your health. For example, many habits—both good and Read More

Here is How You can Improve Your Wedding Day Smile!

Congratulations—you’re engaged! It’s a stupendous (and hectic) time in your life as you plan your upcoming wedding. You want to look your best for the big day—which means you may Read More

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss

How many actresses have portrayed a neuroscientist on a wildly successful TV comedy while actually holding an advanced degree in neuroscience? As far as we know, exactly one: Mayim Read More

Researchers Looking for Links between TMJD and Other Health Conditions

It’s estimated that between 10 and 40 million adults in the U.S. suffer from chronic jaw pain and disability. Healthcare providers refer to it as temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJD), Read More

Is Your Smile Too Gummy? Here's How We Might Be Able to Improve it

Your gums not only support and protect your teeth they also help present them in a visually attractive way. But some people’s gums seem to stand out too much Read More

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