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Oral Health Can Prove Challenging in Your Senior Years

A focus on dental care in senior citizens is just as important as it is for children. Indeed, oral health in your later years can be a major factor Read More

TV Wellness Guru Jillian Michaels Discusses Breaking Her Two Front Teeth

As America's toughest trainer on the hit television program The Biggest Loser, Jillian Michaels helped people learn that they hold the power to change. And if anyone knows about Read More

Certain Factors May Raise Your Risk and the Intensity of Gum Disease

Periodontal (gum) disease is mainly caused by bacterial plaque built up on tooth surfaces due to ineffective oral hygiene. For most cases, treatment that includes plaque and calculus (tartar Read More

Eden Sher and the Lost Retainer

Fans of the primetime TV show The Middle were delighted to see that high school senior Sue, played by Eden Sher, finally got her braces off at the start Read More

Our Arsenal of Weapons in the War Against Gum Disease

Advanced periodontal (gum) disease is a chronic, progressive condition characterized by bacterial infection and inflammation. Without proactive treatment, gum disease can cause extensive damage to the various tissues that Read More

Vanna White Talks Dentistry

Vanna White has been a household name for the last 27+ years and is best known as the first female co-host of the game show, Wheel of Fortune. She Read More

Treating TMD Like Other Joint-Related Problems

After ruling out other causes for your jaw pain, your doctor or dentist has made a diagnosis: a temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). With TMD, your pain symptoms and other Read More

Grandpa Knows Best: How Kristi Yamaguchi Manages Her Kids' Oral Health

When Olympic figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi wanted to help her kids develop good oral health habits, the gold-medal-winner made good use of a family connection: Her father Jim Yamaguchi Read More

Extracting Wisdom Teeth Now May Prevent Dental Problems Later

The reason for extracting a tooth may be all too obvious — the tooth is too decayed or damaged to attempt saving. The reason for extracting a wisdom tooth, Read More

What Dental Device Does TV Host Vanna White Keep on her Nightstand?

Here's an interesting tidbit of information on Wheel of Fortune host Vanna White: like many people, she grinds her teeth at night. In a detailed interview with Dear Doctor Read More

Achieving a Transformed Smile With Porcelain Veneers or Crowns

Today's cosmetic dentist can bring amazing transformations to their patient's smiles. That's because we now have a versatile array of materials and processes that precisely replicate the appearance of Read More

A Wake-Up Call in Major League Baseball

What would it take to get you to give up tobacco? For major league baseball player Addison Reed, it took the death of his former coach, Tony Gwynn. Gwynn, Read More

Limiting Refined Sugar in Your Diet can Reduce Risk of Tooth Decay

“Cut down on sweets, especially between meals” is perhaps one of the least popular words of advice we dentists regularly give. We’re not trying to be killjoys, but the Read More

A World-Class Smile

He’s the world’s highest-paid soccer player: a forward on the Spanish club Real Madrid, and captain of the Portuguese national team. His super-toned body is featured in a series Read More

Determining the Real Cause of Jaw Pain is Key to Effective Treatment

You’ve suddenly noticed a significant amount of pain radiating from your jaw, so severe you can barely bring your teeth together. First things first: with this level of pain you Read More

Giuliana Rancic Prepares for Her Son's First Dental Visit

When Giuliana Rancic, long-time host of E! News, first saw her new son, she said it was “the best single moment of my life.” Recently, on the eve of Read More

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