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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

Diabetes and Oral Health

November is National Diabetes Month—a good time to look at the connection between diabetes and oral health. While it’s important for everyone to take care of their teeth and Read More

Julianne Hough Shares a Video - and a Song - After Wisdom Teeth Come Out

Once upon a time, celebrities tried hard to maintain the appearance of red-carpet glamour at all times. That meant keeping the more mundane aspects of their lives out of Read More

These 3 Tasks Show How Saliva is Amazing

Saliva probably doesn’t rate high on your amazement meter. You’re more likely to notice its absence and the dry irritation that results. But you might be more impressed with this Read More

Monitoring Your Child's Thumb Sucking Could Help Avoid Future Bite Problems

Although distressing to many parents, infants and toddlers sucking their thumb is a common if not universal habit. Most children phase out of it by around age 4, usually Read More

Know Your Toothpaste: How to Simplify Your Purchasing Decision

Confused about which toothpaste to buy? You’re not alone — we’re all regularly confronted with multiple choices when we shop. But you can simplify your decision-making process by first remembering Read More

Dr. Travis Stork: If Only I'd Worn A Mouthguard!

If we could go back in time, we all probably have a few things we wish we could change. Recently, Dr. Travis Stork, emergency room physician and host of Read More

3 Orthodontic Options for Correcting Bad Bites

Malocclusions (bad bites) may cause more than an appearance problem — with teeth and jaws not working together properly, you’re at higher risk for dental disease or accelerated tooth Read More

(Don't) Break It Like Beckham

During his former career as a professional footballer (that's a soccer star to U.S. sports fans) David Beckham was known for his skill at “bending” a soccer ball. His Read More

Add a Healthy Diet to Your Oral Cancer Prevention Strategy

Although oral cancer isn't the most prevalent among metabolic diseases, it is one of the most deadly with only a 50% survival rate after five years. That's because it Read More

Life Is Sometimes a Grind for Brooke Shields

Ever since childhood, when her career as a model and actress took off, Brooke Shields has enjoyed worldwide recognition — through advertisements for designer jeans, appearances on The Muppet Read More

Teeth Grinding in Older Children and Adolescents a Cause for Concern

Teeth grinding is one childhood habit that sounds worse than it usually is: often the most harm done is to your night’s sleep. That said, though, it’s still a Read More

Game, Set, Match: Milos Raonic Says A Mouthguard Helps Him Win

When you’re among the top players in your field, you need every advantage to help you stay competitive: Not just the best equipment, but anything else that relieves pain Read More

Orthodontists can Use Other Tools with Braces for Complex Bite Problems

Braces utilize the mouth’s existing teeth-moving mechanism by applying pressure in the direction of the desired movement. This is done with a wire laced through metal brackets affixed to Read More

How Kathy Bates Retains Her Movie-Star Smile

In her decades-long career, renowned actress Kathy Bates has won Golden Globes, Emmys, and many other honors. Bates began acting in her twenties, but didn't achieve national recognition until Read More

Artificial Sweeteners are By and Large a Safe Alternative to Sugar

Refined sugar is a prime food source for disease-causing oral bacteria. As bacteria consume sugar they produce high levels of acid that over time can erode enamel and leave Read More

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