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Van Halen's Passing Reminds Us of the Dangers of Oral Cancer and How to Help Prevent It

Fans everywhere were recently saddened by the news of musical legend Eddie Van Halen's death. Co-founder and lead guitarist for the iconic rock group Van Halen, the 65-year-old superstar Read More

Don’t procrastinate about dental work!

When you have dental issues or just need routine care, you may try to put off making an appointment at Antigo Dental Clinic. Common reasons for procrastination are not having Read More

Drawing Impacted Teeth Out of the Gums Could Help Normalize a Smile

We instinctively know when a smile looks normal—and when it doesn't. It could be that something simply looks out of place like crooked teeth. But we might also notice Read More

Why Visiting the Emergency Room for Your Dental Problem isn’t a Good Idea

Emergency rooms are for emergencies, so before you head to the hospital because of a dental problem, you need to ask yourself this question: Is what you're experiencing really a Read More

Changes Coming in the Use of Antibiotics in Dentistry

In a little over a century, antibiotics have changed the face of healthcare. We no longer fear cholera, strep throat or even a small cut as our forebears did Read More

Protect Your Teeth and Gums During Physical Activities

As part of his "New Frontier," President Kennedy greatly expanded the President's Council on Physical Fitness. Sixty years later, it's still going strong—now as the President's Council on Sports, Read More

After a Devastating Injury, Prompt Action Saved Singer Carly Pearce's Smile

Performing for an awards show is a quite a feather in an entertainer's cap. So, up-and-coming country music star Carly Pearce was obviously excited when she gained a slot Read More

3 Seasons of a Woman's Life That Could Present New Oral Health Challenges

May 9-15 is National Women's Health Week, which begins each year on Mother's Day. It's an important opportunity to focus on the unique health challenges women face, and ways Read More

Veneers Could 'Turn Back the Clock' on Your Smile

There's a lot to like about porcelain veneers, especially as you get older. For one, they can be less expensive and invasive than other cosmetic restorations. More importantly, though, Read More

Thumb Sucking and Tongue Thrusting Could Cause a Poor Bite

There are many things to be concerned about with your infant. Thumb sucking shouldn't be one of them—at least not yet. Practically universal among young children, the habit normally Read More

What You Can Do About Bad Breath (Unless You're a Famous Actress Pranking Your Co-Star)

Hollywood superstar Jennifer Lawrence is a highly paid actress, Oscar winner, successful producer and…merry prankster. She's the latter, at least with co-star Liam Hemsworth: It seems Lawrence deliberately ate Read More

Keep Your New Straightened Smile Straight With an Orthodontic Retainer

You can't correct a poor bite with braces or clear aligners overnight: Even the most cut-and-dried case can still require a few years to move teeth where they should Read More

4 Things You Can Do To Reduce Chronic Dry Mouth

Have you ever woken up in the morning and felt like your mouth was filled with cotton? We've all had bouts of occasional dry mouth, but the unpleasantness usually Read More

Here's Why Gum Disease Could Be Lurking in Your Mouth Even Now

If you think periodontal (gum) disease is something that only happens to the other guy (or gal), you might want to reconsider. Roughly half of adults over age 30—and Read More

As Antetokounmpo Knows, Even an NBA Star Can Be Sidelined by a Toothache

The NBA's reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo may seem unstoppable, but he proved no match for a troubled tooth. Antetokounmpo, the self-proclaimed “Greek Freak,” missed one of the final three Read More

Gum Recession Can Rob You of Your Smile and Your Dental Health Too

If it seems like your teeth are getting longer as you get older, it's unlikely they're magically growing. More likely, your gums are shrinking or receding from your teeth. Read More

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