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It's Time to Show Your Gums Some Love

February is Gum Disease Awareness Month, and we heartily agree that gums deserve their own month of special recognition. After all, they play an essential role keeping teeth securely Read More

3 Reasons Why Treating Cavities Is Becoming More Effective

If you've ever had a run-in with cavities, you know the drill (no pun intended): After getting a local anesthetic for pain, the dentist removes any decayed dental tissue, Read More

Don't Eat 'Motorized' Corn on the Cob and Other Dental Safety Tips

We're all tempted occasionally to use our teeth in ways that might risk damage. Hopefully, though, you've never considered anything close to what singer, songwriter and now social media Read More

Although Rare, This Condition Could Destroy a Tooth

Most dental problems are caused by tooth decay or periodontal (gum) disease, easily preventable with dedicated daily hygiene and regular dental care.  But there are a few other rare Read More

Your Food's Micronutrients Make a Difference in Your Dental Health

When you were a kid, a plate of green beans or carrots probably seemed less appealing than a handful of cookies or a bowl of ice cream. Mom or Read More

4 Things You Can Do To Protect Oral Health During Cancer Treatment

Despite momentous strides in recent years in the fight against cancer, treatments can still disrupt normal life. Both radiation and chemotherapy have side effects that can cause problems in Read More

Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen: A Celebrity Couple's Secrets for a Beautiful Smile

Love at first sight—it's an endearing notion found in movies and novels, but perhaps we're a little skeptical about it happening in real life. Then again, maybe it does Read More

Protect Your Child From a Devastating Dental Injury

Parents love watching their kids grow up, from those early wobbly steps to their first solo car drive. Of course, you can expect a few mishaps along the way, Read More

Although Challenging, Cleaning Around Implants Boosts Their Longevity

Daily oral hygiene and regular dental cleanings help keep your natural teeth and gums healthy and disease-free. But they're also a priority with dental implants. Here's why. Unlike other restorations, Read More

How to Avoid This Painful Condition After Tooth Extraction

Dentists and oral surgeons remove millions of teeth every year, most without any adverse aftereffects. But about 2% of patients experience a dry socket, a condition that, although not Read More

Porcelain Veneers Transform Real Housewives Star's Smile Spoiled by Teeth Grinding

Dorit Kemsley isn't shy. Best known to fans as an outspoken and sometimes outrageous cast member of the reality show Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Kemsley is never reticent Read More

Your Teeth Don't Grow Like a Squirrel's, So Protect Them From Excessive Wear

The humble squirrel—darlings to some, bird feeder-robbing nuisances to others—has its own month. Since 1995, the Squirrel Lovers Club of Chicago has celebrated October as Squirrel Awareness Month to Read More

How to Ensure Your Child's Teeth and Gums Stay Healthy Now and Later

Being a parent can be a rewarding role. But it's also hard work, especially the effort required in keeping children healthy. In that respect, there's one area you don't Read More

Interceptive Orthodontics: Stopping Poor Bites Before They Develop

Approximately 4 million tweens and teens are currently undergoing orthodontic treatment for a poor bite (malocclusion) that can cost their families thousands of dollars in braces or clear aligners. Read More

How AFV's Alfonso Ribeiro Saved His Tooth

Remembered fondly by fans as the wacky but loveable Carlton on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Alfonso Ribeiro is currently in his fifth year hosting America's Funniest Videos. It's Read More

Avoid This Numbing Agent to Ease Your Baby's Teething Pain

Parents have been dealing with their children's teething pain for as long as parents and children have been around. Along the way, the human race has developed different ways Read More

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