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Kicking the Smoking Habit Boosts Your Health Including Teeth and Gums

Quitting smoking is hard. The love affair between your brain and nicotine chains the habit to your daily life. But it's still worth the effort to quit to save Read More

Don't Ignore Chronic Mouth Breathing - It Could Disrupt Jaw Development

Although the air we breathe has one destination—the lungs—it can arrive there via two possible routes: through the nose or the mouth. In terms of survival, it matters little 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

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

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

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

Mouth Breathing Can Lead to Serious Oral Problems, Especially for Children

It's normal for people to breathe through their nose. And for good reason: Nasal breathing filters contaminants, warms and humidifies incoming air, and helps generate beneficial nitric oxide. Chronic Read More

4 Dental Health Areas That Deserve Attention Before Getting Back to School

The final quarter of the 2019-2020 academic year was like no other in modern history. Because of COVID-19, U.S. schools and colleges lay dormant as millions of students carried Read More

Treating Gum Disease is Good for Your Whole Body, Not Just Your Mouth

Periodontal (gum) disease can do unpleasant things to your mouth, including losing teeth. Its effects, though, may not be isolated to the oral cavity: Gum disease could make other Read More

Pretty Little Liars' Lucy Hale Crushes on Smiles

Is a “teeth crush” a thing? According to a recent confession by Lucy Hale, it is. Hale, who has played Aria Montgomery for seven seasons on the hit TV Read More

You Don't Have to Live With Uncomfortable Cracked Mouth Corners

While a relatively minor health issue, cracked mouth corners (medically known as angular cheilitis) can certainly be irritating. Fortunately, you don't have to live with it—we can help reduce Read More

Follow the Fast-Food Lead: Cut Back Sodas in Your Child's Diet

You can find some version of the ever popular kids’ meal at most major fast-food restaurants. It’s a neat little package: child’s size portions of burgers, chicken nuggets or Read More

Your Smile Can Be Your Passport to the World - Take Care of It With These Tips

Bonjour! Hola! Shalom! December is National Learn a Foreign Language Month, and learning to say “Hello” in different tongues is a good place to start. You could then move Read More

That Scalded Feeling Isn't in Your Head - It Could Be Burning Mouth Syndrome

Most of us have encountered something hot that’s burned or scalded the inside of our mouth—not a pleasant feeling. But what if you have a similar burning sensation without Read More

What You can Do to Stop Sugar from Harming Your Health

Occurrences of obesity and Type 2 diabetes have soared in the last few decades. While there are a number of influencing factors, health officials place most of the blame Read More

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