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It Takes Artistry and Skill to Achieve the Right Color Balance for Your Veneers

Getting a new smile doesn’t have to be an elaborate affair. If your teeth have minor to moderate chips, stains or tooth gaps, dental veneers could be the answer. Read More

Living with HIV includes Keeping a Close Watch on Your Oral Health

We’ve come a long way since the early 1980s when we first identified the HIV virus. Although approximately 35 million people worldwide (including a million Americans) now have the Read More

Tooth Sensitivity Could Be a Sign of Deeper Problems

If you wince in pain while eating or drinking something hot or cold, you’re not alone: tooth sensitivity afflicts one in three Americans. To understand what’s possibly going on, Read More

Margot Robbie Knows: A Great Smile Is Worth Protecting

On the big screen, Australian-born actress Margot Robbie may be best known for playing devil-may-care anti-heroes—like Suicide Squad member Harley Quinn and notorious figure skater Tonya Harding. But recently, 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

Implant Failure Is Rare, but Possible. Here Are a Few Ways to Avoid It

Dental implants are all the rage—and for good reason: They’re incredibly “tooth-like,” both in appearance and function. They also have a stunningly high success rate: More than 95% of Read More

Know the Kind of Smile You Want Before Cosmetic Dental Treatment

Before we discuss cosmetic options for transforming your smile, and before any preparations for treatment, there’s one question that needs to be answered: What do you want to be Read More

Healthy Smiles for Alfonso Ribeiro and Family

If there's anything that makes Alfonso Ribeiro happier than his long-running gig as host of America's Funniest Home Videos, it's the time he gets to spend with his family: Read More

The Digital Revolution Is Transforming Implant Therapy

Compared to other dental restorations—a few of which have been around for over a century—implants are a relatively recent development. But even though it's just now entering its fourth Read More

You Need a Dentist to Remove Tartar From Your Teeth

One of the key parts to an effective oral disease prevention plan is practicing daily oral hygiene to remove dental plaque. Both brushing and flossing are necessary for cleaning Read More

Understanding the Benefits - and Limitations - of Dental Insurance

Most of us think of insurance as a means to protect us and our families from unforeseen loss. While that’s the general definition, some insurance plans — like dental 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

Speaking of Wellness: Enjoying Great Oral Health for a Lifetime

August is National Wellness Month. Since part of staying in good overall health is taking care of your dental health, it's a good time to look at ways you Read More

Severe Dental Injuries May Require Endodontic Treatment

If you regularly participate in sports or other physical activity, you’re at a higher risk for dental injuries. While chipped teeth are the most common result of these injuries, Read More

3 Cutting Edge Ways You Could Benefit from Dental Implants

Since their introduction over thirty years ago, dental implants have become the most popular choice for dental restoration. Their large variety of shapes and sizes — a far cry Read More

J-Lo's Unlucky Break: Chipping a Tooth on Stage

Whether she’s singing, dancing or acting, Jennifer Lopez is a performer who is known for giving it all she’s got. But during one show, Lopez recently admitted, she gave Read More

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