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Stay Hydrated in Winter for Better Year-Round Oral Hygiene

Whether you live in the snow belt or the sunny south, the winter season often means a change in the weather. In many places, the sun isn't as strong Read More

4 Areas We May Check During Your Older Loved One's Regular Dental Visit

While some aspects of regular dental visits are much the same for everyone, they can be more involved for an older adult. That’s because people later in life face Read More

4 Things You Should be Doing to Maintain a Healthy Mouth

Regular dental visits are an important part of maintaining healthy teeth and gums. But it’s what goes on between those visits — daily hygiene and care — that are 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

What You Need to Know to Buy the Right Toothbrush

If there’s one essential tool for protecting your dental health, it’s the humble toothbrush. The basic manual brush with a long, slender handle and short-bristled head is still effective Read More

Use These Techniques to Enjoy Healthy Foods Even with a Jaw Joint Disorder

We don’t often think about it, but eating is a multi-staged process. It starts, of course, with food that’s hopefully high in nutritional value. But you also need coordinated Read More

Don't Ignore Sudden Tooth Pain - Your Teeth may be Telling you Something

Nothing grabs your attention like a sharp tooth pain, seemingly hitting you out of nowhere while you’re eating or drinking. But there is a reason for your sudden agony Read More

Neil Patrick Harris: What the Oscars Host Treasures Most

A few days before the Oscars, Vanity Fair magazine asked Academy Awards host Neil Patrick Harris to name his most treasured possession. Was it his Tony award statuette for Read More

Treating Dry Mouth is Important for Maintaining Good Oral Health

Saliva is a true workhorse among bodily fluids — it breaks down food for digestion, keeps harmful bacteria in check and neutralizes acid that is destructive to tooth surfaces. Read More

Stay Ahead of Plaque Buildup with Effective Brushing and Flossing

The vast majority of teeth and gum problems stem from two dental diseases: dental caries (tooth decay) and periodontal (gum) disease. But although these dental diseases are all too Read More

Managing Gum Disease Could Benefit Other Conditions You May Have

Nearly half of all Americans have some form of periodontal (gum) disease. Without proper daily hygiene and treatment, this aggressive disease can ultimately cause tooth loss. It also appears Read More

Dental Magic Transforms Smiles

Magician Michel Grandinetti can levitate a 500-pound motorcycle, melt into a 7-foot-tall wall of solid steel, and make borrowed rings vanish and reappear baked inside bread. Yet the master Read More

There are Good Reasons to Check Your Blood Pressure During Dental Visits

There are a lot of opportunities to have your blood pressure checked: your doctor's office, of course; your local pharmacy; health fairs; and the dentist's office. The last one Read More

Limit Sugar in Your Diet for Better Oral and General Health

Even after decades emphasizing oral hygiene and supplemental fluoride to fight dental disease, we’re now seeing an increase in tooth decay, especially among children. What’s causing this alarming trend? Many Read More

New Advances Could Revolutionize Decay Treatment

The basics for treating tooth decay have changed little since the father of modern dentistry Dr. G.V. Black developed them in the early 20th Century. Even though technical advances Read More

Singer Dua Lipa Sees the Wisdom in Postponing Tour Dates

When die-hard music fans hear that their favorite performer is canceling a gig, it’s a big disappointment—especially if the excuse seems less than earth-shaking. Recently, British pop sensation Dua Read More

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