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Not Getting a Good Night's Sleep? Your Dentist May Be Able to Help

If you live an average lifespan, you'll spend more than 200,000 hours in blissful slumber. It's not a waste, though: You absolutely need this much sleep to maintain optimum Read More

The Causes of Chronic Jaw Pain Might Be Similar To Fibromyalgia

Chronic joint pain (temporomandibular joint disorder or TMD) in and of itself can make life miserable. But TMD may not be the only debilitating condition you're contending with—it's quite Read More

Certain Drugs for Osteoporosis Could Impact Your Dental Care

Osteoporosis is a serious bone weakening disease in older adults that can turn a minor fall into a major bone fracture. But the condition could also impact dental treatment—triggered Read More

Whether Voting for a Candidate or Wisdom Teeth, You Can Choose Wisely

During election season, you'll often hear celebrities encouraging you to vote. But this year, Kaia Gerber, an up-and-coming model following the career path of her mother Cindy Crawford, made 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

Eating the Right Foods Can Boost Your Efforts to Prevent Dental Disease

You're more apt to lose teeth because of periodontal (gum) disease and tooth decay than any other cause. But neither of these bacterial diseases have to happen: You can 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

Mike Tyson: The Prizefighter Prizes His Unique Smile

Mike Tyson made a splash when he faced off against sharks during the Discovery Channel's Shark Week 2020. But there's bigger news for fans of the former undisputed world Read More

4 Areas Deserving Attention as You Protect Your Teeth for a Lifetime

Thousands of years ago, our ancestors could only expect to live between 30 and 40 years. But steady improvements in lifestyle and medical care have increased human life expectancy Read More

Be Sure Your Child has Access to Dental-Friendly Snacks at School

While you do all you can to provide your child healthy meals and snacks at home, they still face tempting choices for unhealthy fare when they’re away. Unfortunately, their Read More

Don't Let Bad Breath Ruin Your Date Under the Mistletoe

Most of us have no clue how the ancient holiday tradition of kissing under the mistletoe originated—but it sure doesn't stop us from keeping the tradition alive! Yet although Read More

The Real Truth Behind Ed Helms' Missing Tooth in "The Hangover"

Ed Helms is best known for his role as the self-absorbed, Ivy League sales rep, Andy Bernard, on television's The Office. But to millions of fans he's also Stu, Read More

How a New Approach to Treating Decay Could Benefit You

Dental caries (tooth decay) is a leading cause of tooth loss. But with prompt diagnosis and care we can often stop it before it causes too much damage. The traditional Read More

Addressing Risk Factors: Taking the Fight Against Tooth Decay to a New Level

Tooth decay is more prevalent than diseases like cancer, heart disease or influenza. It doesn't have to be—brushing with fluoride toothpaste, flossing, less dietary sugar and regular dental cleanings Read More

Get Your Teeth Examined if You Have Frequent Sinus Infections

Each year millions of people endure repeated episodes of congestion, coughing and headaches, all the miseries that come with a sinus infection. Although it seems like all the action Read More

Jimmy Fallon's Daughter Loses a Tooth on National Television

Even though coronavirus lockdowns have prevented TV hosts from taping live shows, they're still giving us something to watch via virtual interviews. In the process, we're given occasional glimpses Read More

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