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Unpleasant Cracked Mouth Corners Can Be Treated and Prevented

Ever have a paper cut or an irritated hangnail? They're not considered major health problems, but, boy, can they sting! Something similar can occur in the corners of your mouth Read More

Dental Implants Could Help You Avoid This Long-Term Effect of Losing Teeth

What happens when you lose a tooth? In the short-run, it can certainly undermine your appearance and ability to efficiently chew and digest food. But a chain of events Read More

Even All-Natural Fruit Juice Could Increase the Risk of Tooth Decay

All-natural fruit juice with no additives: now what could be wrong with that? Nothing—unless your child is over-indulging. Too much of even natural fruit juice could increase their risk Read More

Listen to Ellen DeGeneres: Don't Think You Can Get Away Without Flossing!

This year's Carol Burnett Award, presented at the Golden Globes, goes to Ellen DeGeneres for her “outstanding contributions to the television medium on or off the screen.” This is Read More

Your 'Toothache' Might Signal a Problem Other Than in Your Mouth

You expect a decayed tooth, a fracture or a gum infection to be the cause for that toothache causing you grief. Sometimes, though, the answer may be “none of Read More

Fast Food Chains Take One Small Step for Kids' Teeth

Eaten in a fast food restaurant lately? If so, maybe you’ve noticed some changes in the big, colorful signs behind the counters. Many have begun promoting a few “healthier” 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

Too Old to Straighten Your Smile? Not If You're Like These A-List Celebrities

If you're well past your teen years, you probably have several reasons for not straightening your crooked smile: the expense, the time and the embarrassment of being a 30-, Read More

Use This Product to Check Your Brushing and Flossing Effectiveness

So…you faithfully brush and floss your teeth every day. Kudos to you! Along with regular dental visits, daily hygiene is the best thing you can do to keep your Read More

Can't Afford Dental Implants? Consider Partial Dentures

We’ve come a long way in our ability to restore missing teeth. Today’s top choice is dental implants, prized not only for their close resemblance to real teeth but Read More

Dental Offices Hold to the Highest Standards to Protect Patients from Infection

Our bodies wage a continuous war against enemies too small to be seen with the naked eye. If we’re healthy, our immune system will stop the vast majority of Read More

Miley Cyrus's Little Secret: Straightening Her Smile With Lingual Braces

Miley Cyrus's rise to fame began when she was cast in the Disney series Hannah Montana. She played the title character, Hannah Montana, a famous singing star hiding her Read More

3 Ways Your Dental Hygienist Improves Your Oral Health

You may think an office cleaning is mainly cosmetic — giving your teeth that polished look and you that pleasant, “squeaky clean” feeling. But your dental hygienist is doing Read More

Don't Stress Over Your Child's Teeth Grinding Habit Unless it Persists

Along with thumb sucking, childhood teeth grinding is one of the top concerns anxious parents bring to their dentists. It’s so prevalent, though, many providers consider it normal behavior—the Read More

Getting Implants Can Be a Long Process - But Worth it

Dental implants aren't simply prosthetic teeth, but rather an innovative system that restores both smile appearance and dental function. And while an implant can indeed replace a single tooth, Read More

You Can Have a Straighter Smile - Just Like the Queen of England

The monarchs of the world experience the same health issues as their subjects—but they often tend to be hush-hush about it. Recently, though, the normally reticent Queen Elizabeth II Read More

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