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Keep Your Child's Fluoride Intake at a Safe but Effective Level

Fluoride is an important part of your child's dental development. But if children take in too much of this important mineral, they could experience enamel fluorosis, a condition in Read More

Here's What To Do If Your Child Complains of a Toothache

Perhaps the only thing worse than having a toothache of your own is when your child has one. Tooth pain can be a miserable experience, especially for children. It Read More

Targeted Tooth Removal Could Aid Treatment for Certain Bite Problems

Before we begin correcting a malocclusion (poor dental bite), we need to ask a few questions: How extensive is the malocclusion? How far must we move the teeth to Read More

Smoking Increases Your Risk for Gum Disease

There are important reasons not to smoke, like minimizing your risk for deadly diseases like heart disease or lung cancer. But here's another good reason: Smoking increases your risk Read More

Keep Your Implants Clean to Avoid a Damaging Gum Infection

After years battling disease, your troubled tooth reached its useful life's end. It's been extracted, and we've replaced it with a life-like dental implant. So now, as far as Read More

There's a Quick Fix For That Irritating Mouth Sore You Keep Biting

As the old Fifties song goes, “Little things mean a lot.” They can also be the most irritating, like a hangnail, a papercut—or a certain kind of oral sore. Read More

Although Challenging, Cleaning Around Implants Boosts Their Longevity

Daily oral hygiene and regular dental cleanings help keep your natural teeth and gums healthy and disease-free. But they're also a priority with dental implants. Here's why. Unlike other restorations, Read More

Far From a Safer Alternative to Smoking, Vaping Could Ruin Your Oral Health

E-cigarettes have taken the world by storm, especially among younger adults. The reason: the widespread perception that “vaping” is healthier than smoking tobacco. But a deeper look at this wildly 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

Call the Dentist Immediately If You Have a Loose Tooth

Do you remember when one of your baby teeth began to wiggle? You knew it wouldn't be long before it came out, followed by a little something from the Read More

Act Quickly With a Knocked Out Tooth to Ensure Its Long-Term Survival

We Americans love our sports, whether as participants or spectators. But there's also a downside to contact sports like soccer, football or basketball: a higher risk of injury, particularly Read More

Preventing Gum Disease Could Help More Than Your Teeth and Gums

The top cause for adult tooth loss isn't decay or trauma—it's periodontal (gum) disease. The disease may begin with the gums, but it can ultimately damage underlying bone enough Read More

Could a Metal Allergy Stop You From Getting Dental Implants?

The subject of allergies covers a wide swath in medicine. Among other things, people have allergic reactions to animal fur, various foods and plant pollen. The effects are equally Read More

Improve Your Smile With These Dental Enhancements

In case you missed it, September is Self-Improvement Month. Don't fret if you weren't aware—we're not sure how the ninth month acquired this celebration of positive human development either. Read More

Eliminating an Infant's Lip or Tongue Tie Can Make Breastfeeding Easier

Most babies come into the world ready and able to nourish at their mother's breast—no training required! About one in ten children, though, may have a structural abnormality with Read More

Use Appropriate Hygiene Products for Maximum Smile Protection

After years of research, we're confident in saying that brushing and flossing daily are essential for maintaining a healthy mouth. A mere five minutes a day performing these tasks Read More

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