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Without Prompt Intervention, Gum Disease Could Damage Tooth Roots

Periodontal (gum) disease often involves more than gum inflammation. The real danger is what this bacterial infection may be doing to tissues beneath the gum line—including tooth roots and Read More

Follow These 4 Tips for More Comfortable Eating With Chronic Jaw Pain

Eating is like breathing: We often do it without much thought. But if you suffer from chronic jaw pain, every bite can get your attention—and not in a good Read More

Sedation Can Help a Child Receive Needed Dental Care Now and in the Future

You have a wonderful pediatric dentist who's great with kids. Their dental office is a children's wonderland with cheerful colors, toys and a staff that tries to make things Read More

Reducing Your Child's Dental Anxiety Now Could Benefit Them for a Lifetime

If you're a parent, raising kids can be a great adventure. It can also rev up your stress meter in a heartbeat. One area in particular can give you Read More

Instill These Habits in Your Child for a Lifetime of Great Dental Health

As a parent, you strive to instill good habits in your children: looking both ways for traffic, doing chores or washing behind the ears. Be sure you also include Read More

Reducing Teeth Grinding Leads to Better Sleep and Better Dental Health

We all need a good night's sleep, both in quantity and quality. That's why the Better Sleep Council promotes Better Sleep Month every May with helpful tips on making Read More

Diet and Lifestyle Changes Could Lower Your Risk of Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is one of the more dangerous malignancies people face. But there are ways you can reduce your risk of this deadly disease through changes in lifestyle habits Read More

4 Things You Should Do - or Not Do - to Maintain Your Oral Appliance

Millions of people wear some form of removable oral appliance. The range is pretty extensive, from orthodontic clear aligners and retainers to full or partial dentures. But while they Read More

A Smile Makeover is a Transforming Experience

The term “makeover” is a powerful word in today’s society. It’s used for a variety of things — hair, body, lawn — that need more than a different style, Read More

The Graduation Season is the Perfect Time to Review Dental Health

The month of May blossoms annually with commencement ceremonies honoring students graduating from high schools, colleges and universities. For each graduate, the occasion represents a major milestone along their Read More

Friendly Bacteria Can Help Protect Our Mouths From Disease

If you know anything about dental disease, then you know bacteria ranks high on the Usual Suspects list. Tooth decay gets its start from acid produced by bacteria; periodontal Read More

Too Much Sugar Can Wreck More Than Your Teeth

You've heard it. Your parents heard it—maybe even your grandparents too. Dentists have been alerting people for more than half a century that high sugar consumption contributes to tooth Read More

Why and How to Save a Diseased Tooth

Let's say you have a diseased tooth you think might be on its last leg. It might be possible to save it, perhaps with a significant investment of time Read More

Are Lasers the Future for Treating Advanced Tooth Decay?

Advanced tooth decay is a serious dental problem that can threaten an affected tooth's survival. But for decades now dentists have reliably used root canal treatment to better a Read More

3 Ways to Help Your Child Relax at the Dentist

Regular dental visits are an important part of teeth and gum health at any age, including young children. But the clinical nature of a dental office can be intimidating Read More

Lasers Could One Day be Commonplace for Treating Gum Disease

There are a variety of methods for treating periodontal (gum) disease depending on its severity — from routine office cleanings to periodontal surgery. But the goal behind all of Read More

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