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How to Keep Your Teeth and Gums Healthy During Pregnancy

While pregnancy is an exciting time for expectant mothers, it can pose extra health challenges. This is especially true regarding dental health. Because of hormonal changes that naturally occur during Read More

Don't Let Summer Heat Increase Your Risk of Dental Disease

In many parts of the country, summer is often a synonym for "blast furnace" and can be downright hot and miserable. If you find yourself in such a climate, Read More

3 Ways to Protect Your Teeth in the Great Outdoors

It’s July—and that means it’s National Park and Recreation Month! If you’re like a lot of families, you might already be planning a trip to one of the nation’s Read More

Transforming Your Smile with Veneers, Step by Step

Dental veneers are a great way to transform a smile without the expense or effort often required of other restorations. These thin layers of dental material adhere to the Read More

A Minor Procedure Could Make Breastfeeding Easier for You and Your Baby

The American Academy of Pediatrics and other healthcare organizations recommend breastfeeding as the best means for infant feeding. While bottle feeding can supply the nutrition necessary for a baby's Read More

Your Sinus Infection Might be a Sign of a Tooth Problem

Each year thousands of people develop sinus infections from various causes. But there's one cause for sinusitis that might surprise you—tooth decay. Tooth decay begins when the acid produced by Read More

Don't Use Benzocaine Products to Ease Your Baby's Teething Pain

Although teething is a natural part of your baby's dental development, it can be quite uncomfortable for them—and upsetting to you. During teething, children can experience symptoms like pain, Read More

Tooth Type and Condition can Affect Root Canal Therapy Effectiveness

Root canal therapy is the unsung "hero" of dentistry. Although often falsely maligned as an unpleasant experience, millions of decayed teeth have been saved thanks to this routine treatment. But Read More

There may be more to that Toothache that Suddenly Stops Aching

If a pain you’ve been feeling goes away, you might believe the problem that caused it is gone too. But that doesn’t mean it has, especially with a tooth. Read More

3 Tips for Successful, Safe Home Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening or bleaching is one of the most affordable and least invasive ways of improving your smile. Although the effect fades with time, whitening can make dull and Read More

5 Ways to a Beautiful Wedding Day Smile

Since the early Roman times, couples have prized the month of June as the most favorable time to exchange their marriage vows. If you and your betrothed are planning Read More

Root Canals are a Safe Way to Save Teeth

Every year U.S. dentists perform around 25 million root canal treatments and save countless teeth from the ravages of decay. But if you search "root canal" on the Internet, Read More

Improve Your Dental Health by Mastering Your Brushing Skills

You're not just a patient to your dentist—you're also a partner for achieving your best oral health possible. And it takes what both of you do to achieve it. No Read More

Considering a Smile Makeover? Be Sure You Include Your Bite

A lot of cosmetic dental procedures focus on how teeth look: whether they're stained, chipped or otherwise disfigured. But a true smile makeover requires looking beyond individual teeth appearance Read More

Dentures with Implants Could Help You Avoid Bone Loss

Even with modern prevention and treatment advances, losing teeth in later life is still a sad but common part of human experience. Just as generations have before, many today Read More

Gum Disease Could be Affecting More Than Just Your Mouth

Periodontal (gum) disease can weaken gum attachment and cause bone deterioration that eventually leads to tooth loss. But its detrimental effects can also extend beyond the mouth and worsen Read More

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