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Dental Visits are Key to Detecting Early Developing Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is as relentless as it is destructive, and it makes little distinction between age, gender, ethnicity or social status. Although risk levels vary from person to person, Read More

Regardless of What You've Seen Online, Don't Fear a Root Canal Treatment

With smart phone in hand, you can instantaneously find out just about anything. Unfortunately, online search results aren’t always accurate. Case in point: there’s an idea floating on the Read More

Wisdom Teeth Warrant Close Watch to Avoid Future Health Issues

As permanent teeth gradually replace primary (“baby”) teeth, most will come in by early adolescence. But the back third molars—the wisdom teeth—are often the last to the party, usually Read More

Moderate Your Child's Juice Drinking to Lower Tooth Decay Risk

Along with daily brushing and flossing, limiting your child’s sugar consumption is an important way to prevent tooth decay. We all know the usual suspects: candy, sugar-added snacks and Read More

Don't let Gum Disease - the 'Other Dental Disease' - Rob you of Your Smile

There's a lot of emphasis — well-placed, of course — on preventing and treating tooth decay. But there's another dental disease just as dangerous to your oral health and Read More

Teeth Grinding in Older Children and Adolescents a Cause for Concern

Teeth grinding is one childhood habit that sounds worse than it usually is: often the most harm done is to your night’s sleep. That said, though, it’s still a Read More

Inflammation: the Link Between Gum Disease and Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease and periodontal (gum) disease are two different conditions with their own set of symptoms and outcomes. But they do share one common element: inflammation. In fact, this Read More

How to Maximize Your Child's Dental Health Potential

There’s a potential threat lurking in your young child’s mouth—tooth decay. This destructive disease can not only rob them of teeth now, it could also impact their dental health Read More

The Connection Between GERD and Oral Health

Not coincidentally, GERD Awareness Week overlaps with the Thanksgiving holiday. Many people get acid indigestion from time to time, especially during this month of major feasting, but if you Read More

What You Should Know About Veneers for Teenagers

Porcelain veneers are a great way to enhance an unattractive smile. But are they appropriate for teenagers? The answer usually depends on a patient’s current development stage and the Read More

Stop Root Cavities with Prevention and Prompt Treatment

Tooth decay is a highly destructive dental disease, responsible along with periodontal (gum) disease for most adult tooth loss. And we become even more susceptible to it as we Read More

What You Should Know About Antibiotic Therapy Before Implant Surgery

Placing a dental implant within the jawbone requires a surgical procedure. For most people it’s a relatively minor affair, but for some with certain health conditions it might be Read More

3 Factors That Could Affect the Success of a Root Canal Treatment

A tooth with deep decay is in real peril. If the disease isn’t stopped, it can eventually infect the bone and greatly increase the risk of losing the tooth. Read More

Stay Ahead of Plaque Buildup with Effective Brushing and Flossing

The vast majority of teeth and gum problems stem from two dental diseases: dental caries (tooth decay) and periodontal (gum) disease. But although these dental diseases are all too Read More

Eat the Right Kind of Carbs to Protect Yourself from Gum Disease

In the quest for the ideal diet, people often stress over one particular food group: carbohydrates. And for good reason—some carbohydrates have been linked to chronic inflammation, a contributing Read More

Why the Treatment Model for Your Jaw Joint Disorder Matters

Your temporomandibular joints (TMJ), located where your lower jaw meets the skull, play an essential role in nearly every mouth function. It’s nearly impossible to eat or speak without Read More

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