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Cleaning Dental Implants: How to Protect Your Investment

If you have a dental implant, you have already discovered how lifelike and comfortable this type of tooth-replacement option can be. In fact, you may not even really be Read More

Protect Your Enamel From the Damaging Effects of Acid

One of your teeth's best defenses against tooth decay is its hard, outer layer made of a mineral-rich substance known as enamel. This great protector, however, has an enemy Read More

Keep Your Gums in the Pink

Being “in the pink” is a good thing; it means you're healthy. Being “in the red” is not so good; it means your health is questionable (financially, anyway). Though Read More

Brushing and Flossing - Two Key Elements to Avoiding Dental Disease

We humans have been cleaning our teeth for millennia. While the tools and substances have changed (we don't use twigs or pumice anymore), the reasons haven't: we want a Read More

Health Risks of Oral Piercings

If you have to ask why anybody would voluntarily endure the pain of receiving a tongue piercing — then maybe you're just too old to understand. But seriously: no Read More

Non-Vital Bleaching Removes Unsightly Tooth Discoloration From Within

Root canal treatments are an important method for stopping the disease process within an infected tooth and ultimately saving it. However, one of the few side effects could have Read More

10 Facts You Should Know About Tooth Decay

If you have ever had tooth decay, you should know: Tooth decay is one of the most common of all diseases, second only to the common cold. Tooth decay affects more Read More

Tooth-Colored Fillings: A Natural-Looking Alternative

Once upon a time, when you had a cavity, you went to the dentist and came back with a tooth filled with metal: the common silver (or, technically speaking, Read More

Answering Common Questions on TMJ Disorders

You have probably heard a lot of people talk about TMJ disorders, but do you know what it all means? How do you know if you are suffering from Read More

Straightening Your Child's Teeth: When is the best time to start?

All parents want their child to have an attractive smile and good strong healthy teeth; but it may be difficult for parents to know if their young children's teeth Read More

Gum Disease: A "Silent" Problem You Shouldn't Ignore

Because its symptoms can be easy to overlook, gum disease is sometimes called a “silent” malady. But don't underestimate this problem! Untreated periodontal disease can progress into a serious Read More

Advanced Periodontal Disease Requires an Aggressive Treatment Strategy

Periodontics is a branch of dentistry that specializes in the supporting structures around the teeth, including the gums and bone, as well as the ligaments that join these structures Read More

Five Facts About Oral Health During Cancer Treatment

According to a recent study from the National Cancer Institute, a branch of the National Institutes of Health, the incidence of cancer is dropping and the survival rate is Read More

Replace a Lost Tooth for Looks and for Health

Lose a baby tooth when you're a young kid, no big deal — you'll grow another. Lose a permanent one and there's cause for concern. For one thing, tooth Read More

FAQs About Calming Your Fears With Oral Sedation Dentistry

What is oral sedation dentistry? If you become frightened and anxious when facing a dental appointment or procedure, sedatives (also called “anxiolytics” meaning they dissolve anxiety), can completely transform Read More

Science and Art: Partners in Crafting a Superior Set of Dentures

Edentulism — the complete loss of all the permanent teeth — is a condition that affects over one-quarter of all Americans over the age of 65. For many seniors, Read More

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