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Don't Be Wary of a Root Canal - Here's How It Could Save Your Tooth

Here's the bad news: One of your teeth has tooth decay. But here's even worse news: The decay has entered the pulp and root canals in the heart of Read More

Gum Recession Can Harm Your Oral Health and Your Smile

Your gums don't just attractively frame your teeth—they protect them as well. If they shrink back (recede) from their normal covering, portions of the teeth could become exposed to Read More

4 Reasons Dental Implants Are a Wise Choice for Tooth Replacement

You've lost some teeth, and now you have to decide how to replace them. A fixed bridge or a partial denture are certainly good options. But the best choice Read More

This Minor Dental Procedure Could Make Breastfeeding Easier for an Infant

Breastfeeding is nature's way of providing complete nourishment to a newborn in their first years of life. It can also have a positive impact on their emerging immune system, Read More

Gum Disease Can Be Stopped but You Could Be in For a Long Fight

It often begins without you realizing it—spreading ever deeper into the gums and damaging tissue attachments, teeth and supporting bone in its way. In the end, it could cause Read More

A New Dental Pain Management Approach Reduces the Need for Narcotics

Narcotics have long played an important role in easing severe pain caused by disease, trauma or treatment. Healthcare professionals, including dentists, continue to prescribe them as a matter of Read More

3 Things You Should Do to Overcome Oral Cancer

Rock guitarist Eddie Van Halen died last fall after a long battle with oral cancer, another in a long line of performers, athletes, politicians and other well-known personalities with Read More

4 Ways Alcohol Could Affect Your Oral Health

Fermented and distilled beverages have been a part of human culture for millennia. They help us celebrate the joys of life and the companionship of family and friends. But Read More

Dental Implants Are Even More Advanced, Thanks To These Other Technologies

When dental implants hit the scene in the 1980s, they revolutionized the field of dental restorations. But as groundbreaking as they were then, they're even more advanced now. Some of Read More

The Causes of Chronic Jaw Pain Might Be Similar To Fibromyalgia

Chronic joint pain (temporomandibular joint disorder or TMD) in and of itself can make life miserable. But TMD may not be the only debilitating condition you're contending with—it's quite Read More

Acid Reflux Could Be Damaging Your Teeth

Your tooth enamel is often under assault from oral acid produced by bacteria and certain foods. Unless neutralized, acid can erode your enamel, and lead to destructive tooth decay. But Read More

4 Tips for Maintaining Healthy Tooth Enamel

Enamel is the hardest substance in the human body, and for good reason—it's your teeth's first line of defense against wearing and harmful oral bacteria. But although enamel can Read More

4 Things You Can Do To Reduce Chronic Dry Mouth

Have you ever woken up in the morning and felt like your mouth was filled with cotton? We've all had bouts of occasional dry mouth, but the unpleasantness usually Read More

Implants Could Help You Keep Remaining Teeth Longer

It's a common practice among people slowly losing their teeth to have their remaining teeth removed. They find dentures to be less costly than replacing one tooth at a Read More

Frequent Sinus Infections? Take a Trip to Your Dentist

If you suffer frequent sinus infections, you might want to see a dentist. No, really—your recurring sinusitis might stem from a decayed tooth. Tooth decay can start as a cavity, Read More

Topical Fluoride Could Boost Your Child's Avoidance of Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is perhaps the biggest danger your child's teeth can face. Not only can it rob them of primary teeth now, but the loss of teeth at this Read More

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