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Stop Dental Disease From Causing Dental Work Failure

Today, when you undergo treatment to repair or replace problem teeth, you have the advantage of the most advanced dental materials ever developed. These materials help make current dental Read More

For the Sake of Your Teeth and Gums, Avoid Using E-Cigarettes

Over the last decade, the use of e-cigarettes—popularly known as vaping—has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry. It's the "in" thing, especially among younger adults, fueled by the widespread Read More

4 Things You Can Do to Foster Better Oral Health for a Person With Disabilities

According to the World Health Organization, more than 1 billion people around the world have a disability. That's one in eight individuals of all ages who may need assistance Read More

Here's Good Advice for Your College Student To Protect Their Dental Health

As summer wanes, thousands of high school grads will begin the new adventure called college. For many of these "freshmen," it will also be their first taste of true Read More

Changes Coming in the Use of Antibiotics in Dentistry

In a little over a century, antibiotics have changed the face of healthcare. We no longer fear cholera, strep throat or even a small cut as our forebears did Read More

Take Care of Your Teeth and Gums Even While Camping

July is Park and Recreation Month, a great time to pack up the tent, bed roll and camp stove and head for your nearest state or national park. Just Read More

Although It Sounds Exotic, This Mouth Sore Isn't a Big Concern

Most of what goes on inside our mouths—good or bad—is fairly predictable. But every now and then, people encounter something out of the ordinary. A good example is lichen 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

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

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

Eating the Right Foods Can Boost Your Efforts to Prevent Dental Disease

You're more apt to lose teeth because of periodontal (gum) disease and tooth decay than any other cause. But neither of these bacterial diseases have to happen: You can Read More

How You Can Help Your Smile Stay Attractive as You Get Older

We can't stop getting older or completely avoid many of the consequences that come with aging. Even so, there are things we can do to age more gracefully. That includes Read More

Your Food's Micronutrients Make a Difference in Your Dental Health

When you were a kid, a plate of green beans or carrots probably seemed less appealing than a handful of cookies or a bowl of ice cream. Mom or Read More

Here's to Healthy Smiles in 2021!

A New Year's resolution can be just about anything, from losing weight to visiting every major league baseball park. But a resolution you're more likely to keep ought to Read More

This Odd Tongue Condition Isn't Something To Fret Over

If you're intrigued by the strange and bizarre, here's one to pique your interest: geographic tongue. It's a rare condition that causes the appearance of red patches on the Read More

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