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Thumb Sucking One of Many Factors to Consider When Treating a Poor Bite

It’s true — thumb sucking beyond age 4 can cause bite problems for permanent teeth. But prolonged thumb sucking is just one of a number of possible contributing factors Read More

How Kathy Bates Retains Her Movie-Star Smile

In her decades-long career, renowned actress Kathy Bates has won Golden Globes, Emmys, and many other honors. Bates began acting in her twenties, but didn't achieve national recognition until Read More

Finding the Right Solution for Your Gummy Smile

Even with picture perfect teeth, you may still be unhappy with your appearance. The problem: too much of your upper gums show when you smile. There’s no precise standard for Read More

Tips for Picture-Perfect Summer Smiles

June is the month when lots of important events happen—like weddings, graduations, and family get-togethers. When the weather turns balmy and the days get longer, it’s the perfect time Read More

Take Steps to Treat Chronic Mouth Breathing as Early as Possible

Many things can affect your child’s future dental health: oral hygiene, diet, or habits like thumb sucking or teeth grinding. But there’s one you might not have considered: how Read More

Margot Robbie Knows: A Great Smile Is Worth Protecting

On the big screen, Australian-born actress Margot Robbie may be best known for playing devil-may-care anti-heroes—like Suicide Squad member Harley Quinn and notorious figure skater Tonya Harding. But recently, Read More

Crown Lengthening Helps us Treat Hard to Reach Cavities

While we often associate tooth decay with cavities forming in a tooth’s visible or biting surfaces, the occurrence of this all too common disease isn’t limited to those areas. Read More

Sealants Could Protect Your Child's Teeth From Future Problems

Teeth lost to tooth decay can have devastating consequences for a child’s dental health. Not only can it disrupt their current nutrition, speech and social interaction, it can also Read More

Your Child Isn't in Danger from X-Rays Thanks to the ALARA Principle

Your child’s dental care wouldn’t be the same without x-ray imaging. It’s one of our best tools for finding and treating tooth decay. But since x-rays emit radiation, is your Read More

Steely Dan Founder's Death Highlights Importance of Early Cancer Detection

Fans of the legendary rock band Steely Dan received some sad news a few months ago: Co-founder Walter Becker died unexpectedly at the age of 67. The cause of Read More

Your Teen Could get a Straighter Smile with Clear Aligners Rather than Braces

Your teen is about to embark on an orthodontic journey to a straighter, more attractive smile. But although you're excited about the outcome, you both may be steeling yourselves Read More

A "No-Prep" Veneer Could Eliminate the Need to Remove Tooth Enamel

Porcelain veneers are one of the best ways to transform your teeth’s appearance with only a small amount of tooth preparation. But even that small amount could leave a Read More

February Focuses on Children's Dental Health

The month of February gets its name from the ancient spring cleansing ritual called “Februa.” So perhaps it’s appropriate that February is now celebrated as National Children’s Dental Health Read More

Master Illusionist Benefits from the Magic of Orthodontics

Magician Michael Grandinetti mystifies and astonishes audiences with his sleight of hand and mastery of illusion. But when he initially steps onto the stage, it’s his smile that grabs Read More

Root Decay in Your Later Years Could Endanger Your Teeth

As we age we become more susceptible to dental diseases. A common but often initially unnoticed problem for seniors is root decay. We’re all familiar with tooth decay in the Read More

3 Reasons for Why It's a Smart Move to Invest in Dental Implants

When it comes to replacing a missing tooth, you have several options, including a removable partial denture or a fixed bridge. But the premier choice is “the new kid Read More

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