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Deciding the Fate of Wisdom Teeth More Nuanced Than in the Past

If you're of a certain age, there's a good chance you've had your third molars—wisdom teeth—removed. At one time, extracting these particular teeth was a common practice, even if Read More

Stay on Alert for a Decay Repeat Even After a Root Canal

A deeply decayed tooth is in serious trouble, and something a regular filling may not fix. You may instead need a root canal, a common tooth-saving procedure performed by Read More

Russell Wilson's Funny Video Aside, Removing Wisdom Teeth is No Laughing Matter

There are plenty of hilarious videos of groggy patients coming out of wisdom teeth surgery to keep you occupied for hours. While many of these have turned everyday people Read More

3 Things You Can Do to Keep Holiday Sweets From Interfering With Your Dental Health

In his iconic poem, "A Visit from St. Nicholas," Clement Moore wrote of children sleeping "while visions of sugar plums danced in their heads." Indeed, sweet treats are still Read More

Resolved for 2022: Healthier Teeth and Gums and a More Attractive Smile

That rumble you hear is 2022 about to roar into your life on New Year's Eve—so, you better get hopping on those resolutions! And rather than go with the Read More

See Your Dentist If You Notice Any of These 3 Problem Signs

Although there are several potential problems people could encounter involving their teeth, gums or mouth, most fall into three basic categories. That's the finding of a recent survey conducted Read More

Van Halen's Passing Reminds Us of the Dangers of Oral Cancer and How to Help Prevent It

Fans everywhere were recently saddened by the news of musical legend Eddie Van Halen's death. Co-founder and lead guitarist for the iconic rock group Van Halen, the 65-year-old superstar Read More

Your Decayed Tooth Might Need a Different Kind of Root Canal Treatment

Advanced decay doesn't necessarily mean it's curtains for an infected tooth. Millions of teeth in that condition have been saved by a tried and true procedure called root canal Read More

Here's Why Starting Your Child's Dental Visits by Age 1 Is a Smart Idea

As parents, we want to do everything possible to help our kids stay healthy—and that includes their teeth. And just like other aspects of their health, it's better not Read More

A Healthy Diet Is an Important Part of Your Dental Disease Prevention Plan

If you think brushing and flossing and regular dental visits are all you need to do to avoid dental disease, you're missing a key component in your prevention plan. Read More

Are Your Teeth Sensitive to Whitening like Drew Barrymore's? Here's What You Can Do

Best known for her roles in E.T. and Ever After, and more recently as a suburban mom/zombie on Netflix's Santa Clarita Diet, Drew Barrymore is now bringing her trademark Read More

There May Be a Solution To Your Facial Pain

Physical pain is unpleasant—but not knowing why you're hurting makes it worse. Thousands of people encounter such as experience when parts of their face suddenly and mysteriously erupt in Read More

Temporary Smiles for Teens Waiting on Dental Implants

Here's some good news: Teenagers are less likely than adults to lose teeth to dental disease. But there's also a flip side. Teens can still lose teeth, more likely Read More

Removing a Tooth Could Help Correct This Particular Bite Problem

Dentists extract millions of teeth each year, mostly because of disease. But sometimes a healthy tooth is removed to gain a more favorable, long-term dental health outcome. An example of Read More

AGT's Simon Cowell Updates His Smile With Veneers and So Can You!

It's been a rough year for all of us, but especially for Simon Cowell. The famous entrepreneur and brutally honest talent judge on American Idol and America's Got Talent Read More

Don't Fear the Root Canal - It Could Just Save Your Tooth

Root canals often get a bum rap. Although the procedure saves millions of teeth every year, it's often erroneously portrayed as an unpleasant experience. And if that wasn't enough, Read More

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