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Take It From Taylor Swift - Losing Your Orthodontic Retainer is No Fun

For nearly two decades, singer-songwriter Taylor Swift has dominated the pop and country charts. In December she launched her ninth studio album, called evermore, and in January she delighted Read More

Think Twice Before You Undergo Botox Treatment for Chronic Jaw Pain

There's still much about the underlying nature of chronic jaw joint dysfunction we have yet to unravel. Treating these conditions known as temporomandibular joint disorders (TMDs) may therefore require Read More

Don't Ignore Chronic Mouth Breathing - It Could Disrupt Jaw Development

Although the air we breathe has one destination—the lungs—it can arrive there via two possible routes: through the nose or the mouth. In terms of survival, it matters little Read More

Gum Swelling Can Happen With Braces - Here's How to Avoid It

A few months into wearing braces you may notice your gums are swollen. It's likely you've developed periodontal (gum) disease. Gum disease is a bacterial infection that usually begins with Read More

How Celine Dion Overcame Her Smile Obstacle

For over three decades, Celine Dion has amazed audiences and fans with her powerful singing voice. Best known for her recording of "My Heart Will Go On," the theme Read More

3 Quick Dental Procedures to Put the Dazzle in Your Wedding Day Smile

The traditional June wedding season hit a bump last year during the COVID-19 pandemic as many couples down-scaled or postponed their ceremonies. But with hopes that the virus is Read More

Smile Enhancements That Could Make Your Wedding Day Like No Other

Each of life's moments are precious—but some are more precious than others. For one like your wedding day, you want to look your very best. Be sure your teeth and Read More

Thumb Sucking and Tongue Thrusting Could Cause a Poor Bite

There are many things to be concerned about with your infant. Thumb sucking shouldn't be one of them—at least not yet. Practically universal among young children, the habit normally Read More

You Can Have a Straighter Smile - Just Like the Queen of England

The monarchs of the world experience the same health issues as their subjects—but they often tend to be hush-hush about it. Recently, though, the normally reticent Queen Elizabeth II Read More

Here's Why X-Rays are a Safe Practice With Children

X-rays are so interwoven into dental care that we often don't think twice about them. Even so, we shouldn't take this invisible form of radiation lightly—regular exposure at high Read More

See Your Dentist ASAP If You Have a Loose Permanent Tooth

Unless you're 6 years old and on speed dial with the Tooth Fairy, a loose tooth isn't a good feeling. It's also a sign something is wrong in your Read More

Veneers Could 'Turn Back the Clock' on Your Smile

There's a lot to like about porcelain veneers, especially as you get older. For one, they can be less expensive and invasive than other cosmetic restorations. More importantly, though, Read More

Too Old to Straighten Your Smile? Not If You're Like These A-List Celebrities

If you're well past your teen years, you probably have several reasons for not straightening your crooked smile: the expense, the time and the embarrassment of being a 30-, Read More

Here's Why Gum Disease Could Be Lurking in Your Mouth Even Now

If you think periodontal (gum) disease is something that only happens to the other guy (or gal), you might want to reconsider. Roughly half of adults over age 30—and 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

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

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