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Mike Tyson: The Prizefighter Prizes His Unique Smile

Mike Tyson made a splash when he faced off against sharks during the Discovery Channel's Shark Week 2020. But there's bigger news for fans of the former undisputed world Read More

4 Areas Deserving Attention as You Protect Your Teeth for a Lifetime

Thousands of years ago, our ancestors could only expect to live between 30 and 40 years. But steady improvements in lifestyle and medical care have increased human life expectancy Read More

Protect Your Child From a Devastating Dental Injury

Parents love watching their kids grow up, from those early wobbly steps to their first solo car drive. Of course, you can expect a few mishaps along the way, Read More

DIY Orthodontics is a Recipe for Dental Disaster

Do-It-Yourself (DIY) is a deeply held American trait for building, renovating or repairing things without the services of a professional. The Internet has only made this tradition easier: There Read More

You Don't Need to Pass a Football Like Patrick Mahomes to Remove a Loose Baby Tooth

Kids get pretty inventive pulling a loose primary (baby) tooth. After all, there's a profit motive involved (aka the Tooth Fairy). But a young Kansas City Chiefs fan may Read More

Preventing Gum Disease Could Help More Than Your Teeth and Gums

The top cause for adult tooth loss isn't decay or trauma—it's periodontal (gum) disease. The disease may begin with the gums, but it can ultimately damage underlying bone enough Read More

This Orthodontic Device Could Reduce the Need for Future Braces

Each year, millions of children and teenagers wear braces or clear aligners to straighten a crooked smile. But there may be a way to treat some of these bite Read More

How to Avoid This Painful Condition After Tooth Extraction

Dentists and oral surgeons remove millions of teeth every year, most without any adverse aftereffects. But about 2% of patients experience a dry socket, a condition that, although not Read More

Find Out How These Famous Celebrities Protect Their Smiles From Teeth Grinding

The fast-paced world of sports and entertainment isn’t all glitz and glamour. These high-profile industries create a unique kind of emotional and mental stress on celebrities. For many of Read More

3 Things That Could Help You Avoid Another Round With Gum Disease

While periodontal (gum) disease could ruin your dental health, it doesn’t have to. Dentists and periodontists (specialists in gums and other supporting tooth structures) have effective methods for stopping Read More

Call the Dentist Immediately If You Have a Loose Tooth

Do you remember when one of your baby teeth began to wiggle? You knew it wouldn't be long before it came out, followed by a little something from the Read More

2 Kinds of Orthodontic Retainers That Can Protect Your New Smile

While retainers are often viewed as a nuisance, they’re crucial to protect the gains made with bite correction. Without them, all of the progress achieved through braces or clear Read More

What's That on Your Teeth, Nick Jonas? How to Avoid a Similar Smile Oops

Think no one is looking at your smile when you’re out in public? Nick Jonas’ recent experience might convince you otherwise. While the Jonas Brothers were performing during the Read More

Treating Gum Disease is Good for Your Whole Body, Not Just Your Mouth

Periodontal (gum) disease can do unpleasant things to your mouth, including losing teeth. Its effects, though, may not be isolated to the oral cavity: Gum disease could make other Read More

Implants Make Dentures More Secure, Comfortable and Bone-Friendly

Even in the 21st Century, losing most or all of your teeth is still an unfortunate possibility. Many in this circumstance turn to dentures, as their great-grandparents did, to Read More

Stop Plaque Buildup Around Your Implant-Supported Bridge With Flossing

Losing your teeth can be a traumatic experience with serious consequences for your overall health. Fortunately, you have great options for replacing lost teeth that can restore both appearance Read More

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