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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

NBA Player's Injury Points Out Need for Mouthguards

Basketball isn't a contact sport—right? Maybe once upon a time that was true… but today, not so much. Just ask New York Knicks point guard Dennis Smith Jr. While Read More

Here's the Scoop on Your Upcoming Root Canal

You might be a bit apprehensive if your dentist recommends a root canal treatment, especially if it's your first. That's understandable: Popular culture has portrayed the root canal as Read More

Even All-Natural Fruit Juices Could Raise Your Child's Risk for Tooth Decay

The amount of sugar your child consumes has a huge bearing on their tooth decay risk: The more they take in, the higher it is for this destructive disease. Read More

Diet and Lifestyle Changes Could Lower Your Risk of Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is one of the more dangerous malignancies people face. But there are ways you can reduce your risk of this deadly disease through changes in lifestyle habits Read More

Pop Star Demi Lovato Pops Out Jay Glazer's Tooth

Singer and actor Demi Lovato has a new claim to fame: formidable martial artist. When she is not in the recording studio, on stage or in front of the Read More

4 Things You Should Do - or Not Do - to Maintain Your Oral Appliance

Millions of people wear some form of removable oral appliance. The range is pretty extensive, from orthodontic clear aligners and retainers to full or partial dentures. But while they Read More

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