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Dental Injury Is Just a Temporary Setback for Basketball Star Kevin Love

The March 27th game started off pretty well for NBA star Kevin Love. His team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, were coming off a 5-game winning streak as they faced the Read More

Keep an Eye on Your Family's Fluoride Intake

Fluoride is a critical weapon in the war against tooth decay. But this natural chemical proven to strengthen tooth enamel has also aroused suspicion over the years that it Read More

Your Age Doesn't Have to Keep You from a Straighter Smile

Bite problems are quite common—as many as 75% of adults may have some form of orthodontic issue. Unfortunately, there's also something else just as common: that many people believe Read More

What You Should do About This Bizarre Drug Side Effect

Drugs play an indispensable role in treating disease. For example, life without antibiotics would be much more precarious—common infections we think nothing of now would suddenly become life-threatening. But even Read More

Singer Dua Lipa Sees the Wisdom in Postponing Tour Dates

When die-hard music fans hear that their favorite performer is canceling a gig, it’s a big disappointment—especially if the excuse seems less than earth-shaking. Recently, British pop sensation Dua Read More

March Is the Time to Evaluate Sleep Problems

The month of March brings the first day of spring, when nature seems to wake up after a restful winter slumber. It also brings Sleep Awareness Week, which leads Read More

Get Ahead of a Developing Cross-Bite with This Early Intervention Measure

Applying braces or clear aligners to move misaligned teeth is only part of an orthodontist's overall mission to eliminate poor bites (malocclusions). Sometimes a malocclusion isn't caused by the Read More

Clean Your Implants Just Like you Clean Your Natural Teeth

Dental implants to replace teeth are a popular choice as much for their durability as their life-likeness. Most implants last for decades, which can result in lower long-term maintenance Read More

Healthy Smiles for Alfonso Ribeiro and Family

If there's anything that makes Alfonso Ribeiro happier than his long-running gig as host of America's Funniest Home Videos, it's the time he gets to spend with his family: Read More

IV Sedation can help Relax Patients with Acute Dental Visit Anxiety

Did you know 50% of people admit to some form of anxiety visiting the dentist, with roughly 1 in 6 avoiding dental care altogether because of it? To ease Read More

4 Things that can Cause Gum Recession and What to do About Them

Besides attractively showcasing your teeth, your gums protect your teeth and underlying bone from bacteria and abrasive food particles. Sometimes, though, the gums can pull back or recede from Read More

You may Need Orthodontic Treatment Before Obtaining Implants

You have a lot of options for replacing missing teeth, from state-of-the-art dental implants to affordable, but effective partial dentures. But if the teeth in question have been missing Read More

NBC Star Delivers a Message about the "Perfect" Smile

Sometimes it seems that appearances count for everything—especially in Hollywood. But just recently, Lonnie Chaviz, the 10-year-old actor who plays young Randall on the hit TV show This Is Read More

Moderate Fluoride Use Packs the Biggest Punch for Decay Prevention

In the battle against tooth decay, fluoride is an important weapon. Since the discovery of its dental health benefits a century ago, fluoride has been credited with saving countless Read More

Practice the Dental Care Basics to Ensure a Healthy Smile

For over half a century, dentists have promoted a proven strategy for sound dental health. Not only is this strategy effective, it’s simple too: brush and floss every day, Read More

Practice Daily Oral Hygiene to Prevent Calcified Plaque Formation

If you’ve ever heard your dentist or hygienist talk about “calculus,” they’re not referring to a higher branch of mathematics. The calculus on your teeth is something altogether different. Calculus, Read More

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