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Patriots Belichick's 'Unique' Between-Teeth Cleaning Method Caught On Film!

Earlier this season, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick got together with his longtime QB, Tom Brady. This time, however, they were on opposite sides of the field. And 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

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

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

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

Practice Daily Hygiene to Avoid Gum Swelling While Wearing Braces

Straightening your smile doesn't happen overnight—it can involve months or even years of orthodontic treatment. And although the end result is well worth it, the long process can make Read More

What Tara Lipinski Does to Protect One of Her Most Valuable Assets - Her Smile

Tara Lipinski loves to smile. And for good reason: The Olympic-gold medalist has enjoyed a spectacular career in ladies' figure skating. Besides also winning gold in the U.S. Nationals Read More

Test Your Expertise in Caring for Your Child's Dental Health With This Short Quiz

Your child’s current dental care sets the stage for good oral health later in life. It’s essential, therefore, that you know how best to protect their teeth and gums. Read More

Something Between Your Teeth? Don't Use Anything Else but Dental Floss

As a saying, “Necessity is the mother of invention” is no more appropriate than when you have something caught between your teeth. And humans, as inventive and creative as Read More

The Howie Mandel Effect: Avoid Dental Disease Through Daily Brushing and Flossing

Howie Mandel, one of America’s premier television personalities, rarely takes it easy. Whether performing a standup comedy gig or shooting episodes of America’s Got Talent or Deal or No Read More

Dr. Travis Stork: Don't Ignore Bleeding Gums

Are bleeding gums something you should be concerned about? Dear Doctor magazine recently posed that question to Dr. Travis Stork, an emergency room physician and host of the syndicated 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

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

Use the Same Prevention Strategy to Defeat Tooth Decay and Gum Disease

Archeologists can tell us quite a bit about our primitive ancestors. For example, because of their coarse, abrasive diet and a primitive understanding of oral hygiene, their teeth had Read More

Stop Gum Disease Before it Gets Started with Daily Oral Hygiene

While tooth decay seems to get most of the “media attention,” there’s another oral infection just as common and destructive: periodontal (gum) disease. In fact, nearly half of adults Read More

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