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If You Thought the Last Century Was Amazing for Dental Care, Just Wait

What a difference a hundred years can make—especially the last one hundred. In the early 20th Century, trains were the prime mode of cross-country transportation, electrical power was not Read More

If You're Older, be on the Lookout for Root Cavities

Tooth decay is a destructive oral disease, which along with periodontal (gum) disease is most responsible for tooth loss. And as you age, your disease risk goes up. One form Read More

3 Reasons Why Dental Implants Are a Sound 'Smile' Investment

In looking at options to replace your missing teeth, you might have heard others rave about dental implants. You're almost sold on this innovative restoration method—but you're a little Read More

Implant Failure Is Rare, but Possible. Here Are a Few Ways to Avoid It

Dental implants are all the rage—and for good reason: They’re incredibly “tooth-like,” both in appearance and function. They also have a stunningly high success rate: More than 95% of Read More

Determining the Right Whitening Approach is Key to Brightening a Dull Smile

Bright, naturally white teeth are a key component in a beautiful smile. But the opposite is also true: nothing diminishes an otherwise attractive smile more than stained or Read More

Implants Can Provide Effective Options for Total Tooth Replacement

Losing all your teeth can dramatically impact your life for the worst. Fortunately, we can give you your "teeth" back. The most common way, at least until a few Read More

Beyond Their Marketing Claims, Most Toothpastes are Surprisingly Similar

In your search for the right toothpaste, you’re inundated with dozens of choices, each promising whiter teeth, fresher breath or fewer cavities. Cutting through the various marketing claims, though, Read More

Disease Detection - Saliva's New Role

For over a century now, health providers have depended on blood and urine samples to diagnose many forms of disease. Very soon, though, we may routinely use a different Read More

Implants Could Help You Keep Remaining Teeth Longer

It's a common practice among people slowly losing their teeth to have their remaining teeth removed. They find dentures to be less costly than replacing one tooth at a Read More

Don't Forget Brushing and Flossing Even During Summer's Dog Days

"The Dog Days of summer" once referred to the rise of Sirius (the "Dog Star") with the morning sun during the month of August. Today, however, the term has Read More

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage

Everyone knows that in the game of football, quarterbacks are looked up to as team leaders. That's why we're so pleased to see some NFL QB's setting great examples Read More

Don't Let GERD Ruin Your Teeth's Health

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a digestive disorder that can lead to a number of serious health problems. One of them, tooth erosion, could ruin your dental health. Your stomach Read More

Infection Control at the Dental Office Isn't Something New

In the midst of the current global pandemic, we're all focused on staying healthy and avoiding infection. For many, their first thought before resuming any regular activity is, “Will 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

Facial Nerve Pain Can be Controlled

Every year 150,000 people, mostly women over age 50, find out they have a painful condition called trigeminal neuralgia. For many it begins as an occasional twinge along the Read More

Bobby Bones Dances His Way to Dental Damage

The long-running hit show Dancing with the Stars has had its share of memorable moments, including a wedding proposal, a wardrobe malfunction, and lots of sharp dance moves. But Read More

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