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These Digital Tools Increase the Success Rate of Dental Implants

Nothing beats the form and function of a real tooth—but dental implants come pretty close. That's why they're tops among both dentists and patients for replacing missing teeth. Much of Read More

Not All Bacteria are Harmful to Oral Health

Most people associate bacteria with disease and ill health. But the real story about the trillions of microscopic organisms now living in and on your body is a bit Read More

These Popular Drinks Could Put Your Enamel in Danger of Erosion

Tooth enamel, to play on a phrase from Shakespeare, is made of “sterner stuff.” The strongest substance in the body, enamel can take years of biting and chewing and Read More

Not all Crowns are Alike - or Cost the Same

All crowns are designed to restore functionality to a damaged tooth. But crowns can differ from one another in their appearance, in the material they’re made from, and how Read More

Think Water First for Summer Thirst

It’s easy to work up a thirst in the summer. You might be shooting hoops in the park, riding on a trail or playing volleyball on the beach. No Read More

Nutrition for the Best Oral Health

It's National Nutrition Month! Good nutrition is key to overall health, but poor dental health can have a big impact on your ability to get the right nutrients. Your Read More

This Two-Part Approach Could Save Your Child's Teeth From Tooth Decay

Your child's dental development is in overdrive between birth and early adulthood. The rapid growth of the teeth, gums and jaws occurs mostly on its own—but tooth decay could Read More

Overcoming Bone Loss Preventing You From Getting an Implant

Introduced to the United States in the 1980s, dental implants have quickly become the go-to restoration for tooth replacement. And for good reason: they're not only incredibly life-like, they're Read More

Three Things You May Not Know About Root Canal Treatments

The term “root canal” is a part of our social lexicon, and not always with a positive meaning. But contrary to its negative reputation, a root canal treatment can Read More

Partial Dentures: an Affordable Alternative to More Expensive Restorations

Dental implants are today’s preferred choice for replacing missing teeth. They’re the closest restoration to natural teeth—but at a price, especially for multiple teeth. If implants are beyond your Read More

Tips on Encouraging Healthy Snacking While Your Child's at School

Good nutrition is essential for your child's developing teeth and gums as well as the rest of their body. You do what you can to provide them not just Read More

Patchy Discolorations on the Tongue Aren't a Cause for Worry

Some things in life look worse than they really are. A condition known as “geographic tongue” is a good example: while it may look serious, it’s not a cause Read More

To Prevent Tooth Decay, Practice Effective Brushing and Flossing

There are two basic facts about tooth decay: 1) next to the common cold, it’s the world’s most prevalent infectious disease; and 2) with modern dentistry, it’s preventable. Getting from 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

Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen: A Celebrity Couple's Secrets for a Beautiful Smile

Love at first sight—it's an endearing notion found in movies and novels, but perhaps we're a little skeptical about it happening in real life. Then again, maybe it does Read More

Preventing Decay in Primary Teeth Promises Better Health Now and Later

True or false: there’s no cause for concern about tooth decay until your child’s permanent teeth erupt. False—decayed primary teeth can lead to potentially serious consequences later in life. Although “baby” Read More

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