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Why Your Dental Records Should Follow You to Your New Dentist

Some things you hear at the dentist don't surprise you: You have more plaque buildup or (yuck!) you have a new cavity. On a more positive note, you might Read More

Spice Up Your Teeth

As a member of the best-selling pop group Spice Girls, Mel C (AKA Sporty Spice) enjoyed her share of musical superstardom. At the band’s peak in the Nineties, the Read More

Willie Wonka's Chocolate Factory Was Not So Sweet to Cast's Teeth!

The classic movie Willie Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, starring Gene Wilder, still brings back sweet memories of childhood to people everywhere. Recently, the news broke that a remake Read More

Stop Annoying Canker Sores with These Effective Treatments

Sometimes it's the little things that can be most annoying. Those occasional small sores that pop up on the inside of your mouth are a case in point. Although Read More

With Proper Care, you can Lower Your Risk of Tooth Loss as You Age

While your chances of losing teeth increase as you age, it's not a given. With proper hygiene and care your teeth could last a lifetime. But brushing and flossing can 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

You Can Have a Straighter Smile - Just Like the Queen of England

The monarchs of the world experience the same health issues as their subjects—but they often tend to be hush-hush about it. Recently, though, the normally reticent Queen Elizabeth II Read More

Techniques for Keeping Impacted Canine Teeth from Spoiling Your Smile

Although usually an orderly process, some permanent teeth don't come in as they should. In fact, they may not come in at all and remain hidden in the gum Read More

You Don't Have to Live With Uncomfortable Cracked Mouth Corners

While a relatively minor health issue, cracked mouth corners (medically known as angular cheilitis) can certainly be irritating. Fortunately, you don't have to live with it—we can help reduce Read More

Teens May Need a Temporary Replacement for Missing Teeth

Tooth replacement at any age is a challenge, but especially for teenagers. Dental implants in particular may not be possible yet for teens or young adults whose jaws are Read More

You May Not Need Permanent Tooth Alteration With These Ultra-Thin Veneers

If you're looking for a cosmetic enhancement with a “light” touch, you can't beat dental veneers. These custom-made wafers of dental porcelain are bonded to the front of teeth Read More

That Energy Drink You Take for a Boost Might Be Hurting Your Dental Health

Although energy drinks are but a blip on the historical timeline compared to coffee or tea, they've displaced these traditional stimulants among nearly half of today's adolescents and young Read More

Your 'Toothache' Might not be Caused by a Tooth

A toothache means a tooth has a problem, right? Most of the time, yes: the pain comes from a decayed or fractured tooth, or possibly a gum infection causing Read More

That Odd 'Lacy' Mouth Sore is No Cause for Alarm

Looking in the mirror, you probably focus on your teeth and gums—i.e., your smile. Your dentist, though, will take the time to look deeper into your mouth, searching for Read More

Your Dentist Might Hold the Key to Solving Your Sleep Apnea Problem

When you awake in the morning do you still feel exhausted? Are you irritable during the day, unable to think or focus clearly? Is your loud snoring bothering your Read More

The Causes of Chronic Jaw Pain Might Be Similar To Fibromyalgia

Chronic joint pain (temporomandibular joint disorder or TMD) in and of itself can make life miserable. But TMD may not be the only debilitating condition you're contending with—it's quite Read More

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