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Choosing a Screw or Cement to Attach an Implant Crown

If you've lost a tooth, you have a number of options for replacing it. Perhaps the best choice in terms of lifelikeness and durability is a dental implant. All implants Read More

A Better Version of a Denture or Bridge With Dental Implants

A wise sage once said the largest room in the world is the "room for improvement." Indeed, many modern advances would never have happened if someone hadn't first asked, Read More

4 Tips to Getting the Dental Care You Need, Even on a Tight Budget

If your budget gets squeezed, cutting non-essential expenses can be a wise move. But think twice before lumping dental care into that category—postponing dental visits or treatment could put 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

Contrary to Popular Opinion, Vaping May Not Be Safer Than Smoking

If you think “vaping” electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes for short) is healthier for your teeth and gums than smoking cigarettes, you might be disappointed with the latest research. A number Read More

Crowns can now be made In-Office with the CAD/CAM System

The traditional way to restore a tooth with an artificial crown takes several weeks and multiple office visits: from tooth preparation and impression molding to crown production by a Read More

4 Areas Deserving Attention as You Protect Your Teeth for a Lifetime

Thousands of years ago, our ancestors could only expect to live between 30 and 40 years. But steady improvements in lifestyle and medical care have increased human life expectancy Read More

Custom Oral Appliances Could Help Stop Sleep Apnea

For millions of Americans, sleep apnea is a serious health condition. Not only can it impair your day-to-day living, you might be more susceptible to high blood pressure, heart Read More

Certain Mouth Rashes Don't Respond to Topical Steroid Treatments

You've been treating a persistent rash around your mouth with medicated ointments, but it's not going away. The problem may be the ointment — it could actually be sustaining Read More

Customized Temporary Crowns Help Ensure a Satisfying Permanent Smile

Restoring missing or unattractive teeth can often be a lengthy process. Months may elapse between initial teeth preparation and final placement to allow time for tissue healing and permanent Read More

4 Tips For Improving Your Oral Hygiene Technique

Although we've advanced leaps and bounds over the years treating dental disease, our strategy for preventing them hasn't changed much. That's because these prevention basics are quite effective—and as Read More

Daily Hygiene Tasks Performed Properly Help Ensure Good Oral Health

Daily personal care is essential for optimal oral health. Brushing and flossing in particular keep bacteria and acid, the main causes of dental disease, at manageable levels. But to Read More

A Better Version of a Denture or Bridge With Dental Implants

A wise sage once said the largest room in the world is the "room for improvement." Indeed, many modern advances would never have happened if someone hadn't first asked, Read More

Dakota Johnson and Her Missing Tooth Gap Sparks Online Debate

Celebrities’ controversial actions and opinions frequently spark fiery debates on social media. But actress Dakota Johnson lit a match to online platforms in a seemingly innocent way—through orthodontics. This summer Read More

4 Advantages to Using Composite Resins for Restoring Teeth

Restoring chipped, stained or decayed teeth with dental porcelain is a tried and true method that’s been used for decades. In recent years, though, restorations made with composite resin Read More

Celebrate World Smile Day With More Attractive Teeth

The smiley face: It’s been around forever. Except it hasn’t—someone created it. No, not Forrest Gump (but good guess!), but graphic artist Harvey Ball in 1963 to help boost Read More

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