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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

Why Kathy Bates Chose This Alternative to Braces and so Might You

Kathy Bates has been a familiar face to filmgoers since her Oscar-winning performance as Annie Wilkes in Misery. She's best known for playing true-to-life characters like Wilkes or Barbara Read More

Use Appropriate Hygiene Products for Maximum Smile Protection

After years of research, we're confident in saying that brushing and flossing daily are essential for maintaining a healthy mouth. A mere five minutes a day performing these tasks Read More

Studies Show Vaping May Not Be Safer for Oral Health Than Tobacco

There's ample evidence tobacco smoking increases your risk for tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease. But the same may be true for electronic cigarettes (E-cigs): Although millions have turned Read More

Smoking Increases Your Risk for Gum Disease

There are important reasons not to smoke, like minimizing your risk for deadly diseases like heart disease or lung cancer. But here's another good reason: Smoking increases your risk Read More

What You Can Do About Bad Breath (Unless You're a Famous Actress Pranking Your Co-Star)

Hollywood superstar Jennifer Lawrence is a highly paid actress, Oscar winner, successful producer and…merry prankster. She's the latter, at least with co-star Liam Hemsworth: It seems Lawrence deliberately ate Read More

What Veneers Can Do for Your Smile

Say hello to the smile you’ve always wanted. Do you wish your smile looked just a little whiter, a little straighter, a little more…perfect? If you are dealing with cosmetic Read More

Take These Steps to Alleviate Chronic Dry Mouth

You might be noticing some changes as you get older: You're getting winded easier and you're wondering why book or magazine print has suddenly shrunk (it didn't). Perhaps you've Read More

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

Enjoy Your Ice Cream - But Just a Little for Your Dental Health's Sake

If you love ice cream, then you'll get a kick out of this: Your favorite treat has its own month. That's right, July is National Ice Cream Month, when Read More

Find Out How These Famous Celebrities Protect Their Smiles From Teeth Grinding

The fast-paced world of sports and entertainment isn’t all glitz and glamour. These high-profile industries create a unique kind of emotional and mental stress on celebrities. For many of Read More

Porcelain Veneers Could Change Your Smile and Your Life!

If you have a less than attractive smile due to some moderate imperfections, dental veneers may be the answer. This relatively inexpensive dental restoration may be the key to Read More

3 Reasons a Root Canal Treatment Might Fail and What You Can Do About It

It's not an exaggeration to say the modern root canal treatment has saved millions of teeth over the last century. Without this procedure, there's not a lot we can Read More

Here's the Scoop on Your Upcoming Root Canal

You might be a bit apprehensive if your dentist recommends a root canal treatment, especially if it's your first. That's understandable: Popular culture has portrayed the root canal as Read More

The Smile Problems That Invisalign Can Treat

At Harbor Mesa Dental Care in Costa Mesa, CA, Drs. Sanacore, Dr. Kunert and Dr. DeBourg-Shilaimon offer a popular orthodontic system. Invisalign clear aligners move teeth gradually and precisely into Read More

Listen to Ellen DeGeneres: Don't Think You Can Get Away Without Flossing!

This year's Carol Burnett Award, presented at the Golden Globes, goes to Ellen DeGeneres for her “outstanding contributions to the television medium on or off the screen.” This is Read More

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