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If a Root Canal Won't Work, This Procedure Might Save Your Tooth

Root canal treatments are the go-to procedures dentists use to treat a tooth with advanced internal decay that has resulted in the pulp (nerve) dying. And for good reason: Read More

With Outdoor Sports (Hopefully) Poised to Begin, Be Prepared for Oral Injuries

National Physical Fitness & Sports Month in May, sponsored by the President's Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition, is a fitting time to encourage us to play sports. Many Read More

Treating Gum Disease may Require Invasive Procedures

Periodontal (gum) disease causes more than simple gum swelling—this bacterial infection can harm and destroy your teeth’s supporting structures, including the bone. Its aggressiveness sometimes requires equally aggressive treatment. Gum 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

The Negative Effects of Tooth Loss

Find out what happens if you don’t treat your tooth loss. If you are an adult who is missing one or more teeth, it’s important that you don’t just ignore this Read More

4 Things You Can Do to Avoid Damage From Gum Recession

Gum recession is a serious oral condition in which the gums shrink back or “recede” from their normal position around the teeth. Because they're the primary protection for teeth Read More

Lingual Braces Offer a Less Visible Alternative to Traditional Braces

We’re all familiar with tried and true traditional braces and perhaps with newer clear aligners for realigning teeth. But there’s an even more novel way that’s quickly becoming popular: Read More

The Unique Benefits of Dental Implants

Find out why so many adults are turning to dental implants to replace their missing teeth. Since dental implants mimic the functionality and aesthetics of a real tooth. This tooth Read More

Periodontal Surgery Allows us to Access Deep Surfaces for Plaque Removal

All treatments for periodontal (gum) disease focus on one goal — to remove any bacterial plaque and calculus (hardened plaque deposits) that are at the heart of the infection. Read More

Margot Robbie Knows: A Great Smile Is Worth Protecting

On the big screen, Australian-born actress Margot Robbie may be best known for playing devil-may-care anti-heroes—like Suicide Squad member Harley Quinn and notorious figure skater Tonya Harding. But recently, Read More

3 Things You Can Do to Help Your Child Avoid Tooth Decay

As a parent, you’re all about helping your kids grow up healthy. But there are some obstacles that can make that difficult. One in particular is tooth decay, which Read More

Here's How to Avoid Dry Socket After Tooth Extraction Surgery

Surgical tooth extraction is a fairly routine procedure with few complications. But one rare complication called dry socket does affect a small number of patients. Dry socket, which derives Read More

Test Your Expertise in Caring for Your Child's Dental Health With This Short Quiz

Your child’s current dental care sets the stage for good oral health later in life. It’s essential, therefore, that you know how best to protect their teeth and gums. Read More

Your Cosmetic Dentistry Options

Too often, people choose to live with cosmetic dental issues because they assume making improvements will require complicated dental procedures. Fortunately, enhancing your smile may be easier than you think. Read More

Steely Dan Founder's Death Highlights Importance of Early Cancer Detection

Fans of the legendary rock band Steely Dan received some sad news a few months ago: Co-founder Walter Becker died unexpectedly at the age of 67. The cause of Read More

You May Need Something Other Than Ointment to Clear up This Facial Rash

During your latest dental cleaning and checkup, your dentist notices a skin rash around your mouth. You sigh—it’s been going on for some time. And every ointment you’ve tried Read More

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