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To Extract or not Extract? The Big Decision About Your Child's Wisdom Teeth

Your child's permanent teeth come in gradually, starting just as they begin losing their primary ("baby") teeth and not ending until late adolescence or early adulthood. That's when the Read More

Diabetes Doesn't Have to Stop You From Getting an Implant - if it's Under Control

You would love to replace a troubled tooth with a dental implant. But you have one nagging concern: you also have diabetes. Could that keep you from getting an Read More

Taking a Trip Abroad? Do This to Protect Your Dental Health

With summer vacation season in full swing, you and your family might be planning a trip away from home, maybe even far from home. If you’re vacationing out of Read More

Which Teeth Whitening Method is Right for You?

Do you want a whiter smile? Chances are good that if you are reading this it’s because you want to brighten your smile. You might even be wondering what your Read More

NBA Player's Injury Points Out Need for Mouthguards

Basketball isn't a contact sport—right? Maybe once upon a time that was true… but today, not so much. Just ask New York Knicks point guard Dennis Smith Jr. While Read More

As Summer Heats Up, Be on Your Guard for Tooth Injuries

Each year, the National Safety Council recognizes June as National Safety Month. It's the perfect time to focus on safety: With summer temperatures heating up, so do sports and Read More

Primary Teeth are Critical to Future Dental Health and Worth Preserving

Ask any kid and they'll tell you just how valuable "baby" teeth really are—out of the mouth, of course, and under their pillow awaiting a transaction with the Tooth Read More

4 Affordable Ways to Transform Your Smile for a Once-In-A-Lifetime Moment

People improve their smiles for a lot of reasons: to better their career prospects, to put some juice in their social lives or just to do something special for Read More

Nancy O'Dell on Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids

When Entertainment Tonight host Nancy O’Dell set out to teach her young daughter Ashby how to brush her teeth, she knew the surest path to success would be to Read More

What Invisalign Can Do For You

Straighter teeth aren't the only advantage of Invisalign, the innovative orthodontic treatment that offers an alternative to metal braces. Both teens and adults can enjoy several benefits of the orthodontic Read More

How Dentists Provide Your Child the Benefit of X-Rays as Safely as Possible

X-ray imaging is such an intricate part of dentistry, we usually don't think twice about it. Without it, though, the fight against dental disease would be much harder. At the Read More

You Might Avoid a Root Canal with This Tooth-Saving Procedure

The sooner you get treated for tooth decay, the less likely you'll lose your tooth. That could mean a simple filling—or you might need a root canal treatment if Read More

Transforming Your Smile with Veneers, Step by Step

Dental veneers are a great way to transform a smile without the expense or effort often required of other restorations. These thin layers of dental material adhere to the Read More

Lady Gaga Wasn't "Born This Way?"

Sometimes, looking at old pictures can really bring memories back to life. Just ask Stefani Germanotta—the pop diva better known as Lady Gaga. In one scene from the recent Read More

A Minor Procedure Could Make Breastfeeding Easier for You and Your Baby

The American Academy of Pediatrics and other healthcare organizations recommend breastfeeding as the best means for infant feeding. While bottle feeding can supply the nutrition necessary for a baby's Read More

A Dental Exam Could Uncover an Eating Disorder

After your son or daughter's dental exam, you expect to hear about cavities, poor bites or other dental problems. But your dentist might suggest a different kind of problem Read More

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