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This February, Show a Little Love to Both Your Heart and Your Gums

It’s February and time for a little heart love. And not just the Valentine’s Day kind: February is also American Heart Month, when healthcare providers promote cardiovascular health. That Read More

A Loose Tooth is a Sign of Deeper Dental Trouble

A loose primary (“baby”) tooth is often a cause for celebration. A loose permanent tooth, however, is a cause for concern. A permanent tooth shouldn't even wiggle. If you have Read More

The Howie Mandel Effect: Avoid Dental Disease Through Daily Brushing and Flossing

Howie Mandel, one of America’s premier television personalities, rarely takes it easy. Whether performing a standup comedy gig or shooting episodes of America’s Got Talent or Deal or No Read More

Here's How to Cut Through All the Choices to Find Your Right Toothbrush

Henry Ford famously said a customer could have any color they wanted on their Model T “as long as it was black.” Those days are over—today’s cars and trucks Read More

Follow the Fast-Food Lead: Cut Back Sodas in Your Child's Diet

You can find some version of the ever popular kids’ meal at most major fast-food restaurants. It’s a neat little package: child’s size portions of burgers, chicken nuggets or Read More

New "Behind the Teeth" Braces Could Give You the Advantage of "Invisibility"

Orthodontic braces are a familiar sight, especially among tweens and teens: metal brackets and wires attached to the front of the teeth for all to see. Now imagine 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

'Prepless' Veneers can Transform Your Smile Without Altering Your Teeth

Porcelain veneers represent one of the best values in cosmetic dentistry, capable of radically changing a person’s smile with little tooth surface preparation. Still, the small amount of tooth Read More

4 Foods That Are Good for Both Your Mouth and Your Body

You can't separate your oral health from your overall health. What's beneficial for your body in general is usually beneficial for your teeth and gums. Take the foods you eat: Read More

Beat Dental Plaque While Wearing Braces with These Tools and Tips

Wearing braces will probably never make your list of Most Pleasurable Life Experiences: you'll have to avoid certain foods and habits, endure some occasional discomfort, and perhaps feel some Read More

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair

As is the case with most celebs today, Beyonce is no stranger to sharing on social media… but she really got our attention with a video she recently posted Read More

That Scalded Feeling Isn't in Your Head - It Could Be Burning Mouth Syndrome

Most of us have encountered something hot that’s burned or scalded the inside of our mouth—not a pleasant feeling. But what if you have a similar burning sensation without Read More

This Rare Tongue Condition Often Looks Worse than it Actually is

There are a few mouth conditions so rare most of us have never heard of them. Geographic tongue would fall into this category, affecting only one to three percent Read More

Improving Hygiene Skills Maximizes Removal of Disease-Causing Plaque

Your mouth is teeming with bacteria—millions of them. But don't be alarmed: Most are benign or even beneficial. There are, however, some bacteria that cause tooth decay or periodontal Read More

NBC Star Delivers a Message about the "Perfect" Smile

Sometimes it seems that appearances count for everything—especially in Hollywood. But just recently, Lonnie Chaviz, the 10-year-old actor who plays young Randall on the hit TV show This Is Read More

Two Mouth and Face Pain Disorders and What You Can Do About Them

Chronic pain affects the quality of life for an estimated 50 million adults in the U.S. alone. The American Chronic Pain Association designates September as “Pain Awareness Month” to Read More

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