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Anchorage Tools Help Orthodontists Correct Complex Bite Problems

While braces are often the stars for straightening smiles, they're not the only cast members in an orthodontic production. Orthodontists occasionally turn to other appliances if the bite problem Read More

"Tooth, Heal Thyself" May Soon Be a Reality

Although dental care has made incredible advances over the last century, the underlying approach to treating tooth decay has changed little. Today’s dentists treat a decayed tooth in much Read More

Healthy Smiles for Alfonso Ribeiro and Family

If there's anything that makes Alfonso Ribeiro happier than his long-running gig as host of America's Funniest Home Videos, it's the time he gets to spend with his family: Read More

Preventing Decay in Primary Teeth Promises Better Health Now and Later

True or false: there’s no cause for concern about tooth decay until your child’s permanent teeth erupt. False—decayed primary teeth can lead to potentially serious consequences later in life. Although “baby” Read More

Do a Little Extra Food Prep to Ease TMD Discomfort

Because it requires jaw movement, eating can be difficult and painful if you have a temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). During flareups you may switch to foods that are easier Read More

A Little Orthodontic Magic Could Help an Impacted Tooth Erupt

Bite problems aren't limited to teeth simply out of position. The problem could be some teeth aren't there—visibly, that is. They still exist below the gums and bone, but Read More

Singer Dua Lipa Sees the Wisdom in Postponing Tour Dates

When die-hard music fans hear that their favorite performer is canceling a gig, it’s a big disappointment—especially if the excuse seems less than earth-shaking. Recently, British pop sensation Dua Read More

Get Ahead of a Developing Cross-Bite with This Early Intervention Measure

Applying braces or clear aligners to move misaligned teeth is only part of an orthodontist's overall mission to eliminate poor bites (malocclusions). Sometimes a malocclusion isn't caused by the Read More

3 Tips for Successful, Safe Home Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening or bleaching is one of the most affordable and least invasive ways of improving your smile. Although the effect fades with time, whitening can make dull and Read More

Do This for Your Dental Health Before, During and After Cancer Treatment

Although cancer treatment has advanced steadily in recent decades, the most used therapies continue to be radiation and chemotherapy to eradicate cancerous cells. And while they often work, both 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

Orthodontics Could be the Smile Transformer You've Been Looking For

When designing your new smile, we have a lot of options for changing how individual teeth look: from whitening discolored teeth to replacing missing teeth with life-like dental implants. Read More

Early Orthodontic Techniques Could Stop Growing Bite Problems

The longer many health problems go on, the worse they become. Treating them as early as possible could stop or slow their development. That holds true for poor bites: while Read More

Manage Your GERD Symptoms to Prevent Enamel Erosion

Most dental problems arise from tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease. But they aren't the only source of danger to your teeth—gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) could be just as Read More

Crazy Little Thing Called... Hyperdontia?

The movie Bohemian Rhapsody celebrates the iconic rock band Queen and its legendary lead vocalist, Freddie Mercury. But when we see pictures of the flamboyant singer, many fans both 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

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