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Correcting a Poor Bite Improves Dental Health as Well as Smile Appearance

Overbites, underbites, crossbites—these are just a few of the possible malocclusions (poor bites) you or a family member might be experiencing. But no matter which one, any malocclusion can Read More

Your Veneers Have 'Staying Power' - if Cared for Properly

Porcelain veneers are excellent for restoring otherwise sound teeth that are stained, chipped or slightly misaligned. But the question for many is, are they long-lasting? Just as the term is Read More

Janet Jackson: Even pop stars get insecure about their smiles!

Multi-platinum recording artist Janet Jackson has long been known for her dazzling smile. And yet, Jackson admitted to InStyle Magazine that her trademark smile was once a major source Read More

The Case for Moving Just a Few Teeth Orthodontically

We often associate orthodontics with moving several teeth on the upper or lower arches (or both) with braces or clear aligners. But not all patients require a major endeavor Read More

It's National Gum Care Month - Take Care of Your Gums

September is National Gum Care Month, an ideal time to talk about how to keep your gums healthy. Unfortunately, nearly half of adults have gum disease, which can damage Read More

Look After Your Teeth During Cancer Treatment to Avoid Dental Disease

Cancer treatment can be an all-out battle with intense side effects for your entire body. One particular area that can suffer is your mouth. Chemotherapy and radiation target and destroy Read More

Actress Emma Stone Reveals How Thumb Sucking Affected Her Teeth

It's no secret that many of Hollywood's brightest stars didn't start out with perfectly aligned, pearly-white teeth. And these days, plenty of celebs are willing to share their stories, Read More

World Cup Soccer Coach-Dentist Saves the Day!

If you followed the 2018 FIFA World Cup Soccer games, you probably know that one of this year’s biggest surprises was the debut of the team from Iceland—the smallest Read More

Treating a Child's Tooth Injury May Require Special Consideration

Often as children grow older, their participation in sports or similar activities increases. While generally encouraged, this greater activity does increase injury risk, especially to the mouth. In fact, the Read More

Removing Teeth Could Improve an Orthodontic Outcome

Teeth crowding is a difficult bite problem (malocclusion) that often involves the entire jaw structure to be evaluated. Normally occurring when the jaw doesn’t have adequate space for normal Read More

Fan of Superhero Film Black Panther Breaks Steel Wire...with Her Mouth!

Some moviegoers have been known to crunch popcorn, bite their fingers or grab their neighbor’s hands during the intense scenes of a thriller. But for one fan, the on-screen Read More

RPDs Offer Another Tooth Replacement Option for those on a Tight Budget

Durable as well as life-like, dental implants are by far the preferred method for replacing missing teeth. But they can be costly and, although not as much, so can Read More

No- or Minimal-Prep Veneers Reduce Permanent Alterations to Your Teeth

Porcelain veneers are positive proof that unattractive teeth don't always require an intensive restoration to regain their beauty. These thin layers of translucent porcelain — custom-designed and color-matched to Read More

Artificial Sweeteners Could Help You Reduce the Risk of Dental Disease

We’re all familiar with “naughty” and “nice” lists for food: “nice” items are beneficial or at least harmless; on the other hand, those on the “naughty” list are not Read More

A Different Kind of "Chip Shot" for Pro Golfer Danielle Kang

While the sport of golf may not look too dangerous from the sidelines, players know it can sometimes lead to mishaps. There are accidents involving golf carts and clubs, Read More

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Teeth Whitening

Transforming your smile doesn’t necessarily require complex treatments like orthodontics, dental implants or porcelain veneers. Sometimes a little brightness can mean all the difference in the world. Bleaching (or teeth Read More

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