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Some Bite Problems May Require the Help of Other Tools in Conjunction With Braces

If you're into social media, you might have run across the idea that there's nothing to straightening your teeth. According to some SM influencers, you can even do it Read More

Could a Dental Bridge Be a Better Choice Than Implants?

What a difference forty years can make: Dental bridges once occupied the top spot for choices to replace missing teeth until the arrival of dental implants in the 1980s. Read More

Mike Tyson: The Prizefighter Prizes His Unique Smile

Mike Tyson made a splash when he faced off against sharks during the Discovery Channel's Shark Week 2020. But there's bigger news for fans of the former undisputed world Read More

A Mild NSAID May Be All You Need To Manage Discomfort After Dental Work

Undergoing dental work is for the most part a pain-free affair. But once you're home and the anesthetic begins to wear off, you may have some discomfort. Fortunately, most post-procedure Read More

Targeted Tooth Removal Could Aid Treatment for Certain Bite Problems

Before we begin correcting a malocclusion (poor dental bite), we need to ask a few questions: How extensive is the malocclusion? How far must we move the teeth to Read More

4 Things You Can Do To Protect Oral Health During Cancer Treatment

Despite momentous strides in recent years in the fight against cancer, treatments can still disrupt normal life. Both radiation and chemotherapy have side effects that can cause problems in Read More

Pop Star Demi Lovato Pops Out Jay Glazer's Tooth

Singer and actor Demi Lovato has a new claim to fame: formidable martial artist. When she is not in the recording studio, on stage or in front of the Read More

Use Appropriate Hygiene Products for Maximum Smile Protection

After years of research, we're confident in saying that brushing and flossing daily are essential for maintaining a healthy mouth. A mere five minutes a day performing these tasks Read More

If You Thought the Last Century Was Amazing for Dental Care, Just Wait

What a difference a hundred years can make—especially the last one hundred. In the early 20th Century, trains were the prime mode of cross-country transportation, electrical power was not Read More

Mouth Breathing Can Lead to Serious Oral Problems, Especially for Children

It's normal for people to breathe through their nose. And for good reason: Nasal breathing filters contaminants, warms and humidifies incoming air, and helps generate beneficial nitric oxide. Chronic Read More

Miley Cyrus's Little Secret: Straightening Her Smile With Lingual Braces

Miley Cyrus's rise to fame began when she was cast in the Disney series Hannah Montana. She played the title character, Hannah Montana, a famous singing star hiding her Read More

Take These Steps to Alleviate Chronic Dry Mouth

You might be noticing some changes as you get older: You're getting winded easier and you're wondering why book or magazine print has suddenly shrunk (it didn't). Perhaps you've Read More

Your Age Won't Necessarily Decide Against Straightening Your Smile

It’s something you think about often—especially when you look in a mirror or at a photo of yourself. You wish something could have been done about it a long Read More

Acid Reflux Could Lead to Tooth Damage

Your tooth enamel’s main nemesis is oral acid: normally produced by bacteria, foods or beverages, acid can dissolve enamel’s mineral content and cause erosion and decay. But acid might Read More

What Tara Lipinski Does to Protect One of Her Most Valuable Assets - Her Smile

Tara Lipinski loves to smile. And for good reason: The Olympic-gold medalist has enjoyed a spectacular career in ladies' figure skating. Besides also winning gold in the U.S. Nationals Read More

This Oral Appliance Could Help Solve Your Sleep Apnea Problem

Millions of people have obstructive sleep apnea—and some don’t even realize it. That’s because even though these airway-blocking episodes can occur several times a night, they may only last Read More

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