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Keep a Watchful Eye on Your Child's Teeth Grinding Habit

More than one parent has wakened in the middle of the night to an unnerving sound emanating from their child's bedroom. Although it might seem like something from the Read More

How You Too Could Have Lindsey Vonn's Viral Video Smile Makeover

Instagram, America's humongous digital photo and video album, is chock-full of the silly, mundane, and poignant moments of people's everyday lives. That includes celebrities: Tom Hanks buying a used Read More

Here's What To Do for 4 Kinds of Dental Injuries

Although kids are resilient, they're not indestructible. They're prone to their share of injuries, both major and minor—including dental injuries. It's common for physically active children to suffer injuries to Read More

What You Can Do To Reduce Gum Problems While Wearing Braces

Wearing braces can ultimately give you a healthier and more attractive smile. In the short-term, though, your gums in particular may be in for a rough ride. While we're all Read More

4 Reasons to Consider Dental Implants

Along with fessing up to cherry tree surgery and tossing silver dollars across the Potomac River, George Washington is also famously known for wearing wooden dentures. Although we can't Read More

How George Clooney Made Over His Smile and How You Can Too

Since his breakout role as Dr. Doug Ross in the 90's TV drama ER, George Clooney has enjoyed a blockbuster career as an award-winning actor, director and producer. He's Read More

Take Care of Your Gums - And Your Gums Will Take Care of Your Teeth!

Even masterpiece paintings need an appropriate frame. Likewise, our gums help bring out our teeth's beauty. But gums are more than enhancements for our smile appearance—they're also critical to good Read More

Plaque Removal is the Top Priority for Preventing or Treating Gum Disease

Tooth loss is often the unfortunate conclusion to a case of untreated periodontal (gum) disease—incentive enough to try either to prevent it or aggressively treat an infection should it Read More

There Are a Several Possible Causes for a Gummy Smile

Besides straight and translucent teeth, an attractive smile has another important component: balance. In a great smile, the visible areas of the teeth and gums are in balanced proportion Read More

Unlike Brad Pitt, You Didn't Mean To Chip Your Tooth. We Can Still Fix It

It's not unusual for serious actors to go above and beyond for their roles. They gain weight (or lose it, like Matthew McConaughey for True Detective). They grow hair—or Read More

Surgical Cleft Correction Candidate for a Modern Day Miracle

Once consigned to an extraordinary divine intervention, the term "miracle" is often used today for anything out of the ordinary. But even if the usage has become a little Read More

A Better Version of a Denture or Bridge With Dental Implants

A wise sage once said the largest room in the world is the "room for improvement." Indeed, many modern advances would never have happened if someone hadn't first asked, Read More

Gum Swelling Can Happen With Braces - Here's How to Avoid It

A few months into wearing braces you may notice your gums are swollen. It's likely you've developed periodontal (gum) disease. Gum disease is a bacterial infection that usually begins with Read More

Take It From Taylor Swift - Losing Your Orthodontic Retainer is No Fun

For nearly two decades, singer-songwriter Taylor Swift has dominated the pop and country charts. In December she launched her ninth studio album, called evermore, and in January she delighted Read More

5 Tips Students (and Everyone Else) Should Heed for Healthy Teeth and Gums

Though it sounds like an elite academic society, "The Freshman 15" is anything but. The phrase stands for the weight, pegged at 15 pounds, that many incoming students gain Read More

Drawing Impacted Teeth Out of the Gums Could Help Normalize a Smile

We instinctively know when a smile looks normal—and when it doesn't. It could be that something simply looks out of place like crooked teeth. But we might also notice Read More

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