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Antibiotics Before Implant Surgery Could Lower Infection Risk in Some People

If you're considering dental implants, they'll need to be surgically placed in the jaw bone. But don't be alarmed — it's a relatively minor procedure that usually requires nothing Read More

Jamie Foxx Chips a Tooth - This Time by Accident!

Some people are lucky — they never seem to have a mishap, dental or otherwise. But for the rest of us, accidents just happen sometimes. Take actor Jamie Foxx, Read More

Local Anesthesia is a Key Part of Pain-Free Dental Work

We can easily take for granted the comfort we now experience when we undergo dental work. For much of human history that hasn't been the case. Local anesthesia has been Read More

Kathy Bates Plays It Smart With Professional Teeth Whitening

Academy Award-winning actress Kathy Bates knows how important it is to present your best face to the world — and one of the most important features of that face Read More

Help 'De-Stress' Your Child's Dental Visits with these Tips

Regular dental visits are just as important for healthy teeth and gums as daily brushing and flossing. Not only will these visits reduce the amount of hidden or hard Read More

Jimmy Fallon Can’t Catch a Break - Except in His Tooth

Want to know the exact wrong way to pry open a stubborn lid? Just ask Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC-TV’s popular “Tonight Show.” When the 40-year-old funnyman had trouble Read More

3 Surprising Foods That Could Help You Fight Tooth Decay

You've no doubt heard about certain foods and beverages that increase your risk for dental disease. These foods, often high in added sugar or acid, can lead to tooth 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

Effective Dental Care Depends First on Getting the Big Picture

You might see your teeth and gums as separate parts of your mouth. But we dentists see them as a unified biological system, each of them contributing to your Read More

Actor David Ramsey Says: Don't Forget to Floss!

Can you have healthy teeth and still have gum disease? Absolutely! And if you don’t believe us, just ask actor David Ramsey. The cast member of TV hits such Read More

Extracting Certain Teeth can Boost Orthodontic Effectiveness

We treat most malocclusions (bad bites) with braces or clear aligners. But not all malocclusions are alike — some can require extra procedures to achieve successful results. One such example Read More

Eden Sher and the Lost Retainer

Fans of the primetime TV show The Middle were delighted to see that high school senior Sue, played by Eden Sher, finally got her braces off at the start Read More

Topical Fluoride Adds Extra Protection against Tooth Decay

Protecting a child's primary (“baby”) teeth from tooth decay should be a top priority. If one is lost prematurely due to decay, it could cause the permanent tooth to Read More

Dr. Travis Stork: Don't Ignore Bleeding Gums

Are bleeding gums something you should be concerned about? Dear Doctor magazine recently posed that question to Dr. Travis Stork, an emergency room physician and host of the syndicated Read More

Certain Mouth Rashes Don't Respond to Topical Steroid Treatments

You've been treating a persistent rash around your mouth with medicated ointments, but it's not going away. The problem may be the ointment — it could actually be sustaining Read More

Dr. Travis Stork: If Only I'd Worn A Mouthguard!

If we could go back in time, we all probably have a few things we wish we could change. Recently, Dr. Travis Stork, emergency room physician and host of Read More

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