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Don't Eat 'Motorized' Corn on the Cob and Other Dental Safety Tips

We're all tempted occasionally to use our teeth in ways that might risk damage. Hopefully, though, you've never considered anything close to what singer, songwriter and now social media Read More

Do You Have Enough Supporting Bone for an Implant?

Upgrades can be exciting—moving on to a larger house, the latest smartphone, or maybe a new car. And, the same can apply with tooth replacements: Maybe you're ready now Read More

Dental Implants Could Help Preserve Bone After Tooth Loss

Losing teeth can make it more difficult to eat, not to mention the effect it can have on your smile. But that could be just the beginning of your Read More

Dental Hygiene and Care Critical During Cancer Treatment

After months or even years of radiation or chemotherapy, the words "cancer-free" is music to your ears. Your joy and relief, though, may be tempered by the toll these Read More

Craft a Custom Care Plan by Identifying Your Individual Risk for Tooth Decay

Although we've known for some time how tooth decay forms, it's still prevalent across the population—even more so than cancer or heart disease. Along with gum disease, it's a Read More

Cracked Mouth Corners: How to Resolve This Irritating Problem

In addition to the usual tooth and gum problems, dentists also see patients with soft tissue infections in and around the mouth. One of the more common of these Read More

Could a Metal Allergy Stop You From Getting Dental Implants?

The subject of allergies covers a wide swath in medicine. Among other things, people have allergic reactions to animal fur, various foods and plant pollen. The effects are equally Read More

Chronic Dry Mouth Is More Serious Than an Unpleasant Feeling

It's normal to have occasional mouth dryness—that "cotton mouth" feeling when you first wake up or after eating a spicy meal. It soon dissipates, though, leaving you no worse Read More

Certain Drugs for Osteoporosis Could Impact Your Dental Care

Osteoporosis is a serious bone weakening disease in older adults that can turn a minor fall into a major bone fracture. But the condition could also impact dental treatment—triggered Read More

Buffalo Bills' Stefon Diggs Knows There's Never a Bad Place to Floss

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stefon Diggs wrapped up the NFL regular season in January, setting single-season records in both catches and receiving yards. The Bills handily beat the Miami Read More

Acid Reflux Could Be Damaging Your Teeth

Your tooth enamel is often under assault from oral acid produced by bacteria and certain foods. Unless neutralized, acid can erode your enamel, and lead to destructive tooth decay. But Read More

A Routine Dental Procedure Saves This MLB Standout's Broken Tooth

During this year's baseball spring training, Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton got into a row with a steak dinner—and the beefsteak got the better of it. During his 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

4 Ways Alcohol Could Affect Your Oral Health

Fermented and distilled beverages have been a part of human culture for millennia. They help us celebrate the joys of life and the companionship of family and friends. But Read More

4 Tips for Improving Daily Brushing and Flossing

Two important practices boost your protection from dental disease: twice-a-year dental visits; and daily brushing and flossing. Of the two, that second one could be the most important. Personal oral Read More

4 Things You Can Do to Foster Better Oral Health for a Person With Disabilities

According to the World Health Organization, more than 1 billion people around the world have a disability. That's one in eight individuals of all ages who may need assistance Read More

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