14
March
2017

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Protection Against Concussions for Young Athletes

With the spring sports season just around the corner, parents and players are starting to think about equipment, practices, games and some good, healthy competition. However, with the recent spotlight on concussions due to sports related injuries, parents around the nation are understandably worried. Researchers are busy looking for solutions to minimize the risks while […]

09
March
2017

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Never Worry About Teeth Stains Again

Wondering what all the hype is about when it comes to porcelain veneers? Started in Hollywood to improve the teeth of stars on the big screen, the almost instant results and the wide range of issues that veneers can fix have made them wildly popular. Thanks to advances in modern dentistry, people around the nation […]

08
March
2017

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3 Myths Perpetuating the Fear of Root Canals

One of the most feared dental procedures of all time is the root canal. The interesting part is the ones who fear them most are the ones who have never had to have one. Those who have had root canals know that thanks to modern advances in dental technology, the procedure is typically painless. This […]

07
March
2017

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Ten Crazy Facts About Teeth

Everybody loves fun facts. Maybe you store away all your little-known tidbits of information for trivia night or for the day your dreams come true, and you make it onto Jeopardy. Whatever the reason, here are ten interesting and not very well known facts about teeth.

07
March
2017

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The Women Who Paved the Way for Female Dentists

March is Women’s History Month and to honor how far women have come in dentistry and the strides female dentists have made, let’s take a look back at three women who played a pivotal role in fighting for women’s rights and pushing the imposed boundaries set to hold them back. Lucy Beaman Hobbs Taylor (1833-1910)

07
March
2017

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A Guide to Mouth Sores

It can be alarming when you discover the source of that pain in your mouth is a sore of some kind. Many times the culprit is something simple and nothing to cause serious concern, but the signs may point to something more serious.

11
February
2017

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The Real Reason Behind this Real Housewife’s Appearance

Celebrities are helping spread the word about the benefits of Botox for those suffering from jaw pain associated with TMJ disorders. Bethenny Frankel, star of The Real Housewives of New York City and founder of Skinnygirl Cocktails received some attention in the media lately regarding plastic surgery. At an event in NYC, she explained to […]

09
February
2017

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Did Whiter Teeth Help These Presidents Win the Election?

The presidential candidate with the whitest teeth has won the election every time since 1992, according to a study sponsored by Luster Premium White. The study used photographs taken on the campaign trail of each candidate to compare the color of their teeth. The findings were quite astonishing: · 1992: Bill Clinton’s teeth were much […]

08
February
2017

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Young Father Dies After Tooth Infection Spreads to Lungs

Vadim Kondratyuk died last week after an infection in his tooth spread to his lungs, according to the GoFundMe page set up by friends and family. The 26-year-old truck driver was on a route to New York when his mouth became swollen and painful enough to stop at a dentist while passing through Oklahoma. After […]

08
February
2017

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5 Ways to Put Yourself First and Feel Great About It

In honor of February’s International boost your self-esteem month, let’s look at a few ways to focus on you for a change. During the winter months that come after the holidays, many people find themselves in a slump. After the excitement of parties, presents and time off work, it can be hard to get back […]