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New Study Confirms Benefits of Sugar-Free Gum

In 2016, a study in the British Dental Journal found that sugar-free gum could save the United Kingdom millions of pounds in dental costs per year, if only twelve-year-olds would chew more of it.

If that sounds incredible, wait until you hear the numbers from the latest study in the American Journal of Dentistry. But first, […]

By |August 17th, 2017|Cavities, Preventive Dentistry|Comments Off on New Study Confirms Benefits of Sugar-Free Gum

Get Back the Smile of Your Youth!

Remember when you were eighteen? Most of us can only daydream wistfully about the shape our bodies were in at that age — young, strong, and undamaged by the passage of time. Unfortunately, we can’t stay that way forever. And while recapturing some aspects of your youth may be challenging or even impossible, there’s good […]

By |August 10th, 2017|Dental Implant, Porcelain Veneers, Reconstructive Dentistry|Comments Off on Get Back the Smile of Your Youth!

Researchers Find New Possible Cause of Tooth Decay

Starting off with good oral health as a child is a vital step to establishing good oral health for life. Unfortunately, it’s not unusual for children to suffer tooth decay. Whether it’s a result of a sugar-heavy diet, poor education or guidance in at-home dental hygiene practices, limited access to dental care, or some combination […]

By |July 26th, 2017|Cavities|Comments Off on Researchers Find New Possible Cause of Tooth Decay

Is Your La Croix Addiction Hurting Your Enamel?

If you aren’t a sparkling water addict, you probably know someone who is. The fizzy, often subtly flavored beverage seems to be one of those habits people get hooked on, with some people drinking more carbonated water than flat water on the average day. But while it may be a healthy, more hydrating alternative to […]

By |July 19th, 2017|Oral Health, Teeth|Comments Off on Is Your La Croix Addiction Hurting Your Enamel?

Are Mail-Order Braces Too Good to be True?

If you’re interested in straightening your teeth, you may have heard about a new braces alternative that gets mailed straight to your house. It’s less than half the cost of traditional braces, and you never have to visit the dentist at all. Does that sound too good to be true? That’s probably because it is.
Getting […]

By |July 12th, 2017|Clear Braces|Comments Off on Are Mail-Order Braces Too Good to be True?

Sleep Apnea, High Blood Pressure Go Hand-in-Hand

High blood pressure, known in the medical community as hypertension, comes with a collection of increased risks that range from unpleasant to deadly. But did you know that sleep apnea carries those same risks?

How Sleep Apnea and Hypertension Connect
So far, it’s unknown whether or not sleep apnea and hypertension’s relationship is one of cause […]

By |June 29th, 2017|Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Sleep Apnea, High Blood Pressure Go Hand-in-Hand

Carrie Fisher’s Death is a Reminder to Take Sleep Apnea Seriously

When Carrie Fisher died in December of 2016, many saw it as the final and lowest blow of a year that took beloved celebrity after beloved celebrity, including Prince, David Bowie, and George Michael.

Fisher was not only Princess Leia of 1977’s Star Wars: A New Hope, a vibrant young star who charmed the world, but […]

By |June 22nd, 2017|Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Carrie Fisher’s Death is a Reminder to Take Sleep Apnea Seriously

Are You Too Old for Braces?

When most people think of braces, they imagine a pimpled teenager with a mouth full of shiny metal brackets and wires. This is an image of orthodontics that has been burned into our minds thanks to teen comedies and cartoonishly exaggerated portrayals of orthodontics in pop culture. And while most of us know that adults […]

By |June 14th, 2017|Clear Braces, Six Month Smiles|Comments Off on Are You Too Old for Braces?

For Healthy Teeth, You Need Healthy Gums

When we talk about oral health, it’s too easy to only discuss the teeth. But the environment that our teeth exist in is just as important to overall oral health as the teeth themselves. In fact, the soft tissues in the mouth can even be more important than the teeth they support.
The Role of the […]

By |May 31st, 2017|Gum Disease, Oral Hygiene|Comments Off on For Healthy Teeth, You Need Healthy Gums

Why Do Americans Smile More?

Here in America, the smile is a staple of day-to-day life. Businesses boast “service with a smile” and publicize that they are hiring “smiling faces.” In fact, the presence of a smile on an American’s face at any given time is so expected that if you don’t have one, you may be told you have […]

By |May 24th, 2017|Cosmetic Dentistry, Smile Makeover|Comments Off on Why Do Americans Smile More?
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