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  • Master Illusionist Benefits from the Magic of Orthodontics
    Magician Michael Grandinetti mystifies and astonishes audiences with his sleight of hand and mastery of illusion. But when he initially steps onto the stage, it’s his smile that grabs Read more
  • Changes in Bone Structure can Affect Denture Fit
    It’s a common problem for denture wearers: after years of a comfortable fit, your dentures now seem to be uncomfortably loose. The reason, though, may have more to do 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
  • Dental Implants and Diabetes
    Today, dental implants are an increasingly popular option for replacing lost teeth — an issue faced by many older Americans. It’s not hard to see why these high-tech prosthetic Read more
  • Signs It's Time for a Tooth Extraction
    Find out if your dental problems could be telling you that it’s time to have your tooth removed. No one wants to think about it, but there might come a time Read more
  • No "Glee" in Tooth Grinding
    Sure, it’s big news when celebs tweet selfies from the dental office… if you’re still living in the 20th century. But in Hollywood today, it’s harder to say who Read more
  • You may need a Periodontist to Fully Treat Your Gum Disease
    In the fight against dental disease and other conditions your general dentist is your first line of defense for prevention strategies and treatment. Sometimes, however, your condition may require 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
  • Simple Procedure Could Reduce Biting the Inside of Your Mouth
    Somewhere between bites during a recent meal, the inside of your cheek found itself in the way of your teeth. You winced with pain at the resulting bite, and Read more
  • A Royal Fix
    So you’re tearing up the dance floor at a friend’s wedding, when all of a sudden one of your pals lands an accidental blow to your face — chipping Read more
  • What Are Interceptive Orthodontics?
    In the past, it was common for a Lincolnwood, IL dentist to wait to offer orthodontic services until the patient was between 12 and 14 years old and already had Read more
  • Effective Oral Hygiene is Key to Disease Prevention While Wearing Braces
    While braces are a tried and true method for achieving a more attractive smile, they may also give rise to problems with dental disease. This is because their hardware Read more
  • Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
    A woman as gorgeous and funny as Sofia Vergara surely planned to be a model and actress from the get-go, right? Wrong! Sofia’s first career choice actually was to Read more
  • NSAIDs for Pain Management is Safe - if Used Properly
    Millions of Americans regularly use ibuprofen to manage minor pain and swelling. As with other fields in healthcare, the drug is a mainstay in dentistry especially for post-procedural discomfort. Read more
  • Nancy O'Dell on Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids
    When Entertainment Tonight host Nancy O’Dell set out to teach her young daughter Ashby how to brush her teeth, she knew the surest path to success would be to Read more
  • Five Facts about Bacteria
    Bacteria are bad… right? They can cause diseases like pneumonia, strep throat, and tooth decay. They are the reason we wash our hands with soap (or antibacterial gels) and Read more

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