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Good Oral Hygiene Made All the Difference for Ballroom Dance Star Cheryl Burke

Growing up with a dentist stepdad, Cheryl Burke of Dancing with the Stars heard a lot over the years about the importance of good oral hygiene — in particular, the benefits of using dental floss. “My dad would say, ‘make sure you floss,’ but I never really listened to him. I was very, very stubborn,” Cheryl told Dear […]

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The Importance of the Age One Dental Visit

Did you know that the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that all children have their first dental visit by the age of one? You might be surprised by this recommendation, since most children do not have many teeth at this age. However, it is important to start your child early on the path of […]

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From Model to Mogul, Kathy Ireland Maintains a Sparkling Smile

You may have seen Kathy Ireland on the cover of Sports Illustrated, but did you know that she is now a business mogul? Through it all, Ireland has kept her model good looks, and that includes a bright, glowing smile. In a recent interview with Dear Doctor magazine she said that keeping her smile has required ongoing maintenance […]

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Identifying the Source of Mouth Pain Leads to More Efficient Treatment

You have a toothache… or do you? That's not a facetious question — sometimes it's difficult to determine if it's your tooth that hurts, your gums or both. It's even difficult at times to pinpoint which tooth may be hurting. This is because the pain can originate from a variety of causes. Determining the cause […]

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Learn About Living the Life You Love with Designer Nate Berkus

Design expert and television celebrity Nate Berkus has definite ideas about how to live. In a recent interview, he explained his ideas on design. He also talked about health, and how he keeps his teeth and mouth healthy. From an initial design makeover that he did eight years ago on the Oprah Winfrey Show, Berkus has […]

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Prevention is the Key in the Fight Against Periodontal Disease

Billions of bacteria live in each of our mouths, sharing a common environment with teeth and soft tissues. Most of the time, they coexist in symbiotic balance. But sometimes that balance becomes disrupted, leading to a destructive condition known as periodontal disease. From the Latin peri (“around”) and the Greek odont (“tooth”), periodontal refers to the tissues that are […]

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The Tiger and Mike Tyson's Teeth

Mike Tyson's gap-toothed smile is part of athlete-turned-celebrity's signature look. During his two-decade career as a professional boxer, the former heavyweight champion has been known for both giving — and occasionally receiving — knockout punches. But the story of how he lost one set of front teeth is a bit more unusual. In a recent […]

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Oral Cancer Overview: What You Should Know

Cancer is never a pleasant topic. Yet, rather than wish it away, many people have chosen to take an active and positive role in the prevention and early detection of the disease. Did you know that you and your dentist, working together, can help identify a major class of cancers in the early stages? Let's […]

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Shaquille O'Neal's Slam Dunk Against Sleep Apnea

You may think snoring is a minor problem, but it can be a lot more than that. Just ask hoops star Shaquille O'Neal, whose rambunctious snoring bothered his girlfriend enough for her to suspect a health problem. Her observations eventually led to Shaq's diagnosis of moderate Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), which occurs when the soft […]

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Five Things to Know about Orthodontic Treatment

A beautiful smile has been proven to enhance your confidence and self-esteem. However, not everyone was born with the perfect smile. If you have an overbite, crowding of the teeth, too much space in between your teeth or missing teeth, then you may be a candidate for orthodontic treatment. With orthodontic treatments, teeth are moved […]

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