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How to Alleviate Fear of Braces

Orthodontic braces can be a daunting subject. Many people are afraid when they're told they need braces.

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The 4 Types of Teeth and How They Function

Your teeth and the structure of your mouth play important roles in your ability to eat, speak, and stay healthy.

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The Most Common Dental Problems

Dental problems are never any fun, but the good news is that most of them can be easily prevented.

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Dental Implants

Dental implants are a popular and effective way to replace missing teeth and are designed to blend in with your other teeth. Learn more here:

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Oral Cancer Awareness

Learn how a routine visit to her dentist saved her life!

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Abscessed Tooth

An abscessed tooth is an infection caused by tooth decay, periodontal disease or a cracked tooth. To watch a quick video and to learn more, click here:

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Do You Grind Your Teeth?

Teeth grinding (bruxism) can be caused not just by stress and anxiety but by sleep disorders, an abnormal bite or teeth that are missing or crooked.

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February is National Children's Dental Health Month.

Learn the basics of children's oral health here:

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Fascinating facts about past presidents and their connections to dental health.

Our country's commanders in chief have quite the history with their teeth.

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8 Bad Brushing Habits to Break in 2020

When you brush twice a day, every day, it's easy to fall back on familiar habits (which might not always be the best for your teeth). 8 brushing habits you can improve in 2020.

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Calculating the Correct Portion Sizes for Weight Loss

Understanding the right portion size for you is necessary for maintaining a healthy weight and a key ingredient to any successful weight-loss program.

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Depression Tips for the Holidays

If you have or are prone to depression, the holidays can be a particularly difficult time. Limiting holiday stress by having a plan can be helpful.

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6 Ways to Keep Your Smile Bright This Holiday Season:

Tooth-friendly stocking stuffers, music while brushing, gift ideas for houseguests, whitening, and more!

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What Can You Do About Sensitive Teeth?

If you pass on hot or cold drinks because you know they'll make your teeth hurt, it may be time to talk to your dentist about the possibility that you have sensitive teeth.

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The Caregiver's Guide to Dental Health

If you're one of the 44 million family caregivers in the United States, you've got a lot on your mind. However, keeping your loved one's mouth healthy is important for their dental health, overall health and so much more.

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7 Tooth-Friendly Halloween Treats:

Do dentists give out candy for Halloween? You'd be surprised how many do!

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10 Healthy Late-Night Snacks

Satisfy the midnight munchies with these nutritious nibbles...just don't forget to floss and brush before bed!!

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The Unexpected Dangers of Gum Disease

Gum disease is common and unpleasant, but, according to a growing body of evidence, it could also play a role in a surprising range of seemingly unrelated health problems.

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The Life of a Tooth: A Visual Timeline

Check out how your teeth and mouth change in every stage of life.

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12 Signs You Need to See a Dentist:

Even if you don't have any symptoms, checkups are important because they can help prevent problems from developing and treat existing symptoms before they become more advanced.

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How to Structure Your Child's Nighttime Routine

Brush, Book, Bed, a program of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), has a simple and clear message for parents.

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Aging and Your Oral Health

For older adults, maintaining good oral health may be critical to overall wellness, quality of life and maintaining a beautiful smile.

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Happy Fourth of July!

Celebrate Independence Day with these free worksheets! Print them today:

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3 Tips for Healthy Summer Smiles

Summer sun brings summer fun. While warm months are perfect for spending time together, summer vacation can also throw off your usual dental routine. Here are three ways to prevent summertime tooth decay:

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Pregnant? 9 Questions You May Have About Your Dental Health

If you're a mom-to-be, don't forget to give your smile some extra TLC! Find out why:

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Choosing Wisely: 5 Things Every Family Should Know About Dental Health

Taking care of your family's dental health is a big responsibility. Here are a few smart choices you can make along the way to keep everyone's smiles healthy:

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The Connection Between Sleep Apnea and Oral Health

Sleep apnea can contribute to oral health problems and dental problems can also cause sleep apnea.

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month.

Here is what you should know about the top 5 risk factors:

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The Health Benefits of Calcium

Did you know? 99% of the body's calcium supply is stored in the bones and teeth.

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