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A new understanding of the oral microbiome is shedding light on the relationship between periodontitis & systemic diseases, such as CVD, COPD, and cancer.
Teledentistry is being used to straighten teeth at home. For certain patients, it is a less costly, more convenient alternative to traditional orthodontia.
Eighteen percent of people would rather wash dishes and 14% would rather clean toilets than floss. Water flossing offers a more palatable alternative.
There's evidence on both sides of the fluoride debate that can help you arrive at your own conclusion about the safety & effectiveness of fluoride for oral health.
Veteran dental care benefits can be quite confusing. Dr. Greg Grillo has written a primer that can help you access the benefits that you qualify for.
Pregnancy can have adverse effects on the oral cavity so moms-to-be should be extra vigilant about their oral health during that time.
There are many advantages of Invisalign over traditional braces for achieving a healthy, attractive smile. However, they are not appropriate for everyone.
Many popular teeth whitening myths are just plain wrong. Get the facts by consulting a dentist you trust before embarking on any whitening treatments.
If you have been following your oral care regimen faithfully and are still fighting decay, what you’re eating could be contributing to your cavities.
As the political debates about health insurance rages on, the issue of how to improve oral health in the U.S. is largely ignored.
An orthodontist’s job goes far beyond just creating beautiful smiles. They are an important part of the dental team for optimal dental and general health.
If your child's filling falls out, stay calm, be soothing, and ease the pain. Here are some simple tips you can follow until you see your child's dentist.