Flossing Once a Day: How to Build the Habit

How to Make Flossing a Daily Habit Are you an all-star when it comes to brushing your teeth but a rookie on the flossing front? Brushing our teeth is a straightforward, instantly rewarding task, a morning-evening routine that makes our mouths feel clean and breath minty fresh.

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Smile Again With Hybrid Dentures

Smile Easy Again with Fixed Hybrid Dentures If you’ve suffered from tooth loss, bone loss, or periodontal disease, you may be hesitant to smile big – or at all. But with innovations like fixed hybrid dentures making mouth restorations quicker, more effective, and less expensive, a beautiful smile may be in your future.

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Get to Know Your Teeth

Teeth help us chew, talk, and smile, but they aren’t just white hunks of enamel attached to your jawbone. Those 32 white wonders in your mouth are highly developed tools, each featuring distinct parts designed to perform a specific job.

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Quit Smoking and Save Your Teeth

If you’re still hanging onto a smoking habit, booking regular visits to the dentist is a must. This highly addictive habit has major consequences for your oral health, including gum disease, tooth loss, and even oral cancer.

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Got Dental Distress?

A Checklist for Better Managing Dental Anxiety Some fear about visiting the dentist is normal, right? After all, you’re leaving wide open a sensitive area of your face for someone to poke and prod around in there.

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Teeth Brushing: You Asked, We Answered!

Brushing your teeth can feel a lot like driving a car—you’ve been doing it so long now you’re on autopilot every time you saddle up to the sink. But proper brushing takes more attention than most people give it.

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Oral Cancer: 8 Signs You May be at Risk

Did you know nearly 150 Americans will be newly diagnosed with mouth cancers every day, according to the Oral Cancer Foundation? Most are found as late-stage cancers, with a death rate of about 43 percent at five years from diagnosis.

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The Survival Guide to Wisdom Teeth

When it comes to your wisdom teeth, understanding when and why they may need to go is what’s most important to your oral health care. Wisdom teeth are a bit like the appendix—at one point necessary for our survival, but now no longer so useful.

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The Psychology of Your Smile

A smile is so much more than just a set of teeth, and it’s much more powerful than you may think. In fact, psychological research has suggested that our smiles are the windows to our souls.

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