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The 13 Oddest Dental Facts

Posted July 28, 2013

Peculiar Dental Facts Crazy information floats around about your mouth and teeth and you may wonder whether it is true or false. It’s hard to believe, but evidence supports that some of these crazy details are, in fact, true. So, the next time you brush your teeth, eat a snack, or flash a friendly grin, […]

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How To Camouflage Yellow Teeth

Posted July 21, 2013

Less Than Pearly White? Camouflage! Having white teeth has become an important aspect of looking our best. Even though various methods of whitening, such as hydrogen peroxide gels, bleaching kits, and professional laser treatments, can dramatically whiten teeth, not everyone is best suited for them. Many people either cannot afford whitening treatments or products, have […]

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Crazy Cosmetic Dental Procedures

Posted July 14, 2013

Up until the last few years, the only time that someone could be seen with pointy teeth was around Halloween. However, popular trends, ancient traditions, and mere shock value have encouraged some people to visit the dentist for more than just your common teeth cleaning. A procedure called “yaeba,” which means “double tooth” in Japanese, […]

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The Purpose of Teeth

Posted June 30, 2013

What is the Purpose of Each Type of Tooth? There are many components that make up the mouth, such as the gums, tongue, and salivary glands. However, it is the teeth that seem to get the most attention when people want to achieve or maintain a healthy mouth. Even though all 32 teeth are made […]

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Toothpaste Research

Posted June 24, 2013

With so many toothpaste brands on the market, it can be overwhelming to decide which one is best for you. With so many varieties to choose from, it’s no wonder we need a little help: you’ve got traditional paste, advanced gels, and special varieties for sensitive teeth, whitening, or enamel protection, among others. Pretty much […]

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How to Avoid Bad Breath

Posted June 21, 2013

Don’t Get Caught with Bad Breath! Face it: having bad breath stinks, both literally and figuratively. Someone with offensive-smelling breath (halitosis) may feel uncomfortable when talking to others, but what’s worse is when they don’t realize there is a displeasing smell coming from their mouth. This often occurs because the nose adjusts to filter out […]

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Fluoride and Tooth Decay

Posted June 16, 2013

Study Shows Fluoride in Drinking Water Helps Prevent Tooth Decay Recently, researchers at the University of North Carolina and the University of Adelaide, Australia found strong evidence suggesting that many more people than previously thought can benefit from fluoridated water. Published in March, the study is the first population-level study of its kind. It indicates […]

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The Connection Between Oral and Physical Health

Posted June 15, 2013

One of the largest health epidemics in the United States today is obesity. Obesity is associated with a large number of other serious conditions and diseases, including diabetes, heart disease, and even some forms of cancer. Obesity is a major health concern for a large percentage of Americans, and new research suggests that obesity is […]

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Why You Should Wear Your Retainer

Posted June 11, 2013

During the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, which aired back in February, there was quite a buzz surrounding what country music artist Faith Hill was wearing. However, it wasn’t her dress or shoes that were getting all the attention, but rather her braces. When previously asked by a radio station why she was wearing the orthodontic […]

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Tax on Sugary Drinks To Improve Children’s Health

Posted June 09, 2013

Although my practice is located in Beverly Hills, California, I like to stay informed about worldwide issues concerning oral health. I’m particularly interested when something in the news could improve oral health, especially that of children. New developments in other nations that promote healthy teeth and gums could eventually be implemented here in the United […]

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