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Give Thanks for Healthy Teeth
Digital Vision / Getty Images Fall is upon us and Thanksgiving is here. As you gather with friends and family for your magnificent feast this year, it s important to remember…

Shine On
Want a Hollywood smile but don t have a superstar bank account? Here are three ways to quickly get you ready for the paparazzi. If your teeth are crooked, stained, chipped, have gaps, or are damaged from grinding, there are several things you can do to improve your smile.

Attacking Disease-Causing Bacteria Using Winemaking Waste
A class of chemicals in red wine grapes may significantly reduce the ability of bacteria to cause cavities, according to a study published recently in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. The findings suggest that specific polyphenols, present in large amounts in fermented seeds and skins cast away after grapes are pressed, interfere with the ability of bacteria to contribute to tooth decay.

Braces Don t Have to be Nightmare this Halloween
Photo Jeffrey Collingwood October is National Orthodontic Health Month and Halloween candy can be a nightmare for trick-or-treaters with braces, but it doesn’t have to be! Certain candy should be avoided…

Dentistry can be Fascinating!
ballyscanlon / Getty Images Have you ever wondered who the first dentist was or how dentistry came about and did George Washington really have wooden teeth? Did you know…

In Battle Against Tooth Decay Simple Push Fillings Preferred Over Crowns
The Hall Technique, which uses preformed metal crowns pushed onto teeth with no dental injections or drilling, is favoured over traditional “drill and fill” methods by the majority of children who received it, reveals research published in the online open access journal BMC Oral Health. Tooth decay can be slowed, or even stopped, when it is sealed into the tooth by the crown.

Keep Tooth Decay Away
Photo Sarah Nixon Halloween is over, but if your house is anything like mine, candy is still lingering all over the place. It’s important for children to brush at least…

Oral Purpuric Macules
Mechanical trauma to the oral lining can produce a variety of clinical lesions. The purpuric macule is produced by a blunt traumatic insult to the skin.