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The Facts and Mysteries of Bruxism

Bruxism is what dentists call teeth clenching and teeth grinding. The symptoms…


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The Link Between Gum Disease and Heart Disease

Recent studies have revealed that there is a strong correlation between gum…


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Dental Bridges Abridged

There are many ways to replace missing teeth and restore your smile, and…


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Choosing Among the Different Types of Dental Practices

Most patients, especially those in suburban areas near cities, have two choices…


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The Causes of Wisdom Tooth Pain

Generally speaking, there are two types of wisdom tooth pain: the kind that…


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What to Do If Your Tooth Gets Knocked Out

While we all experienced losing teeth as a right of passage through childhood,…


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Know Your Dental Specialties: Orthodontist

Simply put, an orthodontist is a type of dentist. However, many people don't…


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What Do Denture Wearers and Astronauts Have in Common?

The answer: Bone loss. A common legend says that an astronaut who returned to…


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Know Your Dental Specialties: Periodontist

A periodontist is a fully trained dentist who specializes in treating…


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How Dental Implants Were Invented

Perhaps the earliest example of dental implants were seashells found in the jaw…