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Is 2020 the Right Year for You to Get Braces?

If you’re unhappy with crooked teeth, you’ve probably been considering braces. Maybe you’ve been putting it off for a while, unsure what to do about your teeth. But the time for uncertainty might be over. Now is a great time to get braces. Here’s why.  Better Orthodontic Options Than Ever Now is an exciting time ...

Ancient Humans Lacked Cavity-Causing Bacteria

This week we learned of an exciting scientific discovery. Researchers used a 5700-year-old piece of “chewing gum,” to reconstruct the genome of the young woman who chewed it. But it wasn’t just her DNA they discovered in the gum. The gum was also full of the oral bacteria in the woman’s mouth when she chewed ...

Keeping Teeth Shiny Helps Them Stay Healthy

Keeping your teeth beautiful isn’t just for vanity. Beyond the appearance benefits when it comes to getting a date or getting a job, many of the things that make teeth beautiful are closely related to their health.  That’s true of the shine on your teeth. If you can keep your teeth shiny, they are more ...

Smartphone Use Linked to Children’s Teeth Injuries

Smartphones are fun and useful, and the age at which kids get them keeps getting younger. This is good in some ways, because the younger they start using technology, the more proficient they can become. But there are also some drawbacks, especially when it’s time for them to put their phone down and do homework, ...

The Dental Dangers of Football (And How You Can Avoid Them!)

Temperatures drop, leaves yellow and fall and stadiums start to fill up. With the return of fall comes the return of football. Whether you live for the thrill of tackling that running back or the thrill of watching your favorite player on the big screen, your teeth may not be on the forefront of your ...