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  • Spice Up Your Teeth
    As a member of the best-selling pop group Spice Girls, Mel C (AKA Sporty Spice) enjoyed her share of musical superstardom. At the band’s peak in the Nineties, the Read more
  • Preventing Dental Disease Starts with Assessing Your Unique Risk
    Over the last century dentistry has acquired the knowledge, techniques and treatments to prevent or minimize tooth decay. With this enhanced knowledge we’ve amassed a wealth of data about Read more
  • What Made American Idol Finalist Elliott Yamin Smile?
    One day, while looking at old pictures of himself, 34-year-old American Idol finalist Elliott Yamin noticed something peculiar. “I [had] figured out how to kind of smile without displaying Read more
  • Oral Health Can Prove Challenging in Your Senior Years
    A focus on dental care in senior citizens is just as important as it is for children. Indeed, oral health in your later years can be a major factor Read more
  • Olivia Newton-John Learned Healthy Oral Habits From Mom
    Olivia Newton-John, now in her early 60's, is still a fresh-faced picture of health — with a radiant smile to match. How does she do it? She does it Read more
  • Paying Attention to Certain Factors Helps Ensure Successful Implant Outcomes
    Implants are highly regarded by both dentists and patients for their versatility and durability. But it’s their life-like appearance that “seals the deal” as the restoration of choice — Read more
  • The Tiger and Mike Tyson's Teeth
    Mike Tyson's gap-toothed smile is part of athlete-turned-celebrity's signature look. During his two-decade career as a professional boxer, the former heavyweight champion has been known for both giving — Read more
  • Teeth Make a Picture-Perfect Smile
    When you’re posting a profile photo on LinkedIn, Facebook, Match.com and other social media sites, which shot is likely to make the best impression in terms of “likeability,” “competence” Read more
  • A Royal Fix
    So you’re tearing up the dance floor at a friend’s wedding, when all of a sudden one of your pals lands an accidental blow to your face — chipping Read more
  • Word Quiz on Oral Hygiene
    Yes, you brush your teeth every day. But how much do you really know about this important habit? Test your knowledge with our quiz on dental vocabulary. Choose the correct Read more
  • Take a Lesson From Hockey Player Mike Bossy
    It might seem that adults who play aggressive, high-contact professional sports (ice hockey, for example) have the highest chance of sustaining dental injuries. But for many — like NHL Read more
  • Keeping the Lid on Acid to Protect Your Tooth Enamel
    Enamel — that tough, outermost tooth layer — protects your teeth from all sorts of hazards, from bacterial attack to temperature extremes. But although the hardest substance in the Read more
  • Padma Lakshmi's Smile: A Recipe for Beauty
    Before she began hosting the long-running TV competition Top Chef, Padma Lakshmi was a well-known model and successful cookbook author. (Appropriately, she is said to have been “discovered” by Read more
  • Cosmetic Dental Options - Time For Change
    Most dental treatment has a cosmetic aspect to it since in the act of “restoring” teeth they are made to look better. The word “cosmetic” comes from roots meaning, Read more
  • Giuliana Rancic Prepares for Her Son's First Dental Visit
    When Giuliana Rancic, long-time host of E! News, first saw her new son, she said it was “the best single moment of my life.” Recently, on the eve of Read more
  • Winning the Battle Over Tooth Decay
    Tooth decay (also known as caries by professionals and as cavities by consumers) is an infectious disease process that damages tooth structure. Cavities, hollowed-out holes in the teeth, are Read more