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Research Explains Why Diabetes Patients Are Vulnerable to Gum Disease

Dentists, doctors and medical researchers have known for years that a link exists between diabetes and periodontitis, or gum disease, but they’ve struggled with pinpointing the exact origin of the connection. New research indicates that the connection has to do with changes in the oral microbiome (the collection of bacteria and other microbes that live […]


This 10-Second Toothbrush Has the Internet in an Uproar

A super-fast, fully automatic toothbrush called the Amabrush is creating a stir on Kickstarter. Amabrush’s campaign raised more than 3 million Euros, far surpassing the original goal of 50,000 Euros. So what has people so excited?   The Amabrush comes in three parts: the mouthpiece, the hand piece and the toothpaste capsules. The mouthpiece contains […]


Are You Sick of Coffee Staining Your Teeth?

Some of us can’t wake up all the way until we’ve had a nice, fresh cup of coffee. But while many of us love the aroma and taste, we don’t love the stain and discoloring it causes on our teeth.   Coffee Stains on Teeth There are two types of stains when it comes to […]


Treating Jaw Joint Pain

Many patients suffer from joint and muscle pain. Dr. Pappas has spent over 20 years of his career learning and perfecting ways to help alleviate this pain. Using a combination of neuromuscular dentistry and centric relation dentistry, Dr. Pappas helps patients achieve a better bite and, in turn, decreases their discomfort and TMJ-related pain.   […]


Say Goodbye to Tetracycline Stains

One of the things many people worry about most when it comes to their smile is the color. Thanks to advances in dental medicine, it has never been easier to whiten your teeth. In fact, there are so many options that it often leaves people overwhelmed by which is best. For those that suffer from […]


Why Teens Should Be Skipping the Sports Drinks

It looks healthier so it must be right? That’s the idea that many children and adults have when it comes to sports drinks. While just about everyone now knows that water is best, many believe sports drinks come in at a close second. But sadly, that’s just not the case. In fact, some sports drinks […]


Research Finds Many Children Under Two Are Not Visiting the Dentist

When a baby’s first tooth comes in, it can be an exciting moment for the parents. For many, it’s the first time they suddenly ask themselves, ‘when should we be taking them for their first dental visit?’. New research says that parents likely don’t know the answer to this question, and it could be causing […]


Contouring Isn’t Just a Makeup Technique

Contouring is all the rage right now. There are countless tutorials all over the internet to help perfect the makeup technique that allows us to emphasis certain areas of our face to reshape the way it looks. Of course, as soon as the makeup is wiped off, our faces return to their natural shape. But […]


Missing Teeth? Replace them with Dental Implants

If you’re missing teeth, dental implants could be the right solution for you. The American College of Prosthodontists says that 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth and that number will continue to grow. The good news is if you’re one of those you don’t have to resign yourself to living with missing teeth. […]


4 Challenges of Caring for Your Teeth After 60

Aging isn’t something we always want to think about, especially when it comes to our health, but it’s important to arm yourself with information so you can live a long, healthy and happy life. No matter how well you care for your teeth, they age as you do. One thing that isn’t as inevitable as […]


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