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'Dental Therapists' Filling Gaps In Rural Dentistry Care

Last updated: 09/17/2019

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — It can be hard to keep smiles healthy in rural areas, where dentists are few and far between and residents often are poor and lack dental coverage. Efforts...

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School kids get teeth checked

Last updated: 09/17/2019

Alicia Harrison wanted the pre-kindergarten students at Avenue A School, 111 S. Madison St., on Friday to open their mouths wide and look up at the ceiling. Then she wanted them...

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Easy Rinse Reduces Risk of Gum Disease

Last updated: 09/16/2019

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nearly half of American adults aged 30 years and older (47.2 percent) suffer from some form of gum...

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Dentist shares his fail-safe tips for toothbrush training your toddler

Last updated: 09/16/2019

It's almost impossible to get most kids excited about brushing their teeth, but thankfully there are some ways to make it easier.  For most children, brushing their teeth twice...

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A Review by the Sacramento Dentistry Group

Last updated: 09/16/2019

The website of the Sacramento Dentistry Group recently received a request regarding fluoridated dental floss. Why would an oral hygiene company create fluoride-impregnated...

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How to Choose the Right Dentist for Your Child

Last updated: 09/16/2019

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that kids should visit a pediatric dentist when their first tooth comes in or no later than their first birthday.  Here's...

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Gum Disease and Men

Last updated: 09/16/2019

Research has found that periodontal disease is higher in men (56.4 percent) than in women (38.4 percent). This may be because men are less likely to go to the dentist or because...

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Why having white teeth doesn’t mean they are healthy

Last updated: 09/15/2019

Most of us would like to have a gleaming white smile, filled with teeth that would make a Hollywood actor proud. Studies show that 18-52% of people are dissatisfied with the...

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Perio-Implant Advisory

Last updated: 09/15/2019

A new coronally advanced, noninvasive, soft-tissue grafting technique: Bernotti V-Y Flap Ana Luisa Bernotti, DDS, discusses a new noninvasive soft-tissue grafting technique—the...

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Combating Tetracycline Stains. What Works?

Last updated: 09/15/2019

Living with tetracycline-stained teeth can be both a challenge to your self-esteem and a challenge for your dentist to correct. Those brownish-gray stains caused by exposure to...

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