New ADA Report Names Top 3 Oral-Health Problems
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New ADA Report Names Top 3 Oral-Health Problems

What are the most common oral health problems Americans are facing today? The Health Policy Institute, a research division of the American Dental Association, recently released the results…

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The Top 10 Reasons for Tooth Pain
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The Top 10 Reasons for Tooth Pain

Tooth pain can range from mild and fleeting to throbbing and constant but the mechanism behind what you’re feeling is often the same: the nerves in the pulp…

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What Is Periodontal Disease?
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What Is Periodontal Disease?

You probably know that with proper care, your teeth can last a lifetime. But did you know that decay isn’t your teeth’s only enemy? Periodontal disease, which is…

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The Real Dangers of Snoring
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The Real Dangers of Snoring

While snoring maybe something we laugh about in the movies or on TV, in real life it can literally be life threatening. For some people, snoring can develop…

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Do You Have Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)?
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Do You Have Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)?

Are you a loud, habitual snorer? Has your sleeping partner ever witnessed you choking, gasping, or holding your breath during sleep? Do you regularly feel un-refreshed, even after…

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Can You Cure Chronic Bad Breath?
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Can You Cure Chronic Bad Breath?

If you suffer from chronic bad breath and have always wondered if there is a cure, then you are not alone. Bad breath affects 50% of the U.S.…

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Do I Have the Symptoms of a Future Root Canal Problem?
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Do I Have the Symptoms of a Future Root Canal Problem?

When all the tissue inside your tooth (pulp chamber) dies, including the nerve, the pain may be acute, even excruciating! Many times the pain goes away temporarily, but…

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Is Chipping a Tooth Really that Big of a Deal?
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Is Chipping a Tooth Really that Big of a Deal?

Dentists are frequently asked questions about chipping a tooth—“Is it that big a deal? Doesn’t it depend on how big the chip is? I mean if it is…

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Understanding the Causes of Dry Mouth
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Understanding the Causes of Dry Mouth

Xerostomia (“xero” = dry, “stomia” = mouth) is a common condition that affects millions of people each year. And even though so many people deal with this issue,…

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Are Canker Sores Contagious?
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Are Canker Sores Contagious?

Though often confused with cold sores or fever blisters that are contagious, canker sores are not and are a problem that nearly everyone will deal with at some…

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