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Myths about Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom Teeth are Useless One of the common myths about wisdom teeth is that they serve no purpose in the mouth. Some people claim that wisdom teeth are a vestigial structure, like the appendix, and that there is no need for these teeth. However, research has shown that some humans … Read More

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Do You Need Implants?

Do you need dental implants? There are a few things you should know before scheduling a consultation with your doctor. Dental implants have proven to be a reliable replacement for thousands each year, offering a solution for those bearing the consequences of oral decay or physical damage. Know the basics … Read More

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Everyday Dental Techniques

Brushing your teeth: it seems like a no –brainer, right?  Like many daily routines, you may find yourself standing in front of the mirror each morning and night brushing your teeth with little to no regard for your method of brushing. Forcefully scrubbing your teeth won’t make them any cleaner, … Read More

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UCLA School of Dentistry Receives Funding From First 5 LA

The UCLA School of Dentistry received $11 million in funding from First 5 LA, a child advocacy and grant-organization based in the Los Angeles area. The funding is aimed at increasing the accessibility of dental care toward children and pregnant women. More specifically, the funding will allow for the creation … Read More

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Tips to Banish Bad Breath

When someone has bad breath, it’s the elephant in the room: do you offer them a piece of gum? Do you back up to give them more space? The fact of the matter is that nobody is a fan of stinky breath, The most obvious choice would be to brush … Read More

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Ötzi the Iceman and his Unfortunate Dental Problems

The oldest wet mummy in the world, Ötzi, was found in a melting glacier just over 20 years ago in the Italian Alps. The 5,300 year old prehistoric iceman had a problem that many people seem to have even thousands of years later: bad teeth and stinky breath. During Ötzi’s … Read More

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Coo Coo for Coconuts: How Oil Can Help Fix Your Teeth

Coconut oil has long been revered for its nutritional, industrial and medicinal value for generations. Now current research indicates the application of coconut oil could prove highly beneficial in regards to combating tooth decay. A study conducted through the Athlone Institute of Technology found that coconut oil, once digested, attacked … Read More

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Why Veneers?

Sometimes you might feel embarrassed because of a missing tooth or other cosmetic flaws on your teeth, but with the advancements in dental technology it is possible to give you the bright smile you’ve always wanted. So, why veneers? Veneers are extremely realistic looking porcelain teeth which bond to the … Read More

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