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5 Odd Tales About Famous People And Their Teeth

We’re all familiar with George Washington and his wooden teeth, but people throughout history have been using dental work as a way of modifying their appearance for years, and choosing to avoid it. 5 Odd Tales About Famous People And

5 Tips to Protect Your Enamel

Looking to learn about your tooth enamel? Keep reading this article to find out what enamel is and what it does. If you want to keep your teeth healthy for the long haul, it’s imperative to practice good dental hygiene,

Dentist Practices And The Link Between HPV And Oral Cancer

Dentists are increasingly being called upon to screen for and treat evidence of oral HPV virus in our patients. The human papillomavirus, or HPV, is the most common form of disease sexually transmitted. The virus found in the mouth and

Cool Facts On Medieval Dentistry

You might wonder if a smile was held in esteem in the Middle Ages. Did people care about their teeth? Absolutely! Literature shows that white teeth and dental health were very important to medieval people, and definitely held in high

What is the Difference Between Plaque and Tartar?

Do you think that plaque and tartar are one in the same? If you do, you are not alone. However, people in that camp are unfortunately incorrect. Although the two are related, they are actually different. Keep reading to learn

Oral Dysesthesia – Burning Mouth Syndrome

Oral dysesthesia is pain that originates in the central nervous system. It’s usually associated with patients that have multiple sclerosis (MS), but patients with diabetes, Lyme disease and Guillain–Barré syndrome also have oral dysesthesia. Patients who have other types of

What Winter Holidays Can do to Your Mouth (and How to Save it)

The holidays are gearing up, which means it’s time for parties, presents and mistletoe! Although oral health may be the last thing on your mind, ‘tis the season to be thinking about it. With the drastic weather changes and holiday

Gingivitis: You Probably Have It

Gingivitis is an incredibly common condition, so much so that most people will have it at some point in their lives. Many people live with the disease and think it’s perfectly normal. Unfortunately, left untreated, gingivitis can lead to periodontal

4 Things To Do In Petaluma In The Winter

With the winter season upon us, we’d like to explore some favorite past times around the city. Whether it’s exploring downtown or basking in holiday cheer, Petaluma offers fun for the whole family. 4 Things To Do In Petaluma In

Ingenuity and Practical Application: The History of the First Root Canal Instruments

The story of the very first root canal instruments like the ones we use today possesses something of a legendary status among dentists. It’s the kind of story your professors in college like to tell novice practitioners due to the