3D Printed Dental Work by Subhashish Panigrahi on Wikimedia

3D Printing Helps Replace Patient’s Jaw

Date: Oct 22, 2014

A man in Bangalore was fitted with a 3D printed denture that served to replace not just his teeth, but the roof of his mouth. Cancer and Complications The man was diagnosed with oral cancer, which had to be surgically removed. The cancer was so…

A woman's bright, white smile

DIY Teeth Whitening Doesn’t Work, Damages Teeth

Date: Oct 15, 2014

Practically everyone is looking to whiten their teeth these days. And practically everyone is looking for ways to use homemade, do-it-yourself (DIY) solutions that allow them to avoid paying for sometimes expensive services. Enter the DIY solution, in which people follow a recipe they found…

Vodka Cranberry by John Phelan on Wikimedia

Alcohol Makes Smiles More Contagious, for Men

Date: Oct 08, 2014

According to a recent study by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, alcohol consumption makes smiles more contagious, but only for men. Researchers think this is an important insight because it highlights the crucial role alcohol plays in many male bonding rituals. Why Measure a…

Dental Implant Success

Will Your Dental Implant Succeed?

Date: Oct 01, 2014

The good news is that, overall, the odds are the answer to that question is “Yes”! After all, somewhere in the range of 95% of are successful. However, there are many factors that contribute to the success or failure of your dental implant, and it’s…

Wear at the Gumline Could Be Due to Bruxism

Date: Sep 24, 2014

, or clenching the teeth, can be very damaging. It not only results in wear at the top of our teeth, it can also cause excessive wear at the gumline, what is often described as cervical notching. How Enamel Is Affected by Tooth Clenching Tooth…