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CPAP Machines and COVID-19

A new study shows that the aerosolization produced by CPAP machines may make it easier to contract COVID-19.

Oral Hygiene and Coronavirus

Maintaining proper oral hygiene during the COVID-19 pandemic is extra important. But it’s also a bit more difficult with many dental offices closed for appointments.

Home Remedies for TMJ Dysfunction Pain

With many patients on quarantine, TMJ dysfunction pain could be left untreated. Here are some solutions to treat these conditions at home.

Beware These Enamel-Damaging Behaviors

Tooth enamel is strong, but it’s not indestructible. Here are some things patients should steer clear of doing if they want to avoid damage to their tooth enamel and teeth.

Oral Health and Quarantine

With so many people home, we may have a lot of extra time on our hands. Use that time to improve oral health!

Oral Health and Diabetes Risk

How often should we be brushing our teeth? The standard recommended by dental experts has long remained two times per day for 2 minutes at a time, minimum, but is that really good enough? More importantly, is good enough really good enough? A new study in Diabetologia, the journal of the European Association for the …

Fun Facts About Your Smile

A smile can light up the room, as they say. It has the power to bridge language barriers and age barriers, and studies have shown that the teeth and smile are the first things people notice about you when they meet you. But a smile isn’t just a tool to help you in social situations, …

Sleep Apnea Increases Gestational Diabetes Risk

Obstructive sleep apnea in pregnant women may increase their risk of developing gestational diabetes. This pregnancy-related condition can cause high birth weight in babies and increase the mother’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes later in life.

What Is Epigenetic Dentistry?

Epigenetic dentistry is a specialized form of dentistry that grows the jaw to its optimal size. Here’s how it can help patients.

Protecting Against COVID-19

Follow these helpful steps to help contain the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Most important: Wash those hands!

Bad Posture Can Worsen TMJ Symptoms

Poor posture can have an effect on the total body, including the temporomandibular joint. Learn more about treatment for poor posture and TMJD.

How the Sun Can Benefit Oral Health

Sunlight can provide vitamin D, which has benefits for oral health in the form of calcium production, prevention of infections and protection against gum disease. But too much sun can lead to burns, even on the mouth.

What Is Epigenetic Orthodontics?

Many patients have heard about a specialized form of orthodontics called epigenetic orthodontics. But what is it, and how does it differ from traditional orthodontics?

5 Signs a Child Needs Braces

Many parents wonder if their kids will need braces. Here are some signs to look out for while children are still young.