Older Americans Month: What You Need to Know About Dentures

by Jason 5/22/2014 8:00 AM

While dental care has become much more of a priority for almost everyone, many older people will end up needing artificial teeth—or dentures—as they age. ... more...

Diabetes: Chronic Disease with Dental Effects

by Jason 11/26/2013 8:00 AM

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 26 million Americans suffer from diabetes. Even more troubling, another 57 million—about a fourth of U.S. adults—have pre-diabetes. This means their blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not yet high enough for them to be classified as diabetic.... more...

Tooth Problems While on Vacation

by Jason 8/15/2013 8:00 AM

Trying to squeeze in that last vacation before the kids return to school? No matter how much planning goes into a trip, unexpected things can happen. Here’s what to do if you or a family member has a dental emergency.... more...


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