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Did America’s Quest for the Perfect Smile Begin over the Rainbow?

These days dentistry and even cosmetic dentistry are so readily available that many people forget it wasn’t always the case. In fact, there was a time when most Americans didn’t have access to a dentist, and most expected to lose their teeth at a relatively young age. How young? In WWI, the US Army [...]

The Remarkable Reasons Beavers Can Chew Down Trees with Their Teeth

In 1975, the beaver was named the official state animal of New York. The decision was not without controversy, because the animal had already been claimed by Oregon 6 years prior. However, legislators and the governor felt that the animal’s ties to New York were too strong to ignore. In the early 1600s, a beaver [...]

5 Things to Consider before Fixing a Chipped Tooth

If you’ve chipped a tooth, your first thought is probably surprise and maybe even horror at what happened. But soon enough, you’re going to recover your wits enough to realize you want to fix the tooth. Before you rush out and get that done, here are five important things to consider to [...]

A Beautiful Smile Can Help You Look Younger

We don’t have any choice about getting older, but we do have a choice about feeling older--and looking older. One of the things that can help you maintain a youthful appearance is taking care of your smile. Maintaining a healthy and attractive smile will help you look younger. And, when maintenance fails, we can [...]

What Porcelain Veneers Can Do

Porcelain veneers are great cosmetic dentistry restorations. They produce attractive, long-lasting results. These attractive results can be subtle or dramatic, depending on whether you want your new smile to stand out or blend in. But perhaps one of the best things about {{{{link id='4926' text='porcelain veneers'}}}} is how versatile they are. They can be used [...]

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