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Why a Missing Back Tooth Matters ….

When a tooth is lost that’s visible when smiling, most people will replace it with a dental implant or other tooth replacement option. However, when the missing tooth is a molar or toward the back of the mouth, it often isn't treated with the same urgency. The logic goes: "if no one can see it, it's not as important as a missing tooth closer to the front." Here's why a missing back tooth should never be ignored.....

How Your Jaw Joints Affect Your Teeth

"You're as young as your spine," the yogis tell us. A supple spine allows us to perform the daily tasks of living with grace and ease - not to mention avoid the pain that comes with an inflexible spine. Balanced jaw joints could be considered as vital to dental health as a spine is to overall health.

Vaping: What’s It Doing to Your Teeth and Gums?

New findings show that using e-cigs - called "vaping" - isn't healthier than smoking. Dental professionals are seeing the effects on patients' teeth and gums. Following are the key ingredients in e-cigs and how they affect teeth and gum health.