Saliva probably doesn’t rate high on your amazement meter. You’re more likely to notice its absence and the dry irritation that results. But you might be more impressed with this unsung bodily fluid if you knew all the things it does. It’s definitely a multi-tasker, performing a number of jobs (including aiding in digestion) that […]

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When Entertainment Tonight host Nancy O’Dell set out to teach her young daughter Ashby how to brush her teeth, she knew the surest path to success would be to make it fun for the toddler. “The best thing with kids is you have to make everything a game,” Nancy recently said in an interview with Dear Doctor TV. […]

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If you have a less than attractive smile due to some moderate imperfections, dental veneers may be the answer. This relatively inexpensive dental restoration may be the key to transforming your smile. If you’re thinking of veneers as a “thin covering,” you’re on the right track. Just like construction veneers used to cover wall surfaces, […]

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One of the key elements in a child’s development is their first set of teeth. Although primary (“baby”) teeth last only a few years, they’re critically important for enabling a child to eat solid foods, speak and smile. But they also provide one more important benefit—they hold the space in the jaw reserved for the […]

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