Your regular dental checkups should periodically include an important screening for oral cancer, especially as you grow older. Although oral cancers make up less than 3% of all other types, they’re among the most deadly with a 58% survival rate after five years. Besides hereditary factors, oral cancer is strongly linked to tobacco use, alcohol […]

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What a difference forty years can make: Dental bridges once occupied the top spot for choices to replace missing teeth until the arrival of dental implants in the 1980s. Today, dental implants are the gold standard for dental restoration. But although bridgework may have lost “first chair” in the orchestra of restorations, it’s still a […]

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Dental implants have become the standard for long-term tooth replacement. From mechanics to movie stars, people from all walks of life have discovered the advantages of replacing a missing tooth with an implant. Obviously, restoring your smile is a definite advantage, but an implant can also help to maintain the health of your jawbone and […]

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After nine seasons as neurobiologist Amy Farrah Fowler on the hit comedy The Big Bang Theory, Mayim Bialik is back to the “career” she had before the series: stay-at-home mom. Well, sort of. Bialik is also busy preparing for her next acting role in a new TV series called Carla, which she also co-executive produces. Still, that hasn’t […]

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