Daily Archives: July 2, 2014

Otolaryngologists (ear, nose and throat doctors) frequently treat patients with sinus infections, and research has shown that between 10 and 12 percent of sinus infections are caused by dental problems, especially root canal lesions (abscesses). The otolaryngology literature reports that the dental-related causes of maxillary sinusitis are often underdiagnosed, leading...
Denture wearers know the problems that are just part of having dentures: loose dentures; especially the bottom denture; dealing with adhesives; food getting caught between the denture and the gum; and daily cleaning. When someone loses their teeth, they may think that dealing with the hassles of dentures is...

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The Story Behind the Tooth Fairy

The Tooth Fairy has been a tradition across cultures for generations. The American Tooth Fairy we know today is a story of a woman...