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Meet a Smile Icon: The History of the Tooth Fairy

For many families, a lost baby tooth means a visit from the Tooth Fairy and the exchange of money for the pearly white. But have you ever wondered how the friendly, businesslike fairy came to be? While tales of Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny have long been traced back by historians and folklorists, the … Continue reading Meet a Smile Icon: The History of the Tooth Fairy

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School Lunch Ideas for Great Teeth

In the whirlwind of shopping for school supplies, clothes, and groceries, a balanced lunch can fall to the sidelines. It may seem easier to turn to the school cafeteria, but the average school-provided lunch often doesn’t measure up to a healthy homemade one. This doesn’t mean lunch has to be expensive: packing your own lunch … Continue reading School Lunch Ideas for Great Teeth

How to Get a Whiter Smile

Are you self-conscious about your not-so-pearly whites?  Do you avoid smiling when you have your picture taken?  Something as simple as the color of your teeth can affect your everyday life.  The good news is, there are many different options when it comes to whitening your teeth.  The first step to a brighter smile is to visit your dentist to help determine the cause.

How Botox Relieves Facial Pain and Eases Wrinkles

How Botox Relieves Facial Pain and Eases Wrinkles

BOTOX Cosmetic targets one of the underlying causes of frown lines and crow’s feet—the repeated muscle contractions from frowning and squinting over the years. Another use of BOTOX Cosmetic that you may not think of, initially, is for relief and management of facial pain, headaches, migraines and other mouth pain. This pain could be stemming from temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ,) bruxism or clenching.