Gregory E. Oxford, DDS, MS, PhD & Isabell G. Oxford, DMD

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4 Things that can Cause Gum Recession and What to do About Them

Besides attractively showcasing your teeth, your gums protect your teeth and underlying bone from bacteria and abrasive food particles. Sometimes, though, the gums can pull back or recede from Read More

Recessed Gums Could Endanger Your Teeth

A "toothy grin" might be endearing, but not necessarily healthy. More of the teeth showing may mean your gums have pulled back or receded from the teeth. If so, Read More

A Different Kind of "Chip Shot" for Pro Golfer Danielle Kang

While the sport of golf may not look too dangerous from the sidelines, players know it can sometimes lead to mishaps. There are accidents involving golf carts and clubs, Read More

Moderate Fluoride Use Packs the Biggest Punch for Decay Prevention

In the battle against tooth decay, fluoride is an important weapon. Since the discovery of its dental health benefits a century ago, fluoride has been credited with saving countless Read More

'Get Rid' of Those Unattractive Teeth with Porcelain Veneers

Those unattractive teeth you see in the mirror are what are standing between you and a truly beautiful smile. If only you could make them go away. In a way, Read More

Don't give up on Flossing!

A couple of years ago the Associated Press published an article claiming the health benefits of flossing remained unproven. The article cited a number of studies that seemed to Read More

Singer Dua Lipa Sees the Wisdom in Postponing Tour Dates

When die-hard music fans hear that their favorite performer is canceling a gig, it’s a big disappointment—especially if the excuse seems less than earth-shaking. Recently, British pop sensation Dua Read More

What You Need to Know to Buy the Right Toothbrush

If there’s one essential tool for protecting your dental health, it’s the humble toothbrush. The basic manual brush with a long, slender handle and short-bristled head is still effective Read More

Why it's Worth the Effort to Save a Problem Baby Tooth

There are usually two moments when primary (“baby”) teeth generate excitement in your family: when you first notice them in your child’s mouth, and when they come out (and Read More

This November, Become a Non-Smoker

What does November make you think of? Pumpkins? Turkeys? Dry leaves and frosty mornings? How about cigarette butts? If you’re wondering about the last item, remember that November 15 is Read More

Margot Robbie Knows: A Great Smile Is Worth Protecting

On the big screen, Australian-born actress Margot Robbie may be best known for playing devil-may-care anti-heroes—like Suicide Squad member Harley Quinn and notorious figure skater Tonya Harding. But recently, Read More

Less is Better: the 21st Century Approach to Tooth Decay Treatment

For over a century dentists treated tooth decay by removing both diseased portions of the tooth and healthy structure deemed at risk for future decay. In the 1970s, though, Read More

Inflammation: the Link Between Gum Disease and Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease and periodontal (gum) disease are two different conditions with their own set of symptoms and outcomes. But they do share one common element: inflammation. In fact, this Read More

3 Surprising Sugar Sources Your Baby Might be Consuming

Tooth decay is an ever present danger for your baby’s developing teeth. It begins with disease-causing bacteria feasting on leftover sugar, producing high levels of oral acid that slowly Read More

Why

Mayim Bialik has spent a good part of her life in front of TV cameras: first as the child star of the hit comedy series Blossom, and more recently Read More

Stop Gum Disease Before it Gets Started with Daily Oral Hygiene

While tooth decay seems to get most of the “media attention,” there’s another oral infection just as common and destructive: periodontal (gum) disease. In fact, nearly half of adults Read More

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