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What to do if your tooth gets knocked out

Teeth: Milk not necessary If a tooth falls out, it’s important to keep the ligament trailing off the end of the tooth moist. But the old wives’ tale about putting the tooth in a glass of milk is wrong, says Dr. Kimberly Harms, a spokeswoman for the American Dental Association who practices in Farmington, Minnesota. […]

Kisses may spread cavities to your baby.

It’s true. Kissing, sharing utensils or any other action that transfers saliva from you to your baby puts them at risk for cavities. The cavity causing bacteria, otherwise known as Streptococcus mutans is harmful to the soft enamel of a baby’s teeth making them prone to decay and other oral hygiene problems as your child grows.  Mothers don’t […]

Tooth surgery restores blind woman’s sight

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