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Cracked tooth

With their more sophisticated procedures, dentists are helping people keep their teeth longer. Because people are living longer and more stressful lives, they are exposing their teeth to many more years of crack-inducing habits, such as clenching, grinding, and chewing on hard objects. These habits make our teeth more susceptible to cracks. Continue reading

Research on Oral Hemangiomas

A hemangioma, also called a strawberry nevus, is an abnormal buildup of blood vessels from an unknown cause. These can occur in the skin or the internal organs and are usually present at birth, although they also can show themselves a few months later. When on the skin, they are visible red lesions. They tend to be most alarming to parents when they are present on the face or head of infants. Most are treatable, but some are dangerous. Continue reading