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Mouth Health: Tobacco Use, Alcohol, and Oral Cancer

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

More than 35,000 Americans will be diagnosed with Oral Cancer this year. Most of them will be tobacco users of some kind -- smokers, former smokers, and smokeless tobacco users.

Mouth Health: Painful Canker Sores -- What Causes Them, And What Can I Do About Them?

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

One of the more misunderstood mouth/dental problems is our old friend, the canker sore. It's more that people don't understand how they get them; they usually don't do much else besides "wait".

Mouth Health: Your Overall Body Health and Your Mouth's Relationship to It

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

Proper dental hygiene is very important, and symptoms such as bleeding or swollen gums, bad breath, or soreness in the mouth can give insight to larger issues within the body.

Sikh Army Captain Graduates: Tejdeep Singh Rattan Is First Sikh Army Officer In Decades

AP | By MICHELLE ROBERTS | Posted 01.08.2013 | Religion

SAN ANTONIO -- Amid lines of soldiers, one after the other in standard-issue fatigues and combat boots, was one in a turban and full beard on Monday &...

Exclusive Q&A: Actress Emma Caulfield Picks the Right TiMER

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

37-year-old Emma Caulfield is admittedly a real devotee of sci-fi movies and TV series. So taking on the lead role of Oona in the near-future set TiMER, not only made sense to her, it was a role that stirred all her fan juices as well.

Media Decay And The Space Between (VIDEO)

James M. Lynch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James M. Lynch

What I'd rather do is to see life as joy and see the pain as existing in the space between. It is like seeing my recent discomfort as a chapter in the book, not the book itself.

Mouth Health: Looking For A Better Love Life? It May Be Right Under Your Nose!

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

Here's the big thing about teeth: they might not be the first thing one notices, but they are probably one of the biggest deal-breakers when it comes to dating, romance, and sex.

Mouth Health: Does Your Child Have Bad Breath? Maybe It Is Their Adenoids

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

In fact, if your child has bad breath, the reason may go deeper than you think. It might be the child's adenoids.

Mouth Health: Oral Sex And Cold Sores

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

I hate to be a killjoy and all that, but we need to talk about oral sex, herpes, and cold sores. Yes, right now.

Mouth Health: Not Getting A Good Night's Sleep? Maybe It's Your Teeth...

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

There are a multitude of instances that can prevent someone from getting the type of sleep their bodies crave. One of the more overlooked causes is teeth grinding, otherwise known as "Bruxism."

Okay, Forget Health Care, Can We At Least Get Dental?

Doug Molitor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

Phone your representatives and demand a decent public option. This is life-or-death. But, so is eating. And what do we need, in order to eat? Those 32 hard-working employees who always have a smile for you

Mouth Health: What Lurks on Your Toothbrush?

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

As a cosmetic dentist in Manhattan, New York, we see a wide variety of patients. From complete smile makeovers, to people seeking porcelain veneers, ...

Mouth Health: Grinding And Clenching Your teeth

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

I see a significant increase in a patients grinding habit when there is stress and turmoil in their personal and professional lives. Take a look at the news and you'll find plenty of topics to fuel your anxiety!

Mouth Health: Good vs Bad Cosmetic Dentistry

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

Did you know that a big part of these dental nightmares is determined by the ceramist that your dentist chooses to work with?

Massachusetts Dentist Will Buy Your Candy (For A Good Cause)

Huffington Post | Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Dr. Mike Thomas of Abington Family Dental Care has posed a tantalizing offer to his patients this Halloween, reports the The Enterprise. His practic...

Mouth Health: Bad Breath

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

Bad breath is fairly common. Severe halitosis can affect one out of 10 unlucky people. Including a portion of the population with "unpleasant" breath, one out of five people with some form of bad breath.

Orly Taitz: Washington Post Profiles 'Birther Queen'

The Washington Post | Liza Mundy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif.-The dental office of Orly Taitz, DDS, Esq., is in a low-slung complex in a quiet planned community in Orange County, al...

Mouth Health: How Bad Teeth Can Affect Your Body

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

As we learn more about the inflammation link to many chronic and auto-immune diseases, we can no longer be ignorant to the harmful bacteria that may be residing in our mouths.

Books are Good for Toothache

Alan Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Alan Black

The first pages I stuffed into my tooth were from Crime and Punishment, and once they had reached a soggy end, I rammed in The Idiot. But Dostoevsky failed to dull the pain.

How To Live On $0 A Day: Creative Dentistry

Lesley Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lesley Stern

Cavities: If only all dental problems were this easy. Just fill the cavities with gum (preferably sugarless) or wax. A nice peppermint scented candle will freshen your breath at the same time.

Recession Stressing You Out? 5 Sure-Fire Ways to Feel Better

Laurie Nadel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laurie Nadel

The feeling of freedom from giving stuff away is pretty amazing...you make other people happy, you make yourself happy, and you don't spend money (except for postage).

Dentists Wary Of Salon Teeth-Whitening Treatments

AP | DESIREE HUNTER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — When Kelly Markos started offering teeth whitening in her upscale salon, she thought it would be a nice addition to her lineu...

Too Much Toothpaste Damages Teeth

Suzette Standring | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzette Standring

Individuals mistakenly believe that the more they brush their teeth, the whiter they will become; actually, the opposite occurs.