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Jan 19, 2012 12:31 PM

Which Retainer Is Right For You?

From Star Orthodontics Orthodontic retainers are custom-made appliances, made usually of wires or clear plastic, that hold teeth in position after orthodontic treatment while assisting with the adjustment of the surrounding gums and changes in the bone. There are three different options for retainers and it's important to discuss... Read Story

Jan 19, 2012 12:11 PM

Don't Forget To Floss

From Star Orthodontics Why should you floss your teeth every day? Brushing alone only cleans 65% of the surfaces where harmful bacteria grows. The other 35% can only be cleaned by flossing! 1. Avoid cavities - bacteria in your mouth consumes the left over food particles &... Read Story

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Oct 24, 2014 5:21 PM

Heart Transplant 'Breakthrough' Shows Promise

Heart Transplant 'Breakthrough' Shows Promise WebMD Health News By Peter Russell Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD More from WebMD Physically Unprepared Skiers Face Heart Risk Chocolate May Cut Heart Failure Risk Blueberries May Banish Belly Fat Studies Question Need to Watch Your Salt Oct. 24, 2014 -- Australian doctors say... Read Story

Oct 1, 2014 10:02 PM

CDC: 4 People With Enterovirus D68 Have Died

CDC: 4 People With Enterovirus D68 Have Died WebMD Health News By Brenda Goodman, MA Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava, MD More from WebMD Hospital Failed to Isolate Ebola Patient at First FAQ: The Deadly Ebola Virus Experimental Ebola Serum Grown in Tobacco Leaves First Ebola Patient Tests Positive in... Read Story

Sep 26, 2014 11:20 PM

The Future of Cancer Detection

The Future of Cancer Detection WebMD Health News By Kelli Miller Reviewed by Michael W. Smith, MD More from WebMD 8 'New' Cancer Causes Nuclear Meltdown in Japan: Radiation Risk? Dry Cleaning Chemical 'Likely' Causes Cancer Cancer Group Focuses on Environmental Factors Sept. 26, 2014 -- Spotting cancer early is... Read Story

Sep 18, 2014 5:37 PM

Back-Related Leg Pain: Spine Manipulation Helps

Back-Related Leg Pain: Spine Manipulation Helps Medscape Medical News By Troy Brown, RN More from WebMD Antibiotics May Relieve Back Pain Symptoms Hands-On Treatment May Help Low Back Pain Acute Back Pain: Spine Therapy No Help Ozone May Help Herniated Disc Pain Sept.18, 2014 -- In people with back-related leg... Read Story