Can Stem Cells in Baby Teeth Be Used to Regrow Teeth or Treat Disease?

Some research suggests that baby teeth contain stem cells that may help fight certain diseases or regrow a lost adult tooth in the future. Discover the truth behind these claims and whether or not you should be sending your child's lost teeth to a tooth bank facility.

 Mouth-Healthy Recipe:
Vegetarian Pumpkin Chili

Nothing beats comfort foods like a warm bowl of chili. This perfect-for-fall recipe is packed with pumpkin, which is a good source of antioxidants that help fight off infection and protect your smile. Toss in several other veggies to create a savory dish that's great for your overall health. 

Your Guide to Thriving with Dentures

About 1 in 6 adults over 65 have lost all of their teeth. Missing teeth can lead to a decline in quality of life, health and nutrition. Learn what to expect when it's time to consider dentures for yourself or a loved one.

How to Floss Perfectly in 5 Easy Steps

Did you know that flossing is the single most important thing you can do for the health of your teeth? The friction created by floss rubbing against your tooth removes plaque much easier than brushing alone. Follow these 5 steps to make your flossing much more efficient.

Healthy Halloween Treat:
Wise Owls

Sugar-packed Halloween treats lurk around every corner. That's why we're sharing a couple delicious Halloween snacks that are good for your smile. Gather the kids and give these easy-to-make recipes a try!

 Dentist Spotlight:
Dr. Sharon Lister

This month, we’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist Dr. Sharon Lister. She says her Tucson dental practice, Sharon E. Lister, DDS, is "a small practice with a big heart."
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