Dental Library

Dear Doctor Magazine Digital LibraryIt is our great pleasure to provide you with the Dear Doctor - Dentistry & Oral Health Dental Library. Written exclusively by the foremost dental educators and clinicians in the field of dentistry, this library provides you with the latest developments and advancements on all aspects of dentistry to help you make the best decisions for your dental health. Such decisions can change not only your smile but your life for the better. If you have any questions after exploring the library, please feel free to ask our team.


You can get started by either searching for a dental term or procedure in the search box to the left or you can view some popular articles below. Once the articles open, please feel free to print, email and share them with your friends and family.



Featured Dental Implant Articles - View all dental implant articles
Dental Implants - Dear Doctor Magazine

Dental Implants - Your Third Set of Teeth
A discovery fifty years ago paved the way for one of dentistry's most exciting, natural looking and successful tooth replacement systems. Learn how dental implants might just possibly change your life... Read Article

Dental Implant Success Rate - Dear Doctor Magazine

Implant Success Rate
This article discusses the factors which can influence dental implant success... Read Article

Implants vs Bridgework - Dear Doctor Magazine

Implants vs. Bridgework
This article discusses the considerations to help you decide whether dental implants or a three-unit fixed bridge is right for you... Read Article


Featured Periodontics Articles - View all periodontics articles
Periodontal (Gum) Disease - Dear Doctor Magazine

Understanding Gum (Periodontal) Disease
Have your gums ever bled when you brushed or flossed? This most commonly overlooked simple sign may be the start of silent (periodontal) disease leading to tooth loss. Learn what you can do to prevent this problem and keep your teeth for life... Read Article

Periodontal Surgery - Dear Doctor Magazine

Periodontal Surgery - Where Art Meets Science
This article is an overview of how the art of plastic surgical procedures and the science of periodontics can enhance the health and beauty of your teeth. You will learn what periodontal surgery is designed to do, what makes it successful and what to expect during treatment... Read Article

Warning Signs of Gum Disease - Dear Doctor Magazine

Warning Signs of Periodontal (Gum) Disease
This article provides the warning signs of periodontal (gum) disease. Don't wait until it's too late... Read Article


Other Articles of Interest
TMJ/TMD - Dear Doctor Magazine

TMD - The Great Impostor
This "chameleon" of dental disorders manifests in a variety of ways, including joint pain, sinusitus, ear pain, tooth and headaches. The causes of TMD, its signs and symptoms and what can be done to treat this common disorder... Read Article

Bad Breath - Dear Doctor Magazine

Bad Breath - More Than Just Embarrassing
The bane of humans for thousands of years, bad breath may be no more than the result of poor oral hygiene - or a sign of a more serious, underlying condition. Get the facts on what causes bad breath, and what you can do about it... Read Article

Tooth Decay - Dear Doctor Magazine

What is Tooth Decay? - And How to Prevent It!
Tooth Decay is an infection, and many people don't realize that it is preventable. This article is the first in a series about tooth decay, perhaps the number one reason children and adults lose teeth during their lifetime. Explore the causes of tooth decay, its prevention and the relationship to bacteria, sugars and acids... Read Article

Smile Makeover - Dear Doctor Magazine

The Impact of a Smile Makeover - What does it really mean?
Americans are catching on to the emotional and social importance of a healthy, beautiful smile, and they're seeking out ways to improve their smiles. Learn why and what a change could mean for you... Read Article

Oral Hygiene - Dear Doctor Magazine

Oral Hygiene - Dental Health for Life
The best tools for maintaining your oral health and minimizing dental problems are a quality toothbrush, toothpaste, a roll of dental floss, approved mouthwash and good diet. Unfortunately, myths and folklore abound on how and what to use to best effect. This article cuts through the confusion with a winning game plan for oral health... Read Article


About Dear Doctor - Dentistry & Oral Health
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