Did George Washington Really Have Wooden Teeth?

Feb 15, 2016 | Posted by Stephanie Sullivan

For generations, it’s been said that our FIRST PRESIDENT had wooden teeth, but is there truth to this wide-spread myth? Aspen Dental practice owner Dr. Shekhar Gupta crossed the Delaware to visit the National Museum of Dentistry at the University of Maryland to find out firsthand. 

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St. Patrick’s Day: the UNLUCKIEST day

Mar 16, 2016 | Posted by Dr. Islam Hamati

Though St. Patrick’s Day is often viewed as a day of luck, it's actually unluckiest day! Studies have shown emergency dental appointments increase 64% across the country the day after St. Patrick’s Day, thanks to bar fights and alcohol-induced accidents. 

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Smile For A Hero: Showing Support For Our Veterans

Feb 23, 2016 | Posted by Stephanie Sullivan

As a salute to veterans nationwide, share your best smile selfie on Instagram or Twitter using #Smile4Vets #Sweepstakes (or upload it to www.Smile4Vets.com)! For every smile shared through April 15, $1 will be donated to Got Your 6, an influential veterans' campaign that empowers veterans across the country.

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Mouthguards: Protecting the Mouth and the Brain

Feb 04, 2016 | Posted by Stephanie Sullivan

Did you know professional football players are not required to wear mouthguards? Given the number of other safety regulations imposed on players, this comes to a surprise to many.

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The Biggest Snack Day in America

Feb 01, 2016 | Posted by Stephanie Sullivan

On Sunday, Americans will snack harder than any other day of the year. Here’s what’s on the menu for popular game day food.  

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Mouth

Jan 01, 2016 | Posted by Stephanie Sullivan

Looking to lead a healthier lifestyle in 2016? Why not start with your mouth? Here are five small changes that can have a big impact on your health in the New Year.

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Giving Honduras Hope

Dec 21, 2015 | Posted by Dr. Arun Srinivasan

You wouldn’t think that one of my best and most rewarding Thanksgiving days ever would be spent more than 2,000 miles away from my family.

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Veteran Receives New Smile at Aspen Dental Practice

Nov 25, 2015 | Posted by Stephanie Sullivan

U.S. Veteran William Bell knew he needed extensive dental work when he visited the Aspen Dental practice in Bryant, AR, but he never expected his entire dental treatment plan would be free.

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Aspen Dental Makes it Easier for Kevin Pugh to Smile

Oct 28, 2015 | Posted by Stephanie Sullivan

Kevin Pugh did anything he could to hide his smile because he was self-conscious about the state of his mouth, but a visit to Aspen Dental in Richmond, IN turned more than just his oral health around.

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Giving Nicaragua a Healthy Mouth

Sep 29, 2015 | Posted by Chedly Schatzie Vincent, DMD

Earlier this summer, a team of talented clinicians joined me on a journey to Nicaragua – one of the poorest countries in Latin America. Knowing only half of the country’s population has access to health services, we were on a mission to provide dental care for those in urgent need.

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