Matthew Lewis’s Metamorphosis

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Remember Matthew Lewis? You’ve seen him in all of the Harry Potter movies, where he played the bumbling Neville Longbottom: a pudgy, teenage wizard-in-training whose teeth could best be described as… dodgy. We won’t spoil the movie by telling you what happens to him in the end — but in real life, let’s just say…

How to Impress Supermodel Bar Refaeli

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Let’s say you happen to be sitting on a plane next to supermodel Bar Refaeli, who was recently voted #1 on Maxim magazine’s Hot 100 list. You’re a little nervous, but you want to make a good impression. What’s the first thing she’s going to look at? Your expensive suit? Your sculpted torso? How about…

Take a Lesson From Hockey Player Mike Bossy

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It might seem that adults who play aggressive, high-contact professional sports (ice hockey, for example) have the highest chance of sustaining dental injuries. But for many — like NHL hall-of-famer Mike Bossy — their first injured teeth came long before they hit the big time. “The earliest [dental injury] I remember is when I was…

The Tiger and Mike Tyson’s Teeth

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Mike Tyson’s gap-toothed smile is part of athlete-turned-celebrity’s signature look. During his two-decade career as a professional boxer, the former heavyweight champion has been known for both giving — and occasionally receiving — knockout punches. But the story of how he lost one set of front teeth is a bit more unusual. In a recent…

Baseball and Braces: Joe Girardi’s Bargain

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Sometimes, we all need a bit of prompting to do what’s good for us. When Serena Girardi, the 10-year-old daughter of New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, needed to have orthodontic treatment, she was a little nervous. To help lessen her anxiety, Girardi, then 45 years old, made a deal: if she got braces, then…

How Cosmetic Dentistry Saved Jerry Rice’s Smile

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As a Pro Football Hall of Famer and first runner up on the hit television show Dancing with the Stars, Jerry Rice has a face and smile that truly has star quality. However, that was not always the case. During an interview with Dear Doctor magazine, the retired NFL pro discussed his good fortune to…

Maria Menounos Discusses Diabetes, Diet And Dental Sealants

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As the youngest person ever to host Entertainment Tonight, Maria Menounos, an independent filmmaker, actress, and co-host of daily entertainment news program Extra, has made a huge splash in the world of entertainment journalism. However, she is also an avid ambassador for the American Diabetes Association, a cause that is very dear to her heart…

The Scare That Made Iron Chef Cat Cora Believe in Mouthguards

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Cat Cora, philanthropist, author, chef, restaurateur and the first female chef on the Food Network’s hit series Iron Chef America is a dynamo driven by a desire to change people’s lives for the better. And she is no different when it comes to tackling her most challenging role: caring for the needs of her four…

Learn About Living the Life You Love with Designer Nate Berkus

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Design expert and television celebrity Nate Berkus has definite ideas about how to live. In a recent interview, he explained his ideas on design. He also talked about health, and how he keeps his teeth and mouth healthy. From an initial design makeover that he did eight years ago on the Oprah Winfrey Show, Berkus…