Brushing your teeth twice a day—and flossing!—may do more for your body than just brighten your smile.
Find out if the claims that activated charcoal can combat digestive issues, high cholesterol, and skin problems are true.
Have you tended to your teeth today? Here’s how to improve your mouth health and lower your risk of liver cancer.
Tooth loss and gum infections like periodontitis put African American women at higher risk for cancer of the pancreas, suggest researchers at Boston University.
People with chronic periodontitis that can lead to tooth loss have a 6 percent higher risk of dementia than people who don’t have gum disease.
Do you ever wonder why your dentist may ask you if you have thyroid disease? (If they don’t, they should be.) These are the dental treatments and procedures that can have a negative impact on your thyroid.
If you have rheumatoid arthritis, you may also experience dental problems. Here's what you should know about the connection.
Learn more about how your oral health may trigger rheumatoid arthritis, and how RA can affect your teeth.
Health journalist Mary Otto explores why dental care is not fully covered under health insurance and other issues about the importance of oral health.