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The Complex Relationship Between Periodontal Disease and RA

If you have rheumatoid arthritis, you may also experience dental problems. Here's what you should know about the connection.

By Lisa Emrich
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Tooth Trouble: Why That Kiss Could be Risky

The state of a person’s mouth can not only be a turnoff but can also pose health risks. Here’s more on the link between kissing and oral health.

By Nancy Monson
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Could Wine Be Eroding Your Teeth?

When it comes to drinks that can damage your teeth, wine is close to the top of the list. You can blame that on its high acid content.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.
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How to Get Rid of Bad Breath

Most chronic cases of bad breath, or halitosis, result from the buildup of bacteria that live in your mouth. Here’s how to find help.

By HealthAfter50
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Diabetes Linked to Tooth Loss

If you have diabetes, be sure to schedule regular visits with your dentist. Experts have found that people who have diabetes tend to lose more teeth than those who don’t have diabetes.

By HealthAfter50
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10 Common Dental Problems

We’ve all been told from an early age that it’s important to take care of our teeth by flossing and brushing regularly. Even so, we can encounter various dental problems, such as sensitive teeth or bad breath. Here is a list of 10 common dental probl...

By Jacqueline Ho