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How Your Teeth Are Affected By Your Thyroid

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.

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12 Tips for Avoiding Migraine at the Dentist

The dentist’s office is full of potential migraine triggers. Here’s what you can do to head off an episode.

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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.

Woman getting her teeth whitened at the dentist's office.

Is Tooth Whitening Harmful?

You can buy do-it-yourself whitening products or have your dentist whiten your teeth. Both work. Here are the side effects.

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Can Toothpaste and Mouthwash Prevent Gum Disease?

Brushing and flossing your teeth are critical to preventing gingivitis, an early stage of gum disease. Here’s what also can help.

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Need Your Teeth Checked? Try a Dental Therapist

Millions of areas in the U.S. don’t have enough dentists. A new type of dental professional called a dental therapist is filling that void in some states.

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How to Combat Dry Mouth

Chronic dry mouth occurs when you don’t produce enough saliva. It can lead to cavities, periodontal disease, and tooth loss. Try these seven tips to keep your mouth moist.

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Pros and Cons of Dental Implants

Tooth loss from accidents, gum disease, failed root canals, or decay is common—in fact, one in four adults lose all their permanent teeth by age 74, according to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. In the past, dentures and f...

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A Better Way To Relieve Dental Pain

Opioid pain medicines aren't the most effective option for dental pain, according to this study. Find out which over-the-counter option works better.