You can buy do-it-yourself whitening products or have your dentist whiten your teeth. Both work. Here are the side effects.
Brushing and flossing your teeth are critical to preventing gingivitis, an early stage of gum disease. Here’s what also can help.
People age 50 to 64 who put off going to the dentist were more likely to have dental problems later on. Some of that reason was cost. Here’s where to find help.
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.
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.
Ahhhh, there’s nothing better than an ice-cold glass of lemonade on a sweltering summer day. That is, unless you have sensitive teeth. Current treatments for people with tooth sensitivity—a condition that produces a jolt of pain when teeth are expose...
Is teeth grinding caused by stress and anxiety, or are other factors at play?
Banking baby teeth or wisdom teeth—a practice that’s been around for about 10 years—is becoming more widely accepted in developed areas of the world, according to researchers. It involves cryopreserving teeth—and the dental stem cells they contain—fo...
You brush and floss your teeth twice a day, see your dentist every six months, do your best to lay off the sweet treats, and still got the bad news at your last check-up—another cavity. What?! Why? How? According to a new study, your genes may be to ...
People under treatment for breast cancer need to keep a close eye on the condition of their teeth because both chemotherapy and bone-strengthening drugs can lead to dental problems.