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.
Mandy Walker

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.
Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Relief for Sensitive Teeth?

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...

Banking Teeth for Stem Cell Therapy

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...

Genetics Linked to Tooth Decay Risk

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 ...

How Treatment Can Hurt Your Teeth

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.
Phyllis Johnson

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