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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.

By Nancy Monson

Over 50? Putting Off a Dental Visit Could Cost You

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.

By Greg Daugherty

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.

The Skinny on Diet Sodas

Everyone knows that when you are on a diet, regular soda just isn’t on the menu. But order up a diet soda, have as many as you want, and you are doing a great job, right? Well, maybe not so much. There is, and always has been, a lot of press surround...

By Cindy Haines, M.D.