Dental Health

Dental Health

How Healthy Is Your Mouth? Your Life Might Depend on It

Good oral health helps prevent more than cavities. New research shows that it reduces risk for heart disease, diabetes, cancer and more…

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Can My Dental Cleanings Be Less Painful?

Dental cleanings aren’t fun, but some people find them to be downright painful. Here are the best ways to ease the discomfort…

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Why Is He Coughing Up Foul-Smelling Chunks?

My husband frequently complains that he coughs up small, foul-smelling white chunks. Is this a sign of something serious? Your…

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How Can I Stop Gagging During Dental Visits?

Gagging during dental procedures can make even routine cleaning an ordeal. You don’t have to suffer or neglect your teeth. Here’s what helps…

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A Toothache Can Turn Deadly

Even mild pain should never be ignored.

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C. Diff. Infections Linked to Dental Care

That antibiotic from your dentist can sometimes cause more harm than good. Find out when to say “no”…

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Say Ahhh! Your Tongue Gives Important Clues About Your Overall Well-Being… If You Know What to Look For

When you see your physician for a physical exam, chances are he/she doesn’t look at your tongue. But doing so…

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Afraid of the Dentist? Don’t Be—The New Dental Visit Is Pain Free

Nobody loves going to the dentist. But ignoring or even skimping on one’s oral care can result in far worse…

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Questions to Ask Your Dentist

Do I need antibiotics before dental work? Is teeth whitening safe for me? And more important questions to ask your dentist…

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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Your Teeth?

Dental health is more important than most people realize. Take this quiz to see how much you know about your pearly whites…

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Why You Should Not Use Charcoal Toothpaste

Charcoal has been used to whiten teeth since ancient Greece. Now charcoal toothpaste is trending. Should you try it?

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Don’t Let Gum Disease Kill You

By now, most of us know that gum disease is linked with heart disease. But if that’s not enough to…

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Natural Help for Tooth Pain

Do you have a nagging toothache? And the dentist can’t see you till when? Natural remedies can help ease the…

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Dentist Says Time for X-Rays? Not So Fast!

Some dentists recommend patients get dental X-rays every year—even though the vast majority of patients can go two to three…

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Dentistry’s Future: No More Root Canals?

It’s the latest trend in dental science—regenerative dentistry. Imagine if, after drilling out decay in a tooth, your dentist put…