Appalachia has one of the highest rates of oral health problems per person in the US.
Did you know enamel is the hardest substance in the body? And if you feel pain, it could mean there’s a problem deep inside your tooth.
More attention should be given to the oral health of women during the reproductive years, in particular those who have many children.
Macaque tooth wear was identical to our ancestors, throwing into question the long held belief that tool use caused the markings on hominin tooth fossils.
Do you brush for two minutes, with the correct type of brush and toothpaste? Did you know you’re supposed to spit, not rinse after brushing? And that brushing at the wrong time can cause damage?
A healthy diet can include some candy. But if you eat too much, it can interfere with your appetite for the stuff your body actually needs.
We studied 8,000 primate teeth and finally confirmed that humans are not the only living primate to suffer from cavities. But there are interesting differences.
Three to four minutes may actually be ideal for plaque removal.
A dentist explains why this is a habit worth breaking – no matter the cause or the strength of your cravings to keep doing it.
Adding fluoride to water is shown to be an effective and safe way of reducing tooth decay in a population.
Cavity-free teeth depend on many factors, and heredity may not be the most important.
Even during COVID-19, there are ways to keep your teeth healthy.
Tooth decay remains the most widespread chronic and irreversible disease in New Zealand, but 6-7% of all children and adults use a non-fluoride toothpaste.
The Hall technique requires no injections or drilling. And it works!
You may think you know everything about keeping your teeth healthy, but what you don’t know might surprise you…
Extensive decay and gum disease are overlooked and under-researched effects of crystal methamphetamine.
A new ad campaign from Coca-Cola shows they’re trying to push a “sugar in moderation” line, while many of their products still contain far too much.
The latest poll on children’s oral health shows many parents have misconceptions about how to prevent tooth decay in their children and don’t know of the free dental services available.
Beyond the shiny cartoon characters and bubble gum flavouring, there’s little reason to buy these products – and often several reasons not to.
Oral health care is safe and important for women who would like to be pregnant and for those who are.