Oral bacteria linked to dementia
Recent research shows a strong correlation between oral bacteria and dementia. Find out what this means and how individuals can reduce the risk of dementia.
Oral cancer: Causes, symptoms, and treatment
Your complete guide to oral cancer, including the common causes, symptoms, and treatments. There are over 54,000 new cases of oral cancer every year in the US.
Why are some people more prone to cavities?
Do you often get cavities, even though you practice good oral hygiene? Some people are more prone to cavities. Find out why, and how to reduce your risk.
How do I know if I need a filling or a root canal?
Deciding on a filling vs. root canal treatment involves a dentist determining if the tooth’s pulp is infected and needs to be removed.
Bad breath (halitosis): Causes and treatment
Halitosis (bad breath) is not only embarrassing, but it could be a sign that a serious oral disease is affecting your teeth and gums. Learn what may be causing your bad breath, and how to get rid of it for good. What causes halitosis? We all have bacteria in our mouths. Some amount of oral […]
Dry mouth: causes and treatment
Not only is constant dry mouth uncomfortable, it can also lead to dental problems. Find out possible causes of your dry mouth and learn how to treat it.
Tooth sensitivity: What causes it, and what can you do about it?
Many people experience tooth sensitivity, which can range from a dull pain to a sharp, throbbing sensation. Let’s look at the leading cause of sensitive teeth.
Your teeth and heart health: What’s the connection?
Understanding the connection between your teeth and heart health is essential if you want to protect your cardiovascular health and reduce your risk of heart disease.
Can adults grow extra teeth?
Can adults grow extra teeth? Hyperdontia (adult teething): what you need to know if you have a new tooth growing in adulthood.
Do you have tooth pain in the morning? This may be why
If you experience tooth pain in the morning, it could be due to a number of factors. Here are the main causes to watch out for and how to find relief.