A fruitarian diet, consisting mainly of fruits, is very restrictive. The diet offers some benefits but is also full of sugar and presents risks for your teeth, metabolism, nutrition and body weight.
People with diabetes are at a higher risk for gum disease. And gum disease, while often forgotten, can be an underlying cause of poor blood glucose control. The good news is if you start making oral hygiene a priority, your sugar readings often will improve quickly.
Deciding on and getting dentures is a complicated, long process. Find out what you need to know about choosing, wearing and caring for dentures.
Changes in tongue color or pain in your tongue can be an indication of a serious condition. A Cleveland Clinic family physician discusses why you should watch for changes on your tongue.
If you know what to look for in good toothpaste, you can help protect and whiten your teeth, as well as address sensitivity, plaque and proper fluoridation.
Should you use a teeth whitening kit at home? FInd out about the safety and effectiveness of these whiteners, how the work and five things you should do before using them.
While we all know candy and soda are not good for our teeth, there are other things we may be doing that we don't realize could be harming our dental health. Find easy tips to take better care of your teeth and gums.
Researchers at the American Academy of Pediatrics say using fluoride toothpaste, even as teeth are first emerging, is key to stopping cavities from forming. Find recommendations for fluoride use for babies and children.
Some say a run through a dishwasher or a pricey UV sanitizer is necessary to keep a clean toothbrush. But hot water and regular replacement are all you need. Here are 4 toothbrush safety tips.