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.
There have been lingering concerns over mercury in dental amalgam, despite many studies that show its safety. Find out what experts say and why.
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.
Discover how we’re different — and not so different — from our friends with fins in this infographic, created by Cleveland Clinic Children’s with help from the Greater Cleveland Aquarium.
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.
Oil-pulling is swishing a teaspoon of oil in your mouth for 20 minutes every day, then spitting it out. The Indian folk practice is becoming a fad because of celebrity endorsements.