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.
Dental and pain issues that go undiagnosed can result in Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). It affects the joint between your lower jaw and your skull — known as the temporomandibular joint or TMJ.
Aside from its age-defying qualities, injectable botulinum toxin has medical uses for patients with nerve pain, migraine and spasticity, along with conditions like excessive sweating and overactive bladder.
Not all of Grandma’s old-time remedies stand up to close scientific scrutiny. In fact, some are downright silly. Let’s have a look at Grandma’s medicine chest and see what works and what doesn’t.
Tooth decay without teeth? It can happen. Here are four tips to improve your “toothless” baby’s dental hygiene.
Bad breath after a garlic-laden meal? Mouth blisters from piping hot pizza? Oral health concerns are not uncommon, but some issues can be serious. Todd Coy, DMD, offers insight on when it’s time to see a dentist.
Good dental care is about more than just keeping your teeth and gums healthy — it’s about keeping your entire body healthy. Get started with these four tips.
When your toddler bites, act quickly and calmly. An expert explains why children can bite and what to do about it.
When and how should babies be weaned from pacifiers? A pediatrician offers tips to help parents wean their children from pacifiers.