Our rheumatologist puts the side effects of osteoporosis drugs into perspective.
Research links sleep disorders to cognitive troubles. Our experts explain how improving your sleep may bolster your brain function.
Though antibiotics used to be widely recommended for people with heart valve disease before a dental procedure, newer guidelines reserve that recommendation for only people most at-risk for infective endocarditis.
A baby’s first visit to the dentist isn’t just the exam, cleaning and fluoride application. It’s also for the parents to get a crash course in preventing cavities.
What’s behind that annoying sour taste in your mouth? Here are seven common causes and tips that may help prevent or ease the problem.
Even if you’re an oral hygiene all-star, you might be leaving bad bacteria behind if you aren’t tongue brushing or tongue scraping. Here’s why and how to add it to your routine.
Saliva can mix with a substance in the salivary glands and calcify, creating a blockage that causes mouth pain and swelling in the glands. The good news is, an ENT specialist can help.
In infective endocarditis, bacteria invade the heart. Cardiac surgeon Gösta Pettersson, MD, PhD, explains why this is one disease that can’t wait to be treated.
Think your house is free of the eight most common allergens: cat, dog, cockroach, mouse, rat, mold and two types of dust mites? There’s a 99 percent chance you’re wrong. Allergist Sandra Hong, MD, explains.
Do you worry about bleeding gums or gingivitis? Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series, The Short Answer. Periodontist Sasha Ross, DMD, answers this one.