Your toothbrush should always look clean and straight. Our expert shares four tips for keeping a clean and effective toothbrush.
Routine oral care and specialty dental procedures are safe during pregnancy. Good dental hygiene helps keep you and your baby healthy.
There has been a lot of talk about an association between oral and cardiac health, but is there really a direct link? Here’s what we know.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our “Short Answer” series. Registered dental hygienist Henry Iffland, RDH, answers this one.
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If you notice something different about your tongue, don’t ignore it. White, red, black or bumps? Those are all things that should be checked out by your doctor.
In studies, electric toothbrushes tend to show a decrease in plaque and gingivitis compared to regular brushing. But you do not need to use an electric toothbrush to clean your teeth effectively, a dental hygienist says.
Teeth whitening products are popular, but some research suggests they can cause changes to proteins inside the teeth. Here’s what you need to know about using teeth bleaching kits safely.
Fluoride is best, this pediatric dentist says. But here’s what she tells parents who are adamantly against it.
As soon as that first tooth sprouts, it’s time to start brushing your baby’s teeth. Here’s a parents guide to brushing, flossing and taking care of those baby teeth.
Did you know dental checkups can be your first line of defense against oral cancer? Many dentists screen for growths and sores in your mouth in addition to checking your teeth.