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.
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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.
Grinding your teeth at night can cause jaw and face pain, as well as headaches. Learn how to handle the behavior to help minimize its effects.