Does your mouth taste like old pennies? Dysgeusia, a change in your sense of taste, can be a side effect of a variety of medical issues. Here’s why you might be experiencing a metallic taste and what to do about it.
Even if you’re an oral hygiene all-star, you might be leaving bad bacteria behind if you aren’t brushing or scraping your tongue. Here’s why and how to add it to your routine.
It’s important not to ignore mouth sores because sometimes they can be serious problems, including oral cancer. Take note of these 7 signs.
With so many options, choosing the right toothpaste can be overwhelming. Our expert shares some tips to find the perfect one for you.
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For some people, going to the dentist is an unpleasant and stress-inducing experience. Learn strategies for coping with dental anxiety and fear.
Dry mouth can be incredibly uncomfortable. We share eight tips to help relieve your dry mouth.
Did you know your mouth harbors hundreds of different microorganisms? Find out which ones can cause trouble when you accidentally share saliva.
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.
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.
Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our “Short Answer” series. Oral surgeon Michael Horan, MD, DDS, PhD, answers this question about our taste buds changing as we age.