Misc. Dental Problem News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/28/2008
Health Tip: Talking to Your Dentist

Suggested questions to ask

4/4/2008
Gum Disease, HPV a Double Whammy

The two work in tandem to increase risk of tongue cancer, study shows

3/12/2008
Dental Erosion on Rise in U.S.

Tooth enamel losses, found in 30% of middle schoolers studied, blamed on acids in sweet drinks

3/3/2008
2/28/2008
Gene Expression Differences Affect Drug Response

Finding may point to new disease treatments in various populations

2/18/2008
Health Tip: Grinding Your Teeth?

Information about bruxism

2/11/2008
Health Tip: Baby Teeth Need Attention

Dental care should begin early

2/6/2008
Marijuana Bad for the Gums

Regular use ups risk of periodontal disease, study finds

12/26/2007
Health Tip: If You Fear Going to the Dentist

Suggestions to deal with the anxiety

12/18/2007
12/17/2007
Dentists Take Dimmer View of Patients' Smiles

People are more pleased with their teeth than professionals might think, survey finds

12/12/2007
Obesity Weakens Immune Response

Study found fat mice had harder time fighting gum disease

11/27/2007
New Automated System Can ID Disaster Victims in Minutes

It uses software and X-rays to produce fast, accurate results, study says

11/25/2007
Tooth Decay Is Kids' Stuff

Attention to dental care can even start in the womb, experts say

11/14/2007
Health Tip: Keep Your Teeth and Gums Healthy

Suggestions for good dental hygiene

10/30/2007
Health Tip: Taking Care of Braces

Brush and floss regularly

10/23/2007
Health Tip: What's Behind Your Toothache

Things that can cause tooth pain

10/18/2007
Tooth Troubles Could Raise Dementia Risk

Fewer teeth in old age linked to mental woes, study finds

10/3/2007
Drug Combo Blocks Pain Without Impairing Movement

Chili pepper compound plus lidocaine derivative anesthetizes without numbness in rat study

10/1/2007
Breast-Feeding Doesn't Contribute to Cavities

Toddler tooth troubles more likely linked to poverty, maternal smoking, study says

9/20/2007
Health Tip: Pacifier Safety

How to protect your infant

9/18/2007
Health Tip: Brightening Your Pearly Whites

Talk to your dentist about what's best for you

9/13/2007
Coming Soon: Pain-Free Dentistry

Scientists hard at work on no-drill dental fillings

8/30/2007
Whiplash May Result in Delayed Jaw Pain

Trauma patients 5 times more likely to suffer facial dysfunction after a crash

8/13/2007
Health Tip: Problems With Your Dentures?

Suggestions on how to take care of them

8/10/2007
Toothbrushing May Strengthen Gums

It helps cells get stronger, rat study suggests

8/3/2007
Health Tip: Swollen Gums Can Signal Poor Health

Talk to your doctor to determine a cause

7/24/2007
Health Tip: Your Teething Baby

What's normal, what's not

6/28/2007
6/7/2007
6/1/2007
Smoking, Sleeplessness Tough on Oral Health

Getting more shut-eye and quitting cigarettes improves gums, study shows

6/1/2007
FDA Bans Toothpaste From China

Agency warns consumers that the products contain a dangerous chemical used in antifreeze and as a solvent

5/22/2007
Gum Disease Boosts Tongue Cancer Risk in Men

Periodontitis viruses could trigger the malignancies, researchers say

5/11/2007
Health Tip: Teeth Love Fluoride

It helps protect tooth enamel

4/30/2007
More Young Children Suffering From Tooth Decay

But report finds some signs of improvement in dental care

4/28/2007
Despite Dentists' Urging, Many Don't Take Proper Care of Teeth

Even 'behavior management techniques' can't get people to brush and floss the right way

4/27/2007
Very Few Heart Patients Need Antibiotics Before Dental Work

New AHA guidelines focus on tiny minority at risk of cardiac infection

4/27/2007
Health Tip: Cracked Tooth?

Here are some common causes

4/3/2007
Health Tip: Preventing Baby Bottle Decay

Watch what your child drinks

4/2/2007
Health Tip: Soothing Sensitive Teeth

A special toothpaste or mouthwash may help

3/23/2007
Dental Enamel Grown From Cultured Cells

New method might help repair damaged teeth or even regenerate new ones

3/22/2007
Dental X-Rays Point to Bone Loss in Women

They were just as accurate as standard density tests, study finds

3/22/2007
Saliva Tests Making Their Way to Routine Care

Screens are already in the works for cancer, other illnesses, experts say

3/6/2007
Toothbrushing Can Trigger Epileptic Seizures

Rhythmic nature of brushing could stimulate brain, researchers say

2/28/2007
Infected Gums Can Harm the Heart

Periodontal treatment improves blood flow, study finds

2/19/2007
Scientists Grow Mouse Teeth From Single Cells

Hurdles remain, but technology might someday regenerate other structures, organs

2/9/2007
Biofeedback Strategies Help Curb Jaw Disorder Pain

Study says relaxation techniques reduced chronic discomfort, costs of care for TMD

2/1/2007
U.S. Dentists 'Give Kids a (Free) Smile' This Friday

Annual one-day initiative provides dental care at no cost to disadvantaged youngsters

1/30/2007
Health Tip: Recognizing Gingivitis

Here are some warning signs

1/16/2007
Gum Disease, Pancreatic Cancer Link Seen

It's another reason to practice good dental care, experts say