Misc. Dental Problem News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

1/10/2007
Health Tip: Grinding Your Teeth

Often, it's prompted by stress

1/1/2007
Keep Sugary Drinks Out of Sippy Cups

Bathing young teeth in sweet liquids boosts tooth decay, dentists warn

12/26/2006
Don't Brush Off Dental Health Over the Holidays

Sweet treats can be bitter on teeth, doctors warn

12/26/2006
Health Tip: Don't Ignore Bleeding Gums

They could signal dental or periodontal disease

12/25/2006
Health Tip: Helpful Hints for Flossing

Keep teeth and gums healthy

12/21/2006
Stem Cell Technique Could Help Kids Avoid Root Canal

It allows the tooth's regenerative cells to continue making strong teeth

11/1/2006
Gum Disease Doesn't Affect Birth Outcomes

Study refutes prior findings linking poor gum health to preemie delivery

10/24/2006
10/23/2006
New Treatment Spots, Kills Bad Oral Bacteria

Antimicrobial rinse could be used to fight cavities, bad breath, scientists say

10/14/2006
Gum Disease Can Trigger Host of Problems

Left untreated, it can contribute to ills ranging from diabetes to heart trouble

10/4/2006
Health Tip: Taking Care of Your Teeth

Good dental care and diet are key

9/14/2006
Gum Implants Could Treat Periodontal Disease

Researchers say they release medicines that treat inflammation, infection

9/7/2006
FDA Advisers Reject Safety Report on Dental Fillings

Mercury-containing amalgams need further study, they contend

8/30/2006
Health Tip: Your Child's Pacifier

It shouldn't be used once permanent teeth emerge

8/23/2006
Health Tip: If You Want Whiter Teeth

Discuss options with your dentist

8/18/2006
Flossing a Quick Fix for Gum Disease, Bad Breath

Twins' study shows big results in just 2 weeks

8/11/2006
Health Tip: Caring for Your Dentures

Keep bacteria at bay with regular cleaning

8/3/2006
'SmileLine' Call-In to Field Oral Health Questions

Free advice by phone is just one part of Friday's Dental Awareness Day

7/31/2006
Health Tip: Prevent Periodontitis

Proper dental care can spare your teeth

7/10/2006
Health Tip: Teething Suggestions

Ways to comfort your baby

6/29/2006
Protein Holds Promise as Tooth Regenerator

It helps rebuild dentin, a bone-like hard tissue, researchers report

6/29/2006
Health Tip: Take Care of Those Braces

Avoid foods that can loosen or bend them

6/29/2006
Mercury in Dental Fillings Safe for School-Age Children

But data is lacking on their effect, if any, on preschoolers' cognition, researchers say

6/18/2006
Simple Steps Bring Sweeter Breath

Good tooth and tongue care can prevent halitosis, experts say

6/15/2006
Gum Disease Can Harm Much More Than Your Teeth

Periodontal problems could aggravate other ailments, such as diabetes and heart disease

6/13/2006
Health Tip: My Teeth Are Discolored

Foods and medications are likely culprits

6/7/2006
Health Tip: Bad Breath Isn't Always a Harmless Problem

Sometimes it can indicate a serious condition

5/31/2006
Health Tip: Preventing Cavities

Proper care is key to good dental health

5/24/2006
Genes Help Gum-Disease Germ Harm Arteries

They could explain how periodontal infections boost heart risks, researchers say

5/12/2006
Sports Drink Can Be Tough on Teeth

The energizing beverages are harmful to enamel, dentists say

4/19/2006
No Clear Winner in Fight Against Bad Breath

Most methods only mask bacteria-linked odors, study finds

4/18/2006
New Research Finds Mercury Fillings Are Safe

Others contend findings aren't the final word on issue

4/14/2006
Timely Tricks Save Knocked-Out Teeth

Keep it in its socket, then rush to endodontist, experts advise

4/11/2006
4/5/2006
Flint Drills Kept Stone-Age Smiles Bright

Evidence of sophisticated, 9,000-year-old dentistry unearthed in Pakistan

4/1/2006
Limit Your Kid's Sugar for Better Dental Health

How often and when kids have sweets is as important in prevention, dentists say

3/31/2006
Health Tip: Dry Socket in Your Mouth

How to prevent this after tooth extraction

3/29/2006
Health Tip: When to Have Wisdom Teeth Removed

If they're not causing problems, you may not need surgery

3/25/2006
Young Smiles Can Fall Prey to Tooth Decay

Even preschoolers struggle with dental problems

3/22/2006
Some Local Drinking Water Contains Too Much Fluoride

U.S. panel concludes that health threats exist, including bone fractures

3/10/2006
Red Wine May Ward Off Gum Disease

But one expert cautioned that the findings are very preliminary

3/10/2006
Anti-Inflammatory Drug Might Ease Gum Disease

An omega-3 product proves effective in rabbit study

3/9/2006
Popular Drinks Eat Away at Tooth Enamel

Acidic beverages such as Gatorade, Red Bull and Coke can erode smiles, study suggests

3/9/2006
Spit Test Spots Oral Cancer

Saliva holds gene 'signature' that warns of early disease, study finds

3/8/2006
SCHIP Program Boosts Kids' Dental Care

Study finds the state-run initiative is having an impact

3/8/2006
Ancient Wisdom Teeth Reveal Humans' Changing Diet

15,000-year-old remains suggest a shift away from coarser foods

2/27/2006
Health Tip: Thumb Sucking Can Cause Long-Term Problems

May affect tooth and jaw alignment

2/24/2006
Poor Gums Take Big Bite Out of Health

Periodontal disease ups risks for diabetes, heart disease and preemie delivery, experts warn