Misc. Dental Problem News

Date Posted
Article Title
2/15/2006
Diabetes Can Harm Young Children's Gums

Study finds evidence of damage in kids as young as 6

2/12/2006
Brush Up on Good Dental Care

Tried and true tips to maintain terrific teeth

2/7/2006
Health Tip: My Dentist Wants Me to Take an Antibiotic

It may help ward off periodontal disease

1/25/2006
Health Tip: Brush Your Teeth, Help Your Heart

Gum care important in controlling plaque

1/8/2006
Tough Love for Tiny Teeth

Neglecting your child's baby teeth can cause problems with permanent teeth, experts say

12/27/2005
Health Tip: Does Your Dental Visit Require Antibiotics?

People with joint replacement often are at greater risk of infection

12/21/2005
Health Tip: Floss for Good Tooth Health

Here's how to do it properly

12/20/2005
Fewer Teeth May Mean More Heart Woes

Study finds association between tooth loss, cardiovascular disease

12/20/2005
Health Tip: When Your Mouth Makes Your Head Hurt

Poorly aligned jaw can give you a headache

12/8/2005
Cholesterol May Link Gum Disease, Heart Disease

Small study suggests periodontitis encourages a bad form of the blood fat

12/6/2005
Health Tip: Want Those Pearly Whites Brighter?

Be careful in choosing a dental whitening system

11/29/2005
Got Gum Trouble? Your Heart Might Be Next

Infected gums can contribute to clogged arteries, experts say

11/24/2005
11/11/2005
Health Tip: Abscesses Stem From Bacterial Infection

See your dentist promptly to reduce pain

10/14/2005
10/7/2005
Health Tip: If You Have Dry Mouth

Dentists can help treat symptoms

10/3/2005
Amoxicillin May Damage Infants' Teeth

But the researchers stress finding is preliminary, more study needed

9/29/2005
Health Tip: Avoid Gum Disease

Especially as you get older

9/20/2005
More Young People Diagnosed With Gum Disease

Periodontal trouble may also raise risks for pregnant women, study finds

9/12/2005
Smokers Less Likely to Visit Dentist

But they're at higher risk for dental trouble than nonsmokers, experts warn

8/29/2005
Your Workout May Help You Beat Gum Infection

Heart-healthy habits help fight dental diseases

8/26/2005
C-Sections Linked to Higher Cavity Risk in Babies

Less bacterial exposure during birth may be the cause, study suggests

8/25/2005
A Good Checkup for Americans' Oral Health

New government report finds they're winning the fight against tooth decay

8/19/2005
Health Tip: When to Change a Toothbrush

Every three months, or after an illness

8/15/2005
Health Tip: Preventing Canker Sores

Avoid abrasive and spicey foods

8/11/2005
Health Tip: Diabetics Prone to Dental Problems

Must pay close attention to oral health

8/2/2005
Health Tip: Keep Kids' Gums Healthy

Tell your doctor if you see warning signs

7/29/2005
Health Tip: Protect Your Child's Teeth

Help keep them from chipping or breaking

7/19/2005
Ibuprofen Before Gum Surgery Raises Bleeding

Study suggests patients should halt use of the drug before procedure

7/18/2005
Health Tip: Pain in the Pearly Whites at Night

When you can't see a dentist until the next morning

7/14/2005
Orthodontic Treatment? Relax...

Natural hormone relaxin may loosen teeth up for less painful care

7/13/2005
Dental Advice Doled Out For Free

Experts will field questions on toll-free hotline on July 15

6/24/2005
Scared of the Dentist? You're Not Alone

Survey finds women more fearful than men -- maybe

6/19/2005
Twins Study Suggests Possible Alzheimer's Risk Factors

They include childhood health and whether you've had a stroke

6/15/2005
Health Tip: Words of Wisdom Teeth

When extraction may be necessary

6/10/2005
Health Tip: Teeth Chattering at the Dentist?

What to do about dental anxiety

6/8/2005
Raisins Contain Beneficial Compounds for Dental Health

But one expert warns the fruit in its natural form may promote cavities

6/8/2005
Health Tip: Using a Mouth Rinse

Can mask a real problem

5/26/2005
Health Tip: Do You Have a Cracked Tooth?

Sometimes, it's difficult to tell

5/9/2005
Health Tip: Afraid of the Dentist?

Try these anxiety-busting tips

5/4/2005
Cell Therapy Targets Gum Disease, Stretch Marks

Special dermal-layer cells might even regrow hair, company says

4/21/2005
A Clean Sweep for Electric Toothbrushes

Circular-motion models beat manual brushing, studies show

4/18/2005
Oral Rinse Targets Gingivitis

Kills bacteria that cause gum inflammation

4/15/2005
Health Tip: If You Grind Your Teeth

Suggestions that may help you stop

4/8/2005
Mercury Fillings in Moms Don't Lead to Small Babies

Risk of low birth weight infants debunked in new study

4/6/2005
Health Tip: Your Baby's Teething

How to help young choppers feel better

3/31/2005
Light Therapy May Give Gum Disease the Blues

Oral bacteria seem sensitive to certain types of light

3/23/2005
Mom's Mouth Germs Could Spur Premature Birth

Tooth decay bacteria may travel to uterus, researcher suspects

3/17/2005
Cost Keeping Seniors from Dental Care

Vast majority have no dental insurance, study finds

3/17/2005
Health Tip: Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

A bottle in bed is no-no