Misc. Dental Problem News

Date Posted
Article Title
3/17/2005
Health Tip: Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

A bottle in bed is no-no

3/16/2005
Health Tip: Battling Bad Breath

Help may be a brush away

3/11/2005
Panoramic Dental X-Rays Seldom Necessary

Dentists should spare patients exposure when they can, researcher says

3/4/2005
Health Tip: Keep Your Gums Healthy

Brush and floss regularly

3/3/2005
Spit Test Predicts Tots' Tooth Troubles

New saliva-based screen assesses long-term cavity risk

2/18/2005
Saliva Testing Moves Into the Mainstream

Lowly spit might be a lifesaver in disease, infection detection

2/17/2005
Hotline Offers Free Dental Advice

National call-in sponsors hope to boost overall health

2/13/2005
Love Your Teeth This Valentine's Day

Kiss tooth trouble goodbye with these expert tips

2/11/2005
Timely Tips for Teens and Their Teeth

Experts say too many teens neglect their smile

2/7/2005
Gum Disease Seems to Clog Arteries

High levels of mouth bacteria linked to cardiovascular trouble, study finds

2/4/2005
Health Tip: Mouth Problems Can Worsen With Age

Take care of your teeth and gums

2/3/2005
Friday Means Free Dental Care for Needy Kids

ADA's 'Give Kids A Smile' day involves dentists nationwide

1/24/2005
Health Tip: Dealing With Facial Pain

Correct diagnosis is essential to proper treatment

1/19/2005
Health Tip: Brush Your Baby's Teeth

Suggestions to help infants and older toddlers

1/18/2005
Health Tip: Avoid Chewing Aspirin

Long-term practice could damage teeth

12/22/2004
Amalgam Fillings Get Green Light

Review finds insufficient evidence they cause health problems

12/17/2004
Health Tip: Save Your Kids' Smiles

Make sure they brush and floss after holiday goodies

12/14/2004
Health Tip: Get Thy Baby to a Dentist

Infants need checkups, too

11/28/2004
Caring for America's Aging Smiles

As the population grays, experts warn of dental care crisis

11/15/2004
Health Tip: When to Change Your Toothbrush

Every three to four months, experts say

11/5/2004
Tobacco Use Causes Oral Health Decay

Can lead to gum disease, mouth cancer, dentists warn

11/3/2004
10/26/2004
Health Tip: Canker Sores

Stress can up your risk, some experts say

10/26/2004
Health Tip: Do You Need a Dental Implant?

A replacement for missing choppers

10/18/2004
Health Tip: How Dry I Am

Fight dry mouth

10/4/2004
Health Tip: Dentures Can Restore Your Smile

But mouth care is still important

9/23/2004
Health Tip: Oral Piercing

Though increasingly popular, it can be dangerous

9/20/2004
Health Tip: Filling a Cavity

There are several options

9/17/2004
Health Tip: You Don't Have To Be Royalty to Need a Crown

Cosmetic denture covers a multiplicity of ills

9/8/2004
9/3/2004
Kids Have Alternative to Dental Anesthesia

Sedation method avoids risk, and children feel no pain

9/3/2004
Health Tip: Brush and Floss!

Or risk losing your teeth

8/27/2004
8/23/2004
Health Tip: Don't Be Afraid of the Dentist

Here are some ways to get ready

8/22/2004
Keep Your Kids Cavity-Free

Experts offer back-to-school advice on how to prevent tooth decay

8/19/2004
Sinking Your Teeth Into Whitening Products

Gels, strips or 'power bleaching': Experts rank what's best

8/9/2004
Possible Link Between Tooth Whiteners and Oral Cancer Found

Small study suggests key ingredients may start inflammation process

7/27/2004
6/24/2004
Bad Teeth? Don't Blame Your Childhood

Unhealthy adult lifestyle more likely to cause damage

6/22/2004
Health Tip: Angry Men Risk Gum Disease

Stress linked to poor oral health

6/18/2004
Health Tip: Dental Care for Seniors

How to avoid gum disease, tooth decay

5/31/2004
Say So Long to Spit Tobacco

Dipping, chewing aren't safe alternatives to smoking, experts say

5/29/2004
Keep Kids' Tooth Decay at Bay

Eating breakfast, plenty of fruits and veggies can reduce risks

5/25/2004
Mouth Bacteria Can Fight HIV

Study finds some kinds can block virus, immune cells it infects

5/25/2004
Health Tip: Modern Orthodontics

It can correct more than crooked teeth

5/19/2004
Plastic Surgeons Frown on Reality TV Shows

Say they raise false hopes, risks of complications

5/13/2004
Low-Carb Diets Can Cause Bad Breath

Dental experts offer tips for fighting halitosis

5/12/2004
Health Tip: Arthritis and Teeth Brushing

Some suggestions to make it easier

5/4/2004
4/30/2004
Health Tip: Diabetes and Mouth Care

Dental neglect could affect blood glucose levels