Misc. Dental Problem News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/27/2004
Small Babies Tied to Dental X-Rays in Pregnancy

Study finds risk higher, especially when it goes full term

4/22/2004
Dental Headaches

Poorly aligned jaw can make your head throb

4/9/2004
Dental Pain Memory May Be 'All in Your Head'

Stress affects how much pain is recalled

3/23/2004
Gum Disease

Your risk increases with age

3/11/2004
Fighting Fungal Infections

Scientists find way to enhance activity of peptides that battle them

2/11/2004
Dental Care: A Lesson Best Learned Early in Life

Children's teeth should be brushed as soon as they appear

2/11/2004
A Mother Learns About Kids and Tooth Decay the Hard Way

At age 4, her son needed $3,000 in dental work

2/4/2004
Give Your Children Great Smiles

Free dental services offered across the nation on Feb. 6

1/29/2004
Toothbrush Care

Change it every three months

1/22/2004
New Way to Spot Periodontal Disease

Routine blood test can detect signs of gum infection

1/16/2004
Another Canker Sore?

Tips for avoiding recurrence

1/16/2004
That Tooth Can Be Saved

Acting quickly can salvage it once it's been knocked out

1/12/2004
Diabetes and Oral Health

Tell your dentist about your condition

12/25/2003
Gum Disease in Kids

Watch out for plaque

12/23/2003
Prevent Chipped Teeth

Some precautions for young children

12/18/2003
Older Americans Are on the Cuspid of Dental History

State-by-state analysis shows tooth retention rates are up

12/17/2003
Periodontitis an Antisocial Disease?

Anger, isolation raise risk of gum deterioration, study finds

11/24/2003
Can't Reach Your Dentist?

Until you can, here's what to do for that toothache

10/24/2003
Don't Smile If You Don't Floss a Lot

Most American fail at oral hygiene basics, say dental hygienists

10/24/2003
The Grin Gives Him Away

Flossing always comes first in this doctor's schedule

10/23/2003
Severe Gum Disease Common in Diabetics

Gum infections leading to tooth loss should be treated aggressively

10/23/2003
Dentists Can Detect Eating Disorders

Changes in mouth can signal possible problems, experts say

10/8/2003
Brushing Your Teeth for Two Minutes

A longer session may not be more effective

9/25/2003
Tooth Loss Damages Diet

Can lead to less healthy eating habits, study finds

9/19/2003
Words of Wisdom Teeth

When extraction may be necessary

9/19/2003
Knowing When Gum Disease Has Hit

Many people don't recognize signs of periodontal condition

9/12/2003
Chattering Teeth

What to do about dental anxiety

9/9/2003
Rinsing Your Mouth

Can mask a real problem

9/5/2003
Widely Spaced Teeth

Use an interdental brush

9/2/2003
Juices Better Than Colas for Kids' Teeth

Sugary soft drinks and powdered beverages contribute to tooth decay

9/1/2003
Oral Cancer

Know the signs

8/26/2003
Dental Procedure Can Affect Premature Birth

Scaling and root planing dramatically reduced preterm births for those with periodontal disease

8/21/2003
Taking a Bite Out of Headache Pain

Some say tiny dental device can prevent migraines

7/31/2003
Could Your Smile Betray a Heart Risk?

Early study results find cardiovascular link to tooth loss

6/19/2003
Too Much Brushing Can Be a Bad Thing

Could cause permanent damage to your teeth, study finds

6/4/2003
Common Antibiotic May Discolor Gums

Long-term use of minocycline can turn gums, teeth blackish-blue, study says

5/5/2003
Doctors Urged to Fight Dental Decay in Babies

Pediatricians should take action before a child has a first tooth

4/25/2003
Attention: Tooth Decayers

Preserve your pearly whites

4/21/2003
Will the Tooth Fairy Don a Lab Coat?

Pulp of baby teeth a reservoir of stem cells

4/4/2003
Teeth Grinding

Clues you may be clenching your teeth while you snooze

3/31/2003
Low-Dose Radiation Harms Cells Longer

But researcher says it could be a protective mechanism

3/27/2003
Deter Dental Decay

Have sealants applied to your kids' teeth

3/22/2003
A Massage With Your Filling?

Pampered touches at dental offices bring smiles to patients' faces

3/11/2003
Passive Smoke Tied to Dental Woes in Kids

Study finds link, but expert sees no association

2/27/2003
Tooth Brushing Techniques

Proper brushing can prevent gum disease

2/26/2003
Good Dental Habits Start Earlier Than You Think

Parents can set a child's course for healthy teeth in infancy

2/13/2003
Say Ahh for Eating Disorders

Dentists can play a key role in spotting anorexia, bulimia

2/10/2003
Keeping Cavities Out of Your Child's Mouth

Advice on how to protect your kids from tooth decay

1/14/2003
Sweet Nothings

Sugar has little nutritional value

1/13/2003
Baby Brush Strokes

Care for your baby's teeth