Misc. Dental Problem News

Date Posted
Article Title
12/31/2002
Tooth Abscess

How to soothe the pain

12/26/2002
Pearly Whites

Tooth bleaching tips

12/12/2002
Periodontal Disease Linked to Stroke

Fewer teeth, higher risk, study finds

12/11/2002
Teething Timetable

When new teeth appear

12/6/2002
Brace Yourself

Know what to do for broken dental appliances

11/26/2002
They're Not Just Cavity Fillers

Regular dentist checkups include oral cancer screening as well

11/21/2002
Tooth Troubles

Stemming a child's pain

11/11/2002
Forensic Science Brings Closure to Missing Veteran's Family

Two teeth found in Vietnamese gravesite help identify soldier

11/8/2002
Bone Disease Diagnosis From Where You'd Least Expect It

Dentists can detect signs of osteoporosis and bulimia

11/7/2002
Easy on the Juice

Limit your child's fruit juice consumption

10/25/2002
An Athlete's Safety Plan

This one has teeth in it

10/18/2002
Baby Bottle Blight Targets Teeth

Avoid juice, milk at night

10/7/2002
Smile When You Say Cheese

... And when you eat it

10/1/2002
Mouth Problems Can Worsen With Age

Take care of your teeth and gums

9/28/2002
Can Heart Disease Be Found by Saying Ahhh?

Mouse study ties oral infections, but some experts are dubious

8/27/2002
Winning Smile Comes At a Price

Whitening may cause tooth sensitivity

8/13/2002
Get Early Start on Kids' Dental Care

The time to begin is before the first teeth come in, expert says

7/11/2002
Smile When You Say Cheese

Nutrients help keep teeth healthy

7/9/2002
Tooth Wisdom

Dental risk factors for kids

7/3/2002
Dental Group to Offer Phone Advice

SmileLine to answer questions for a day

7/3/2002
Knocked Out

What to do if you lose a tooth

6/3/2002
It's the Same Old Grind

Your teeth grind while you sleep

5/30/2002
Elderly Smokers Less Likely to Visit Doctor

New survey shows correlation between medical visits and smoking habits

5/20/2002
Paste to Soothe the Savage Breath

Which toothpastes work best?

4/30/2002
Mercury Not Necessarily Sickening Dentists

Study finds higher levels, but no proof of ill effects

4/30/2002
Brushing's Good for Your Heart

Mouth bacteria can travel to your ticker

4/23/2002
Morning Drills Best for Heart Patients

Dentist visits early in day reduce cardiovascular stress

4/23/2002
A Brief Dental Quiz

What's the safer snack to munch on?

3/29/2002
Tongue Jewelry Chips Away Teeth and Gums

Study finds risk higher for long-term, long-ring wearers

3/28/2002
Food To Sink Your Teeth Into

Chopper-friendly meals

3/25/2002
Burp If You Have Dentures

There's a connection between false teeth and gas

3/12/2002
Coffee to Go, Please, No Milk, Sugar -- or Cavities

New research suggests java can keep tooth decay at bay

3/6/2002
Juice or Soda

Which is better for your teeth?

3/1/2002
Gumming Into the Mainstream

Chewing gum isn't uncool anymore

2/26/2002
Fluoride May Mottle Children's Teeth

CDC suggests increase in cosmetic condition linked to increased availability of mineral

2/23/2002
Dentists Need to Brush Up on Baby Care

American Dental Association urges parents to schedule child's first checkup by age 1

2/21/2002
More Americans Drinking Fluoridated Water

Rates up slightly, but U.S. finds some states lagging

2/21/2002
Dentures Give False Impressions

It's difficult to copy them perfectly

2/14/2002
Sports You Can Sink Your Teeth Into

Which are the most dangerous to your choppers

2/1/2002
Attacking Plaque

It won't help if you brush harder

1/30/2002
A Mouthful of Trouble

U.S. to draft plan for improving Americans' oral health

1/5/2002
A Smile That Lasts

Gold and silver dental amalgams are stronger than tooth-colored composites

12/28/2001
Dentists See a Less-Grinding Future

The drill could become an art as experts predict 'bio-solutions' for a host of ills

12/23/2001
The Pitfalls of a Brighter Smile

Do-it-yourself attempts to whiten your teeth may leave you frowning

12/20/2001
Dental Dangers

Your teeth have more enemies than sugar

11/23/2001
Toothsome Beauties Who Know the Drill

Computerized mannequins that mimic real-life patients are moving into U.S. dental schools

11/21/2001
Here's a Sound Bite

There's hidden risk in tongue piercing

11/15/2001
How to Delay Decay

Avoid what sticks to your teeth

11/13/2001
Look, Ma, No Pneumonia

Study: Supervised toothbrushing can prevent lung disease in elderly

11/8/2001
Dentists Buzzing About Beeswax

Bee secretions could help fight cavities