Misc. Dental Problem News

Date Posted
Article Title
9/16/2015
9/9/2015
Health Tip: Chewing Gum Can Help Your Teeth

Suggestions to help reduce cavities

9/1/2015
Dentists Drill Patients for Drug Abuse Information

Survey finds most ask about illegal substance use

8/23/2015
Back-to-School Tips for Healthy Teeth

Dental hygiene, good diet and regular checkups make for pearly whites, expert says

8/20/2015
Health Tip: Diet Affects Your Dental Health

Eat healthier for your teeth

8/10/2015
Health Tip: Diabetes Can Take a Toll on Teeth and Mouth

Here's how it can affect pearly whites

8/7/2015
What Parents Can Do to Promote Good Dental Health

Eat right and teach kids how to care for their teeth properly, expert suggests

7/15/2015
Health Tip: Floss Teeth With Minimal Pain

Do it carefully, but not too hard or too soft

6/19/2015
Ancient Teeth Show Signs of Indoor Air Pollution

Researchers discover traces of charcoal, likely from cave fires, in tartar

6/15/2015
Breast-Feeding May Have Dental Benefits, Study Suggests

But kids also had fewer 'misaligned' teeth if they reduced pacifier use, researchers say

6/15/2015
Breastfeeding and Dental Health

Breastfeeding may reduce the risk of common dental problems in children, new study finds.

6/11/2015
Health Tip: Caring for Sensitive Teeth

Changing your toothpaste may help

6/4/2015
Sharing a Bathroom With Many Others? Your Toothbrush Likely Has 'Fecal Matter'

Study in a college dorm finds 60 percent of toothbrushes were contaminated

6/4/2015
Health Tip: Take Care of Your Teeth

And see a dentist regularly

5/22/2015
Treating Gum Disease Might Help Prostate Symptoms: Study

Periodontal problems linked to inflammation throughout the body, researcher says

4/27/2015
U.S. Lowers Recommended Fluoride Levels in Drinking Water

Move is attempt to prevent teeth staining caused by overexposure to the mineral

4/9/2015
3/30/2015
Health Tip: Are Wisdom Teeth Causing Problems?

Signs you should have them removed

3/6/2015
Health Tip: Teach Children About Dental Hygiene

Show them how to brush and floss properly

2/26/2015
Get Checked for Diabetes While Getting Your Teeth Cleaned?

Study found testing blood from mouth was as accurate as finger prick at diagnosing condition

2/25/2015
Fluoride in Drinking Water Tied to Higher Rates of Underactive Thyroid

British study found an association, but couldn't prove cause-and-effect

2/20/2015
Postmenopausal Women May Be at Risk of Gum Disease

If bone fracture odds are elevated, mouth health likely a concern, researchers say

2/18/2015
Beavers Offer Tips on Cavity Prevention

Iron in their teeth enamel provides superior protection, study says

2/16/2015
2/15/2015
Dentists Offer Tips to Keep Young Children Cavity-Free

Snacking 24/7 can lead to serious decay

2/6/2015
Prevent Tooth Loss and Dental Work With Good Gum Care

Dental surgeon offers advice on keeping your mouth healthy

2/4/2015
Health Tip: Want a Brighter Smile?

Suggestions for whiter teeth

12/19/2014
Loss of Teeth Linked to Physical, Mental Decline in Study

Researchers say association was strongest among 60- to 74-year-olds

11/7/2014
Health Tip: Chewing Sugar-Free Gum

It doesn't replace good dental care

10/13/2014
10/6/2014
EPA Wants Less Dental Mercury Entering Environment

U.S. government agency preparing rule to limit discharge of cavity-filling material

10/2/2014
Health Tip: Choosing Mouth-Healthy Foods

Edibles that are better for your teeth

9/26/2014
Health Tip: Health Tip: Are Your Teeth in a Grind?

Suggestions for people who grind teeth

9/24/2014
Health Tip: Help Prevent Gum Disease

Brush teeth and floss often

9/19/2014
Oral Health in Women of Childbearing Age Needs Improvement

Large disparity in dental care, U.S. government research shows

9/10/2014
Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says

Report finds gaps in basic medical care, vaccines, and vision and hearing screenings

9/9/2014
9/5/2014
Family Troubles Tied to Poorer Dental Health, Study Discovers

The more physical, verbal aggression there was in the home, the more cavities parents and children had

8/25/2014
Pediatricians Offer New Dental Recommendations

American Academy of Pediatrics urges fluoride use on first teeth to prevent decay

8/13/2014
Malnutrition Threatens Many U.S. Seniors Seen at ERs

Depression, dental problems, difficulty buying groceries among most common reasons, study finds

8/12/2014
What's the Best Way to Brush Your Teeth?

Expert advice is 'unacceptably inconsistent,' study finds

8/11/2014
Acidic Drinks Can Damage Kids' Teeth Permanently, Expert Warns

Some sodas, juices and sports drinks may harm young smiles

8/4/2014
Health Tip: Protecting Children's Teeth

Don't put juice in baby's bottle

5/28/2014
Low-Power Laser May Trigger Tooth Repair

Findings could lead to noninvasive dental treatments, report authors of animal study

5/22/2014
Health Tip: Why Teeth Are Sensitive

Symptom may indicate tooth decay

5/21/2014
Placenta Might Have Its Own Helpful Bacteria

This 'community' may serve crucial role in preparing newborns for life outside the womb, researchers say

5/15/2014
5/6/2014
Doctors Should Give Toddlers Fluoride Treatments: U.S. Task Force

Expert panel says primary care physicians should help in effort to prevent cavities in young children

4/18/2014
Oil-Swishing Craze: Snake Oil or All-Purpose Remedy?

Some people swear by the practice, but little research exists to back up health claims

3/27/2014