Misc. Dental Problem News

Date Posted
Article Title
9/30/2009
Doctor Visits Are Getting Short Shrift in Tight Economy

More than a third of Americans have cut back on medical care, survey finds

9/25/2009
Health Tip: Understanding Gum Disease

Your risk increases with age

9/22/2009
Health Tip: Prevent Cavities

Help keep teeth strong and healthy

9/8/2009
Gum Disease May Increase Head and Neck Cancer Risk

The threat seems the same for smokers, nonsmokers, study finds

8/17/2009
8/3/2009
Scientists Bioengineer New Teeth in Mice

They hope feat will someday lead to organ generation for humans

7/28/2009
FDA Calls for Stricter Controls on Mercury Fillings

But notes dental devices pose no great risk to most people; consumer organization aghast at ruling

7/22/2009
Health Tip: If You Fear Going to the Dentist

Here are suggestions to help calm your nerves

7/7/2009
New Weapon Emerges to Fight Kids' Cavities

Xylitol syrup may protect baby teeth from decay, much like fluoride, study finds

5/26/2009
Gum Disease, Heart Disease Share Genetic Link

Discovery helps explain association between the two illnesses

5/9/2009
Acid Drinks Blamed for Increase in Tooth Erosion

The way people savor flavor compounds the problem, experts say

4/15/2009
Health Tip: Do You Have an Impacted Tooth?

Head and neck pain may be symptoms

4/5/2009
Biological Product Shows Promise Against Gum Disease

When tested in rabbits, resolvins reduced inflammation

4/5/2009
Obesity Boosts Gum Disease Risk

Experts say common denominator may be inflammation, suggest heart-healthy diet

4/3/2009
Sports Drinks May Be Tough on Teeth

Experts even suggest delaying brushing after consumption

4/3/2009
Gum Disease May Reactivate AIDS Virus

Japanese study points to good oral health as a means to prevent spread of HIV

3/12/2009
Health Tip: Prevent Bleeding Gums

Brushing and flossing will help

3/9/2009
Most Insured Adults Worry About Health Care Costs: Poll

Many are skipping medical, dental visits because of financial concerns

2/24/2009
Health Tip: At Risk for Gingivitis

Who should be concerned about gum disease

2/24/2009
Scientists Find Gene for Tooth Enamel

Discovery might someday lead to new dental techniques

2/17/2009
Health Tip: Tobacco and Oral Health

What it can do to your mouth

2/13/2009
1/29/2009
Gum Disease Treatment Doesn't Cut Preterm Birth Risk

They may share common underlying trait, but connection is vague, study says

1/8/2009
1/7/2009
Health Tip: Help Stop Thumbsucking

Before it affects your child's teeth

1/1/2009
Study Links Osteoporosis Drugs to Jaw Trouble

Condition marked by pain, swelling, loose teeth and exposed bone

12/18/2008
Health Tip: Diabetes and Gum Disease

Here are some warning signs

12/15/2008
Health Tip: Braces Basics

Take care of your teeth and braces

12/1/2008
Health Tip: Help Prevent Cavities

Take good care of your teeth

11/27/2008
Women Smokers Lose 14.5 Years Off Life Span

November is lung cancer awareness month, and doctors urge everyone to kick the habit

11/20/2008
Dental Implants Need More Work Than Root Canals

Review suggests preserving natural teeth should be top priority for patients, clinicians

10/28/2008
Rheumatoid Arthritis May Harm Gums

Periodontal disease rises as the joint ailment worsens, research shows

10/22/2008
Health Tip: Fluoride Use by Children

How much do they need?

10/17/2008
Hormones May Be to Blame for Women's Cavity Rates

Reproductive pressures, dietary preferences all contribute, anthropologist suggests

9/29/2008
Pain More a Cause of Arthritis Than a Symptom

Nerve cells may help spur inflammation, study shows

9/24/2008
Bisphosphonates Cause Rare Eye Inflammation

Finding just latest in list of potential adverse events for bone-saving medications

9/11/2008
An Oral Approach to Heart Disease

Researchers study interaction of mouth bacteria and blood cells

8/22/2008
Laser Technology Spots Cavities Before They Start

It might someday help lessen dentists' reliance on the dreaded drill

7/28/2008
Health Tip: Dental Care for Seniors

Suggestions for brushing

7/24/2008
Gummy Bears Join Cavity Fight

Treats sweetened with xylitol cut levels of bacteria in children's plaque, study finds

7/9/2008
Health Tip: Keep Teeth in Tip-Top Shape

Help prevent dental problems

7/8/2008
A Sweet Way to Shield Baby's Teeth

Syrup containing sugar substitute xylitol actually helps prevent cavities, researchers say

7/4/2008
Mom's Vitamin D Levels Affect Baby's Dental Health

Low concentrations may lead to enamel defects, early tooth decay, study finds

6/23/2008
Health Tip: The Word on Wisdom Teeth

What to expect after they're removed

6/20/2008
Health Tip: Calming Your Fear of the Dentist

Don't be afraid to reveal your anxiety

6/9/2008
Good Oral Hygiene May Protect Against Heart Infections

Daily care of teeth, gums keeps risk of bacterial disease in valves at bay

6/7/2008
Gum Care Helps Control Type 2 Diabetes and Its Complications

Periodontal disease associated with higher levels of insulin resistance, studies say

6/3/2008
Researcher Finds Link Between Pregnancy and Tooth Loss

Women with multiple children need to be especially vigilant about oral health, findings suggest

5/27/2008
Gum Disease Might Boost Cancer Risk

Chronic inflammation could be the link, experts say

5/6/2008
Health Tip: X-Rays at the Dentist

What they can help detect