Got Arthritis? Take Care of Your Teeth
If those aching joints are a result of rheumatoid arthritis, it may be a signal to take extra care of your teeth.
Recommended Sugar Levels May Need to Change
Cutting back on the sweets may be a concern for those trying to slim down, but it should also be a concern for those who want to protect their teeth, say the authors of a new study.
Kids' Healthy Dental Habits Begin at Home
Youngsters returning to school from the summer face challenges in proper oral health, including maintaining good lunch habits, protecting their teeth in sports and flossing.
Smoking Away a Healthy Smile
Of course good oral hygiene is key in preventing tooth loss, but other lifestyle factors are important too. Healthy teeth may reflect healthy lifestyle choices.
Vitamin D for Pearly Whites?
Could soaking up some sun or otherwise getting a good dose of vitamin D help keep those pearly whites healthy?
Bigger, Badder Tooth From Poverty
Keeping your teeth healthy is hard to do, especially when poverty is a factor. And for kids growing up in hard economic times, keeping the entire body healthy is a real challenge.
Red Bull & Monster Terrorize Teeth
Expecting to see lots of Gatorade at your Memorial Day cookout? Or planning to chug a few Red Bulls to make the long drive to visit family? Your teeth may suffer for both.
The Low Down on Sugar-Free
Sugar-free products have taken over the nation showing up in beverages and foods. They have been thought to lower caloric intake and prevent dental caries. How much of this is really true?
The Good Kind of Fat
Recent research from Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health indicates polyunsaturated fats may help protect gums from disease.