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October is National Dental Hygiene Month

October 10, 2014 - Encourage good brushing, flossing and rinsing habits during National Dental Hygiene Month! Click to read article

New campaign encourages welfare recipients to brush teeth in New Zealand

October 8, 2014 - New Zealand's recent oral health campaign is raising eyebrows. See how it stacks up compared to U.S. methods. Click to read article

Quarterback Cam Newton had teeth pulled

October 6, 2014 - Carolina Panthers Quarterback Cam Newton led his team to victory against the Chicago Bears in week five despite having his wisdom teeth removed a few days earlier. Click to read article

Choosing the perfect toothbrush

October 3, 2014 - Toothbrushes are essential tools for oral hygiene. Click to read article

How to make your trip to the dentist more pleasant

October 2, 2014 - For many people, the thought of sitting in the dental chair brings on scared feelings. Click to read article

Paralyzed painter uses teeth for artwork

September 30, 2014 - Mariam Pare, 38, paints with a brush clenched between her teeth. Click to read article

How to: Keep fresh breath at a concert

September 30, 2014 - At a music fest, make sure your breath isn't hitting the wrong notes. Click to read article

Study: Daily sugar intake must be reduced

September 30, 2014 - The average American consumes about 3 pounds of sugar each week. It's time to start cutting back. Click to read article

Filling the gap: False teeth in the Philippines

September 29, 2014 - A denture maker in the Philippines uses the town's gold to fit some customers with dentures. Click to read article

Is exercise bad for teeth?

September 26, 2014 - Get to the bottom of the exercise-oral health argument. Click to read article

7 fun oral health children's books

September 25, 2014 - Make learning about taking care of teeth fun by having your kids sink their teeth into a children's book. Click to read article

Baby born with two fully-formed teeth

September 25, 2014 - A healthy Welsh baby was born with two fully-formed incisors in her bottom gum. Click to read article

Baseball players and chewing tobacco

September 24, 2014 - After the death of hall of famer Tony Gwynn and Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's struggle with squamous cell carcinoma, health officials are taking a deeper look into the connection between baseball and smokeless tobacco. Click to read article

CDC: Millions of kids don't have preventive dental care

September 18, 2014 - Millions of infants, children and adolescents in the U.S. are not receiving preventive dental services, according to a September 2014 report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Click to read article

How do I know if I have tonsil stones?

September 18, 2014 - Chronic bad breath, a dull soreness in the throat and difficulty swallowing are common symptoms of tonsil stones. Click to read article

Football, booze and bad breath

September 9, 2014 - Booze and football seem to go together like No. 2 pencils and tests. About one in four people who tailgate before football games drink at least five alcohol beverages, according to a University of Minnesota study. Click to read article

Ditch your hollow-head toothbrush

September 8, 2014 - Electric toothbrushes with hollow heads may retain up to 3,000 times the bacterial growth than those with solid heads. Click to read article

September is Healthy Aging Month

September 4, 2014 - If you think you're too old to reinvent your oral hygiene routine, think again. Click to read article

Cop vomits after questioning suspect with rancid bad breath

September 3, 2014 - A Chinese man and his horrendous breath were partners in crime in a recent police story. Click to read article

World's first conference on indigenous oral health

August 26, 2014 - Dental experts are gathering at the University of Adelaide in South Australia to narrow the gap between indigenous and non-indigenous oral health.  Click to read article

Human teeth found in 300-year-old statue of Jesus Christ

August 20, 2014 - Historians discovered real human teeth in the mouth of the Lord of Patience statue in northeast Mexico.  Click to read article

5 facts about razor-sharp teeth in 'Shark Week'

August 18, 2014 - Did you know that sharks can detach their upper jaw when devouring prey? Click to read article

August spotlight: Brush up on your pet's dental health

August 14, 2014 - Four out of 5 dogs show signs of oral disease by age three, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. Take care of your pooch! Click to read article

Can drinking alcohol cause canker sores?

August 11, 2014 - Drinking a few beers may leave some people with these burdensome ulcers come sunrise. Click to read article

You have stem cells in your mouth!

August 7, 2014 - Dental pulp in your mouth contains stem cells.  Click to read article

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