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Leading cause of cavities, S. mutans, evolved over time

July 31, 2014 - In a recent study, researchers analyzed how the cavity-causing bacteria S. mutans adapted to humans' diets. Click to read article

Most common dental injuries in youth sports

July 30, 2014 - The American Dental Association estimates the use of mouth guards by student athletes has prevented an average of 200,000 injuries per year in high school and college football alone. Click to read article

9 most common tooth brushing mistakes

July 29, 2014 - Here are the top nine mistakes people make when brushing their teeth. Click to read article

Prepping your oral health for summertime travel

July 28, 2014 - Many of us tidy up around the house before leaving for vacation, but do you have a similar oral health regimen?  Click to read article

Top tips for eliminating dog breath

July 25, 2014 - Don't let your furry friend develop oral issues later in life - begin a healthy, doggie-friendly oral care routine today.  Click to read article

Study: Scientists inching closer to better oral cancer prevention

July 24, 2014 - Oral cancer is a major health concern in the U.S. that is costly and highly preventable.  Click to read article

Dental care of prehistoric humans revealed

July 24, 2014 - To have stronger and healthier teeth, you might want to start eating like a caveman.  Click to read article

What is root planing?

July 23, 2014 - Don't skip on brushing and flossing - you don't want to encounter root planing in your future.  Click to read article

When is the right age to take your child to the dentist?

July 22, 2014 - Getting that first tooth is a milestone - but it's important to head to the dentist soon after.  Click to read article

Rock star bad breath

July 17, 2014 - Get dry mouth or bad breath during a show? Here are five tips to help. Click to read article

Shark fossil teeth give hope for species survival

July 15, 2014 - Teeth have long been associated with health. But these shark fossil teeth may actually give insights to the survival of these marine creatures. Who knew fishy bad breath could be so informative? Click to read article

China debuts biotreatment for bathroom stink

July 10, 2014 - Chinese scientists developed a new treatment to stave off putrid smells in public restrooms.  Click to read article

Dental tattoos

July 8, 2014 - Teeth tattoos have become a rising trend in some circles. Click to read article

After bike crash, cyclist finally smiles again

July 7, 2014 - After getting in a bike accident, 20-year-old Alex Kerr had her smile fixed when a dentist heard her story.  Click to read article

5 summer habits that wreck your smile

July 1, 2014 - Break these habits before they break your teeth. Click to read article

Jaw fossils reveal oldest arctic fox ever found

July 1, 2014 - A newly identified extinct fox might be the ancient ancestor of today's arctic foxes. Click to read article

Get rid of garlic breath

June 30, 2014 - Garlic is a main offender of bad breath. Find out how to get rid of halitosis! Click to read article

Teeth whitening latest trend for wedding day

June 27, 2014 - For brides and grooms, getting teeth to be their whitest is quickly rising on the priority list.  Click to read article

French boy fakes own kidnapping to avoid going to the dentist

June 26, 2014 - A 12-year-old boy reportedly invented an abduction story to skip his dental appointment. Click to read article

Running may damage your teeth

June 25, 2014 - A report published in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports highlights that endurance runners may face a higher risk of tooth decay. Click to read article

Periodontal bacteria disable immune system cells

June 24, 2014 - A keystone pathogen called Porphyromonas gingivalis disarms the immune system to cause inflammation in many forms of gum disease.  Click to read article

World's Ugliest Dog Contest: Crooked teeth, bad breath and underbites

June 20, 2014 - Homely hounds have dog breath too.  Click to read article

New pain-free treatment for tooth decay may replace drills

June 17, 2014 - There might be a new pain-free prospect for fixing tooth decay. Click to read article

Dental records show westward shift in early human evolution

June 16, 2014 - A team of anthropologists further examined an upper molar originally found in a layer of sediment dating back to the Plio-Pleistocene, approximately 2.6 to 1.8 million years ago. Click to read article

High schooler receives $20,000 for rare genetic disorder

June 11, 2014 - Katie Westbrook suffers from a rare genetic condition found only in women that deteriorates teeth, eyesight and heart function.  Click to read article

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