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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

What are oral care probiotics and what do they do?

August 6, 2014 - Probiotics help support your body's ability to protect against cavities, bad breath, gum disease and even sore throats. Click to read article

5 worst foods that get stuck in your teeth

August 5, 2014 - The top offenders of a pleasant smile are ... Click to read article

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

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