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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

Snoop Dogg and Psy brush teeth in new music video 'Hangover'

June 10, 2014 - South Korean singer Psy's new song, titled "Hangover," calls attention to alcohol-induced vomiting and the toll it takes on oral health. Click to read article

Teeth-friendly summer food ideas

June 9, 2014 - Add a new list of fresh fruits to your summer menu.  Click to read article

Men's oral health for Father's Day

June 6, 2014 - Take a look at how tobacco use and medications affect men's oral health. Maybe what Dad wants for Father's Day are tooth whitening products. Click to read article

Some saliva substitutes for dry mouth erode enamel

June 5, 2014 - Some saliva substitutes used to treat severe forms of dry mouth - such as for people who have undergone chemotherapy - in fact worsen their oral health. Click to read article

Why can't we taste anything when we're sick?

June 4, 2014 - While the tongue identifies four primary tastes - salty, sweet, sour and bitter - your nose is responsible for the sumptuous flavors in food. Click to read article

A new set of teeth a big present for one recent graduate

June 2, 2014 - While some graduates are hoping for shiny new cars at graduation, Katie Westbrook is hoping for a new set of pearly whites.  Click to read article

Harvard invents tooth re-growth that could fix cavities

May 29, 2014 - Harvard engineers discovered a way to re-grow a tooth using laser light therapy, which could erase the need for root canals.  Click to read article

American Dental Association study bolsters value of fluoride

May 22, 2014 - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Dentistry corroborated existing evidence that appropriate fluoride use is extremely effective in fighting cavities. Click to read article

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