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Why do we get our wisdom teeth removed?

June 26, 2015 - Why, from a dental standpoint, do we get rid of wisdom teeth? And more confounding, why do we have them in the first place if they aren't functional? Click to read article

Oral health and alcoholic beverages

June 26, 2015 - Here's a look at the connections between alcohol and oral health. Click to read article

The differences in oral health care among cultures within the US

June 18, 2015 - Every day new people with different and unique cultures and ideas from all over the world immigrate to the U.S. Click to read article

Brushing your teeth may do more than improve breath

June 18, 2015 - A new BBC two-part documentary series called "Your Teeth" revealed that oral health impacts the rest of your body. Click to read article

A look into a dinosaur's mouth

June 16, 2015 - If you were able to take a trip to the "Jurassic World" theme park and look into a dinosaur's mouth, you'd probably be a little grossed out by what you saw. Click to read article

Uncommon mouth disorders: A reference guide

June 15, 2015 - When it comes to oral health, if you're experiencing any unusual symptoms, you should contact your dentist immediately. Click to read article

Oral health: Men vs women

June 12, 2015 - It might be easy to believe that there are no oral health differences between sexes but there are. Click to read article

Promoting oral health in seniors

June 12, 2015 - Practicing proper oral health at any age is important, especially when you grow older. Click to read article

What is relaxation dentistry?

June 12, 2015 - A relatively new practice has emerged to cater to individuals who experience anxiety when scheduling a dental appointment: relaxation dentistry. Click to read article

What's in a dental record?

June 12, 2015 - Shows like "True Detective" use dental records left and right, but does consulting these documents really lead to a closed case? Click to read article

Fluoride in your water: A history of tap water

June 9, 2015 - Here's a history of fluoridation, or the process of introducing fluoride into tap water. Click to read article

Dentists in ancient times: Finding cavities in early civilizations

May 26, 2015 - A look into early attempts at conducting proper dental care in ancient civilizations. Click to read article

Can licorice fight tooth decay?

May 22, 2015 - A chemical found in licorice may be able to be used in oral care products to fight tooth decay. Click to read article

New Zealand couple debut $23,000 teeth makeover

May 18, 2015 - A New Zealand couple spent more than $23,000 on dental treatments to improve their smiles. Click to read article

Researchers looks in possible link between Alzheimer's and tooth decay

May 13, 2015 - A University of Bristol researcher is looking into whether or not there is a link between Alzheimer's and tooth decay. Click to read article

New study finds almost all U.S. adults have cavities

May 13, 2015 - The CDC released a study that reveals that 91 percent of U.S. adults have caries and 27 percent have gone untreated. Click to read article

Painless Parker, the world's most famous dentist

May 13, 2015 - Painless Parker used excellent showmanship and negotiable prices to become the world's most famous dentist in the early 1900s. Click to read article

Irish swimmer awarded 35,000 euro by court after breaking teeth in

May 13, 2015 - Swimming is a great exercise but can do damage to your teeth either over time or during an accident. Click to read article

More than 1,600 dolphins killed for their teeth

May 11, 2015 - Researchers visited a village in the Solomon Islands to find that more than 1,600 dolphins were killed for their teeth in 2013. Click to read article

Periodontist tracks rare gum disease in African-American youth

May 11, 2015 - Dr.Daniel H. Fine has been tracking a rare form of periodontitis and its affect on children of African descent. Click to read article

Study finds vegetarians could be damaging their teeth

May 11, 2015 - Researchers at the University of Michigan and Newcastle University believe they have found an amino acid that helps prevent the build-up of dental plaque. Click to read article

Sports drinks lead to teeth damage in Olympic athletes

May 6, 2015 - A recent study found that 76 percent of 2012 Olympic athletes suffered from gum disease as a result of consuming sports drinks. Click to read article

Father wants to withdraw guilty plea of endangering daughter's life due to severe tooth decay

May 5, 2015 - A man is looking to withdraw his guilty plea on charges of neglecting his 6-year-old daughter to the point where 16 of her 20 teeth were rotten. Click to read article

Bruce Jenner needs dental surgery

May 5, 2015 - Bruce Jenner has more than a handful of surgeries to go through during his transition into becoming a woman. One of those may be making his teeth more feminine. Click to read article

What to do when you forget to brush your teeth

May 4, 2015 - Here's a list of ways to clean your teeth in those rare moments where it may have slipped your mind during your rushed morning routine. Click to read article

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