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Workplace 'cake culture' fueling obesity and poor dental health, experts warn
August 15, 2016 - Overindulgence in office snacks can lead to obesity and tooth decay.
Sleep issues and your teeth
July 17, 2015 - Sleep disorders can cause a number of problems, and while many of them are diagnosed and treated outside of the dentists office, some are directly related to the patients mouth.
Oral health and romantic relationships
July 13, 2015 - We've all been there: You're on a date with a person you really like, and everything is going fine.
Is a water flosser better than string floss?
July 1, 2015 - Everyone seems to hate to floss, but it is a necessity for proper oral health care.
Brushing techniques: What's the best way to brush your teeth?
July 1, 2015 - Everyone knows they should brush their teeth everyday, but even brushing everyday won't get you the oral health results you want if you're not using proper brushing technique.
Oral health and alcoholic beverages
June 29, 2015 - Here's a look at the connections between alcohol and oral health.
Why do we get our wisdom teeth removed?
June 29, 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?
How to floss in exactly one minute
April 1, 2015 - Techniques for quick, easy flossing can help make the practice part of daily routine.
7 easy ways to cut back on sugar
March 3, 2015 - Cutting down on sugar has a wide range of health benefits, especially for your teeth.
Fortifying saliva's defenses to fight cavities
November 21, 2014 - Harvard and MIT scientists are developing ways to increase the shield-like bacteria in saliva to fight cavities.
How do I know if I have gingivitis?
October 24, 2014 - Experiencing red, swollen and tender gums is a main symptom of gingivitis, or early-stage gum disease.
How often should I visit the dentist?
July 11, 2014 - Though the one-size-fits-all approach may not be right for everyone, twice-a-year visits are a good place to start.
Don't stress - your breath will thank you
March 21, 2014 - Stress can dry the mouth and, in turn, cause bad breath. However, there are many ways to cut stress from your day-to-day life.
Is dry mouth an age-related condition?
March 14, 2014 - While people of all ages can develop dry mouth, older adults are at greater risk due in great part to common medications.
Rinse away bad breath with chlorine dioxide mouthwash
February 25, 2014 - Volatile sulfur compounds (VSCs) are the main culprit of bad breath. In a recent CNN article, an author advocated using mouthwash that contains chlorine dioxide to fight off stinky VSCs.
Body produces smell, bad breath when sick
January 29, 2014 - A new study from Sweden finds that people start to smell worse when sick. Check out how to overcome the stench.
The king and his dentist
January 21, 2014 - Discover how an American dentist helped Cambodian King Noradom?, who suffered from toothaches. The cause of the rotting? Find out here.
Go First Class program improves oral health
August 22, 2013 - A new army program aims to improve the dental hygiene of soldiers across the country.
Nursing homes and oral healthcare
August 5, 2013 - The oral healthcare of patients in nursing homes across the nation is sub-par, and there isn't a lot being done about it.
Today is National Drive Thru Day, but should you celebrate?
July 24, 2013 - July 24 is National Drive Thru Day, but you may want to think twice about what you order at a fast food restaurant.
What the summer may mean for your oral health
July 22, 2013 - Research shows that moderate exposure to the sun can have a positive side effect on your smile.
Parents should be wary about pediatric tooth decay
July 10, 2013 - Although some parents may not think of it, tooth decay is a major concern in young toddlers.
Stay hydrated while working out
July 9, 2013 - Working out during the summer may cause you to sweat more, but you should stay hydrated to keep the entire body healthy.
Could there be an end in sight for root canals?
July 9, 2013 - Researchers are finding a way to lessen the need for root canals through stem cells.
Don't give into gimmicks for oral health
May 24, 2013 - A major oral healthcare company recently applied for a patent for an energy?-enhancing and appetite suppressing toothbrush, but don't give into the gimmicks.