The DIY teeth-straightening trend has many orthodontists concerned.
Baseball players and chewing tobacco
After the death of hall of famer Tony Gwynn and Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's struggle with squamous cell carcinoma, health officials are taking a deeper look into the connection between baseball and smokeless tobacco.
Cities Without Fluoride In Drinking Water
Of the 50 largest cities in the country, six do not add fluoride to their water. Those cities are ...
Surprising foods that whiten your teeth
While coffee, berries, wine and other food and drink can stain the teeth, certain foods can actually enhance the whiteness of your smile.
The link between kidney and oral health
National Kidney Month is upon us, so it's time to get informed about kidney disease, which can lead to bad breath, dry mouth and even gum disease.
Concussions and your mouth? New Mamori mouth? guard closes in on goaline
The mouth and jaw play a big role in concussions. Discover how new mouth? guard technology may help protect against these big-time head injuries.
Best Rinse on How To Get Rid of Tonsil Stones
Regardless of the new tonsil stone removal procedures you may read about, all you really need is an alcohol-free rinse.
Kombucha: A stinky drink that causes halitosis, requires whitening toothpaste
If you've never had a sip of kombucha before, then prepare yourself - with a clothespin for your nose and whitening toothpaste for your breath.
Expect dry mouth, bad breath from your morning cuppa joe
With the pleasant aroma of brewed coffee inevitably comes the unpleasant odor of bad breath.
Stomatitis causes bad breath, but what causes stomatitis?
If you've had sores on the insides of your cheeks or lips, on your gums or under your tongue, you may have suffered from aphthous stomatitis, also known as canker sores. This condition can cause bad breath, and unfortunately for people with stomatitis, trying to treat the halitosis can lead to more halitosis.
Chewing tobacco can cause bad breath, and worse
Using smokeless tobacco - also known as chewing tobacco, plugs or dip - can lead to a range of health conditions, starting at halitosis and ending with much worse. A pair of U.S. senators recently requested that Major League Baseball (MLB) ban the use of smokeless tobacco among its players, according to MSNBC.
Oral bacteria may cause serious problems throughout the body
Recently, several high profile studies have connected oral health problems like gum disease and gingivitis to overall health. These findings illustrate the importance of practicing proper dental hygiene in order to avoid serious complications.