8 Strange Body Parts and Their Surprising Purposes
Some parts of our body get more credit than others. Read up on the fascinating bits you've never considered.
10 Signs You’re Headed For a Dental Emergency
When it comes to oral health, don't ignore these seemingly "small" problems as they can quickly turn into big, painful,...
9 Things That Stain Your Teeth in the Summer
Summer is synonymous with backyard barbecues and farmer's markets, but some of the tastiest and healthiest summertime treats can leave...
The Potentially Dangerous Ingredient in Your Toothpaste
The FDA banned this chemical in soaps, but it could still be threatening your health in other everyday products.
10 Surprising Health Problems Dentists Can Find First
7 Foods that Whiten Your Teeth (And 4 to Avoid)
A mouthful of pearly white could be as close as your kitchen. Add these teeth-brightening foods to your diet and...
10 Things Dentists Always Do to Prevent Tooth Decay
10 Early Signs of Gum Disease You’re Probably Ignoring
Nearly 65 million Americans have some form of gum disease. Here are the signs you might be one of them.
10 Gingivitis Home Remedies That Actually Work
Nearly half of American adults have some form of gum disease. These home remedies may help treat gingivitis, a mild...
11 Things Your Dentist Needs You to Start Doing Differently
Investing in your smile goes farther than regular brushing and flossing. Here's what your tooth doc wishes you knew.
35 Secrets Your Dentist Won’t Tell You
We asked 22 dentists from across the country to tell us what they're really thinking as they peer at our...
7 Surprising Home Remedies for Teeth Grinding
Health experts offer surprising home remedies to reduce teeth grinding, and prevent complications like jaw pain.
Sorry, but Your Favorite Holiday Foods Cause Some Seriously Bad Breath
Whether you call it "bad breath" or "halitosis," it smells just as bad, and what you're eating and drinking during...
If Your Dentist Prescribes Antibiotics, Ask These Questions First
You should never take antibiotics if they're not necessary—even if your dentist prescribes them.
7 Home Remedies for TMJ Pain
Those with TMJ-related problems can have intense pain, stiffness, and limited jaw movement. There's hope—these home remedies can help.
The Life-Saving Reason You Should Save Your Child’s Baby Teeth
There's a good reason you may want to hold off on handing over anything to the Tooth Fairy.
7 “Healthy” Habits You Didn’t Realize Were Damaging Your Teeth
There's a dark side to healthy habits like drinking spring water, brushing after you eat, and even exercising: They could...
The Hidden Danger of Using Your Kid’s Toothpaste
Don't get hooked on your kid's toothpaste—there could be consequences for your smile.
13 Things Your Dentist Wants You to Know (But You’re Too Scared to Ask)
Not everyone likes going to the dentist, but educating yourself can make the experience less nerve-racking and more productive.
This Extremely Common Health Issue Makes You More Likely to Get Cancer
Researchers aren't entirely sure why there is such a connection, yet.
This Is the Most Efficient Way to Keep Your Teeth Clean—Without Brushing Them
There's a more foolproof way to avoid frequent visits to the dentist's office.