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
11 Things Your Orthodontist Won’t Tell You
If you think you can get away with skipping out on wearing your Invisalign without your doc noticing, think again.
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...
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...
A Chemical Banned from Soap Is Still in Your Toothpaste
Only one company still uses triclosan as an ingredient.
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.
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...
Yellow Teeth Are Actually Stronger Than Bright White Teeth—Here’s Why
Good news: You don't need to spend another cent on teeth whitener.
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.
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.
30 Everyday Mistakes You’re Probably Making That Can Ruin Your Teeth
Are you chomping a pencil right now as you read this? Stop—right now. That's just one of 30 things you...
This Is the Secret to a Picture-Perfect Smile, According to Science
Think you've perfected your selfie smile? Researchers say some grins are better than others.
Yes, Stress Can Make Teeth Fall Out—and It Can Happen to Anyone
If Demi Moore can lose a tooth to stress, you're probably wondering if you can too. The answer may surprise...