Oral and Dental Care

No one likes going to the dentist. Learn about how to combat tooth decay and bad breath for healthy gums and good oral hygiene.

Say Cheese! The Best Foods to Eat for Stronger, Whiter Teeth

A healthy smile doesn't stop with brushing, flossing, and regular check-ups. Add these foods to your diet to naturally brighten...

New Laser Technology Is Set to Make Going to the Dentist a Lot Less Miserable

Get a sneak peek at the new treatments that should make a trip to the dentist a lot better.

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Is It Really That Bad to Share a Toothbrush?

You know your hands are often filthy, but your mouth is also surprisingly germy, so you may want to think...

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Do You Have Good Dental Etiquette? 11 Do’s and Don’ts

You should mind your manners everywhere, even at the dentist's office. Here are their tips for your next visit.

8 Foods that Will Freshen Your Breath Almost Instantly

Bad breath? Nosh on these double-duty foods to naturally freshen your breath while also boosting your general oral health.

Why Do We Get Morning Breath?

Bad breath first thing in the a.m. is totally normal and happens to most of us, though that's little comfort...

Is Flossing a Scam? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Feel So Guilty When You Skip Flossing

Turns out, the research isn’t as strong as you’d think.

Benefits of Cloves: A Natural Remedy for Tooth Pain

A science-backed source for pain relief.

7 Surprising Foods That Give You Seriously Bad Breath

Haunted by halitosis? Check your menu for these culprits—then reach for a simple-but-reliable bad breath cure like your toothbrush, sugarless...

When Should Your Baby First See a Dentist?

You’ve just noticed your child’s first tooth poking out of her bottom gums. Does that mean it’s time to take...

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Is Tooth Whitening Safe?

Generally, tooth whitening is safe. But don’t use tooth-whitening bleaches more often than recommended. Research shows that these products wear

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6 Essential Dental Care Questions Answered

1. Do I really have to floss every day? Yes If you want to keep your teeth and body healthy,

3 Surprising Ways to Keep Your Teeth Healthy

Your toothbrush isn't the only weapon capable of protecting your teeth -- your diet helps too!

A Gaggle of Gargles

Gargling can freshen your breath, soothe a sore throat, help heartburn, and more!

Banish Bad Breath

Begin making bad breath good!

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Baby Teeth Bargains

For a long time it was thought that the health of baby teeth didn’t matter; only healthy permanent teeth mattered.

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What You Need to Know About Bruxism and Teeth Grinding

Here's what you need to know about bruxism and what you can do to stop grinding your teeth.

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How to Manage Gum Disease

An estimated 80% of Americans have some form of gum disease. The periodontist. Gum disease is linked to an increased