Top Dental Stories

A guide to little-known mouth disorders

May 28, 2015

Outside of routine checkups and cleanings, many people don't go to the dentist for minor oral care issues. However, understanding what's going on..

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HHS releases new fluoridation guidelines

May 22, 2015

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) officially introduced new recommendations regarding how much fluoride should be in the..

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Think twice about your oral health before getting that tongue piercing

May 20, 2015

Lip, cheek and tongue piercings, as well as tongue splitting and inner lip tattoos, have all become popular means of self-expression. While these..

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Women's wellness guide to oral health

May 19, 2015

Since 1991, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health (OWH) has dedicated its mission to improving the overall..

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Understanding gum disease

May 01, 2015

Periodontal disease or periodontitis, more commonly known as gum disease, is a widespread dental health problem that is mostly preventable...

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Coping with dental fear

May 01, 2015

Dental anxiety and dental phobia are much more common than most people realize. While going to the dentist might not be the most enjoyable..

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What we can learn from Oral Cancer Awareness Month

May 01, 2015

For more than 15 years, the Oral Cancer Foundation (OCF) has worked to raise awareness of mouth and throat cancers in the month of April. Oral..

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Learning to live with dentures

May 01, 2015

Even if you make oral health a top priority, various factors can result in lost teeth. For many people, this means partial or full dentures become..

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