There is little evidence to support claims that a popular sweetener reduces the likelihood of cavities on its own, according to a new analysis of past research.
Have you heard about the woman in Washington State who claims to have closed a gap in her front teeth in 44 days using DIY braces—specifically, five dollars worth of hair elastics?
Aside from brushing, flossing and regular dental visits, eating certain foods can strengthen tooth enamel, prevent cavities, ward off gum disease, and even whiten your teeth.
Put down the donut. And while you're at it, skip the breakfast cereal, fruit juice, beer and ketchup.
It's not a question of if you should floss, but a matter of when. And correctly timing the daily habit can have a major impact on your dental health—here's what the experts have to say in SELF's...
A study of mouth microbes finds that antibacterial toothpaste and mouthwash with essential oils work much better in combination than separately to banish bacteria that cause gum disease.
A dentist has been charged in the death of a patient who became unresponsive while having 20 teeth pulled and several implants installed last year.
While the first visit to the dentist can be scary for any child, a new study found that children with parents who displayed less supportive behavior were more likely to have cavities than those...