The American Dental Association recommends to brush twice a day and clean between the teeth with floss or interdental cleaners once each day to remove plaque from all tooth surfaces.
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Students from the School of Dentistry at The University of Manchester are helping transform the provision of dental care in less well off areas.
Fiber-reinforced composites are so strong that dental bridges made with them can be attached with less invasive techniques to adjacent teeth.
While many people have trouble affording dental care, low income Australians are most likely to go without treatment because they can not get public services or afford private services.
Periodontal disease and coronary heart disease are widespread conditions; therefore, an association between good dental care and heart is an important scientific subject from a preventive outlook.
Symptoms of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder can include migraine headaches combined with oral or facial pain, teeth grinding or jaw popping.
New treatment for periodontal disease that attacks bacteria in gums while also promoting healing and the regeneration of tissue and bone around the teeth is announced by Rutgers scientists.
Salivary melatonin may play an important role in maintaining periodontal health.
Immune cells are harmful in gum disease, the study gives a new understanding of periodontal disease.
Orthodontic treatment should optimize aesthetics, overall oral health, mouth function and long-term stability.
Orthodontics is about more than a mouth full straight teeth.
Orthodontic treatment should optimize aesthetics, overall oral health, mouth function and long-term stability, Medical College of Georgia orthodontists say.
The first step in achieving a perfect smile is identifying problems, according to Dr. Eladio DeLeon, Marvin Goldstein Chair of Orthodontics at MCG.
Dentists, pediatricians advise parents to discourage their children from consuming too many soft drinks to prevent dental disease.
New screening program effectively roots out toddlers' cavities.
After a 2 week oral hygiene program of dental flossing and tooth brushing gingival bleeding and halitosis were greatly reduced.
Specific bacteria in periodontal pockets might be an explanation for the relationship between periodontal disease and acute coronary syndrome.
Titanium dental implants coated with proteins that induce bone formation may be a key advancement in treating tooth loss due to gum disease.
Dental disease may play a role in the formation of carotid atheromas in patients already at risk for stroke.
Targeted health promotion and increased access to dental services are needed to improve the oral health of adolescents in juvenile detention.
As for dental care products that promote fresh breath, nearly 44 percent of respondents said using a tongue scraper is an important part of an oral care.
The presence of periodontal infection combined with obesity may contribute to type 2 diabetes and its complications