The American Dental Association wants more dentists and patients to understand the devastating effects the illegal drug methamphetamine has on oral health, a condition known by some as "meth mouth."
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Community water fluoridation benefits everyone, especially those without access to regular dental care.
HIV positive individuals require more dental care than the average person.
Dental care specialists are investigating a combination of therapies to more efficiently regenerate facial skin and bone.
Good oral care begins in childhood. While we're all genetically predisposed to our dental makeup, parents are singularly responsible for helping their children establish good habits.
Columbia Study Suggests Brushing Your Teeth May Reduce Risk of Stroke and Heart Attack.
It's always best to complete any major dental treatment prior to pregnancy. Routine dental care, on the other hand, can be received during the second trimester.
It's vitally important for you to take good care of your oral health while you are pregnant. This is because pregnancy causes hormonal changes that increase your risk of developing gum disease, and because your oral health can affect the health of your developing baby.
Below are some suggestions for maintaining good oral health, as well as your baby's health and safety, before, during, and after your pregnancy.
Patients no longer have to be haunted by toothless smiles because dental implants are a tooth replacement option.
Patients ask dentists about whitening and bleaching their teeth more frequently than any other topic. Queries about dental insurance were the next most frequent at 14.6 percent.
People who often chew aspirin over a prolonged period could severely damage their teeth, according to a case study in this month's issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA).
Patients increasingly are looking to cosmetic dental procedures as part of sprucing up for the holidays, or even as gifts for loved ones.
The first line of treatment dentists and hygienists recommend is using medicated toothpaste on a regular basis. It is recommended that you speak with a dentist if you are experiencing any kind of tooth pain.
With white teeth being the new status symbol of youth and beauty, both men and women are fighting over bathroom counter space and flocking to dentists and drugstores in the hopes of achieving celebrity white smiles.
Researchers report that older adults who have higher proportions of four periodontal disease causing bacteria inhabiting their mouths also tend to have thicker carotid arteries.
Teeth are the true personality of a smile. So if we cover your teeth due to imperfections, then no matter what we do to turn back the time with our skin, clothes, makeup and hair, we would still run a risk of getting lost in the crowd.
Team has found that introducing a growth factor protein into a mouth wound using gene therapy helped generate bone around dental implants
Dental caries or tooth decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease, affecting more than 50 percent of youths aged 5 to 17 years. Nation's Dentists and Pediatricians Join in Second Annual Health Promotion.
This report further substantiates the American Dental Association's position that dental amalgam is a safe, effective material to fill cavities, based on science and clinical experience
With only about one out of four Medicaid enrolled children receiving dental care, a newly released report from the American Dental Association (ADA) shows how some states have initiated innovative reforms that dramatically improve access to dental care.
A neuromuscular dentist will find the most relaxed and comfortable position for you teeth to come together. Advancements in neuromuscular dentistry can be credited for unprecedented relief for people suffering with headaches, migraines, chronic neck or shoulder pain, jaw pain, numbness in your arms, or clicking in the jaw.
Brushing your teeth before you eat breakfast can help to prevent the dental erosion that can wear away your teeth. Brushing immediately afterward wears the enamel away, and can cause dental erosion, which may lead to pain and extreme sensitivity in the teeth, and also lead to cosmetic problems.