10 Benefits of Invisalign - Is Invisalign Worth It?
Are you considering getting Invisalign but not sure if it is worth it? Here we discuss the several benefits of Invisalign. Find out more here.
Review of the Oclean Flow Sonic Electric Toothbrush
I was searching for an inexpensive but effective electric toothbrush equipped with a good battery. After checking out the options available, I chose the Oclean Flow Sonic Electric Toothbrush. Here's my full review.
Review of the Oclean W10 Water Flosser
I was searching for an oral irrigator that could effectively clean between my teeth and beneath my gums. Because I often travel it was important that this device be portable, and battery-powered. The Oclean W10 Water flosser appeared to be a good fit.
Oral Thrush Facts
Oral thrush is a disease of the mouth that is very uncomfortable and can become painful if left untreated. This disease primarily affects babies and people that are immune suppressed. This article lists the symptoms and the treatments, including the homeopathic ones.
Linea Alba on the Cheek: Causes, Types, Symptoms, Identification, Treatment and Complications
What we often forget is that the mouth is made up of many different components, aside from our teeth. All of these components, if neglected, can develop various issues over time.
10 Foods That Keep Your Gums Healthy and Teeth Strong
Keeping your gums healthy is more important than most realize. Gum disease has been linked to heart attacks. Here are ten foods that can keep your gums healthy and your teeth strong!
What You Need to Know Before Getting Dentures (From Someone With Full Dentures)
If you're thinking about getting dentures or have already set the date for your extractions, here are some things you need to know about what the first few weeks of having dentures are like.
Possible Causes for Bumps on the Roof of Your Mouth
Lumps sometimes appear in various places on the body. One common area is the roof of the mouth, but finding one is not necessarily a problem.
Replacing Orthodontic Dental Retainers for Less Using Sporting Smiles
Broken or lost retainer? Afraid of the high cost of a replacement? A mail-order service can offer the same quality for less money than you would pay at the orthodontist. Here's what you need to know about Sporting Smiles.
50 Soft Foods to Eat After Wisdom Teeth Removal
Just had oral surgery? Had your wisdom teeth removed? What can you eat? Eating can be hard, and it is important for healing to eat only soft foods for a few days. With these suggestions, you won't get bored with food!
Causes and Treatment for a Swollen Uvula (With Pictures)
A swollen uvula can make it difficult to eat or swallow. Here are the characteristics of this condition, how to treat it, and how to recognize when it's an emergency.
Dangers of Amalgam Mercury Fillings
Do you have amalgam mercury fillings? Amalgam fillings have been known to cause mercury toxicity and they have been banned in many European countries. Read on for the list of mercury poisoning symptoms are listed and other filling choices.
Best Toothpaste for Sensitive Teeth: Reviews of Sensodyne, Pronamel, Colgate, Crest, and Squigle
In this article, I review the most popular toothpastes for sensitive teeth. This article provides side-by-side comparisons of Sensodine, Pronamel, Colgate, Crest, and Squigle.
How to Stop Wisdom Tooth Pain (Until You Can Get to the Dentist)
Wisdom teeth can be a pain—literally! Especially if they're impacted or have cavities. Here are a few effective ways I've discovered to stop the pain until you can get to the dentist for treatment.
How Your Tongue Helps You Stay Healthy and Tells When You're Sick
The tongue is a unique part of the body, and health conditions can be found by looking at it.
How to Recover Quickly After Having Your Wisdom Teeth Taken Out
Are you having your wisdom teeth extracted? Based on my own experience with this procedure, I'll share how to prepare, what to expect, and tips for a quick recovery.
Swollen Tongue: A Minor or Sometimes Dangerous Disorder
A swollen tongue may be a minor problem but can be dangerous if it blocks the airway. Allergies, nutritional problems, trauma, and diseases can cause the disorder.
Bacteria in the Mouth, Dental Plaque Biofilms, and Tooth Decay
Dental plaque is made of bacteria living in a biofilm. Biofilms are protective structures that support the lives of microbes and make them harder to attack.
Xylitol: The Best Weapon Against Dental Decay
Looking for the best sugar substitute? Check out this substitute that's actually a natural kind of sugar. Xylitol is sweeter than ordinary sugar, is safe for diabetics, and is naturally 5-6 times more effective at cavity prevention than fluoride. Find out more!
How to Treat and Heal a Bitten Tongue, Lip, or Cheek
We all know how bad it hurts to bite your own mouth. But thankfully, the mouth is one of the fastest places in the body to heal. If you've bitten your tongue, lip, or inner cheek, here's what to do to get your mouth feeling better—fast.