Most tongue problems are harmless and resolve on their own. However, some may indicate a serious medical condition. Learn about the causes and symptoms of six common tongue problems.
Dental plaque is made of bacteria living in a biofilm. Eating sugar increases the number of acid-producing bacteria in the plaque and can cause tooth decay.
Learn how chronic dry mouth is related to cavities, why saliva is critical to a healthy mouth, and how to remedy the symptoms associated with a chronic dry mouth.
Learn how much sugar and acid common drinks contain, how to minimize the damage from these drinks, what causes cavities to form, and how prevalent tooth decay really is.
Dentures sound great at first, but it's not all smooth sailing. Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of getting false teeth.
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.
Living with a palate expander can be difficult. But with a little patience you can make it through the process and end up with a beautiful smile!
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.
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.
Those who fear dental procedures often have irrational fears that come to their mind. Bleeding to death from a pulled tooth is a common fear for many. Can this really happen? what are the odds?
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.
Learn about the different types of dentures, including complete and partial removable denture fixtures, overdentures, implant-retained dentures, and mini-dental implants.
Manual flossing can be difficult and, in some situations, inefficient. That's why Waterpik and AirFloss were invented. See how these three flossing methods compare with one another.
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.
Breaking a tooth can be a startling and painful experience. What are the causes? Could it have been prevented? What are the treatment options?
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.
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!
Find out how to prevent fever blisters and cold sores so that you never have to experience an outbreak again. Knowing what triggers an outbreak is the first step in preventing them.
Can you really cure cavities, or is it a big scam? Cut through the sensational internet stories and learn the truth about curing cavities.
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!