Find out how to get rid of canker sores using home remedies found in your kitchen! Say goodbye to these persistent wounds for good!
In this article, I review three popular oral probiotics: Life Extension's Advanced Oral Hygiene, GUM's PerioBalance, and Oragenics's EvoraPlus. I also share my dentist's impressions.
Anxious about laser gum surgery? These patient experiences before, during and after LANAP surgery for periodontal disease will answer your questions about costs, pain levels and results.
Not all toothpastes are the same when it comes to using them with the Philips Sonicare toothbrush. You may be more comfortable with an electric toothbrush if you experiment with different pastes.
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.
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 does Hairy tongue mean? Causes, Treatment and Pictures (photos) of black hairy tongue and white hairy tongue. It refers to the condition of the tongue characterized by the collection of keratin..
Avoid the high cost of buying an orthodontic retainer by ordering directly from the laboratory. Sporting Smiles provides self-impression kits that make getting new retainers easy and cheap.
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.
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.
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.
U.S. and Canadian tourists flock to Los Algodones, Mexico, for affordable dental care. My husband and I have had extensive dental work done there, and we've been very happy with our experience.
Getting dentures can be a process—from getting the teeth pulled and impressions made, to learning to talk and eat again. I've been through this already myself, I can help you know what to expect.
Do braces hurt or cause any pain? An in-depth, illustrated look at at my 12-year-old daughter's experience. Find out what the process is like and what it really feels like.
A swollen tongue may be a minor problem, but it may be painful and even dangerous if it blocks the airway. Allergies are a common cause of swollen tongues.
Bleah! Your kid's orthodontic retainers are scaling up with those unsightly white deposits, and it seems that no amount of toothbrush scrubbing will remove it. What can you do?
Licorice (or liquorice) root and extract may be very helpful in fighting tooth decay and gum disease. They can be dangerous if they’re used in large amounts, however.
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.
Here I review the most popular sensitive toothpastes. Side-by-side comparisons of Sensodine, Pronamel, Colgate, Crest, and Squigle.
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.
If you are about to visit the dentist to have your tooth extracted and have the jitters, join the club! This article explores the many reasons we may be anxious, as well as some coping strategies.
Thinking of getting a dental implant? Make sure you know all of the facts before deciding. They may not be what you think they are.
The tongue is a unique part of the body, and health conditions can be found by looking at it.
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.
Hideous, painful cold sores and fever blisters plague millions of us, particularly during flu season. Read about several all-natural remedies that work for me.