dental health

  1. Organic for Kids

    A disturbing trend: More cavities in children

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    In a disturbing trend, it is becoming more common for children to be treated under general anesthesia for major dental work. No...
  2. Child Development & Health

    Fun ways to get your child to brush his teeth longer

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    You know the guidelines: your kids should brush teeth twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste for two minutes to help prevent tooth...
  3. Children's Health

    7 Kid-friendly dental care products

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    February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and we've got a few dental products that will make your kids excited to take...
  4. School Age Kids

    When will my child lose baby teeth?

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    One of the joys of parenthood is sharing in the excitement of your child's first loose tooth -- but when should the tooth fairy be...
  5. Dental & Vision

    Dental risk: How to prevent oral cancer

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    It’s a cancer you’ve probably never even thought about: oral cancer. But it kills twice as many women as cervical cancer does each...
  6. Dental & Vision

    Mouthguards aren't just for contact sports anymore

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    If you think mouthguards are only necessary in contact sports to ensure your pearly whites stay put, think again. According to...
  7. Wellness

    Sherri Shepherd expresses her view on health and happiness

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    As a talk show host, comedian and actress, Sherri Shepherd’s smile is her moneymaker, so she makes sure her teeth always look their...
  8. Makeup & Skin Care

    Mouth sore treatments for the family

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    Mouth sores can really put a damper on your day, not to mention the week or so they take to heal. Eating becomes a chore, and tasks...
  9. Makeup & Skin Care

    Mouth sore basics: How to prevent, treat and conceal

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    Mouth sores -- particularly, cold sores -- afflict millions of people. Don’t let them get you down: Learn how to prevent, treat and...
  10. Dental & Vision

    Expert tips for getting the smile you want

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    You brush your teeth, you floss (most of the time), but you’re still not entirely satisfied with your smile. If that sounds like...
  11. Self Improvement & Mental Health

    A healthy smile means healthy self-esteem

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    A white smile doesn’t just indicate healthy teeth and gums; your dental health also plays a significant role in how confident you...
  12. Dental & Vision

    What your mouth says about your health

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    Your dental hygienist can tell a lot about your health as soon as she looks at your mouth – no need for you to say a word. These...
  13. Dental & Vision

    5 Bad dental habits to break right now

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    Are you in the habit of brushing your teeth extra-hard or extra-often? Do you like to use bleaching products regularly? Do you find...
  14. Dental & Vision

    The dangers of teeth whitening

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    Think teeth whitening is safe because you purchased an over-the-counter toothpaste? If you bleach, beware!
  15. Tweens, Teens & College

    Consequences of junk food for teens

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    Junk foods such as candy, sodas and greasy snacks can be detrimental for people of all ages, but the consequences for teens are...
  16. Dental & Vision

    Best dental treatments to straighten your teeth

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    Today’s top fashion accessory is one you can take with you anytime and anywhere. No, it’s not the hottest new hemline off the runway...
  17. Conditions

    12 Health screenings women need

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    Being a woman today often means keeping track of schedules and deadlines. With so much to do, and so little time to do it, we often...
  18. Children's Diseases & Illnesses

    Dental health: 5 Ways to prevent childhood tooth decay

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    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), tooth decay is the most common chronic infectious disease in...
  19. Dental & Vision

    Read this before reaching for a piece of gum

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    Many people chew gum several times a day. Some chew gum to mask bad breath. Others use gum to help them stay away from cigarettes....
  20. Dental & Vision

    Bad breath and what to do about it

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    Millions of people suffer from chronic bad breath (halitosis). Let's talk about the causes of bad breath and what you can do about it.