Care of the Mouth and Teeth
Most children should begin regular dental care by the time they turn 1 year old.
Detailed information on dental implants, including types and potential risks
Dentistry: It's Not the Same Old Drill
A revolution in dentistry is spawning new devices and products, from laser "drills" to high-tech toothpaste and mouth rinses.
Glossary of Dental Terms
Dentists use a lot of terms to describe problems and procedures. Here is a look at some of them.
How to Tell if Your Child Needs Braces
Orthodontic treatment most commonly begins between ages 9 and 14 because kids in this age range have at least some permanent teeth and are still growing.
Oral Cancer Checkups Protect Lives
Seeing your dentist twice a year can help you keep your teeth and gums healthy. But those regular dental checkups can also catch oral cancers early, when they are easiest to treat.
Retainers Keep Teeth from Shifting
Whether you are a child or an adult, your orthodontist will want you to use a retainer after your braces are removed.
The Best and Worst Foods for Your Teeth
If you are what you eat, that's particularly true for your teeth and gums. When you drink and munch starchy foods, you're not only feeding yourself, you're feeding the plaque that can cause havoc in your mouth.
What Is Periodontal Disease?
Periodontal disease refers to more than one disease. It's a large collection of diseases involving your gums and the bones inside your mouth.