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Dental Decay Is On The Rise For Kids Under 5

Even kids who have “healthy” diets are experiencing tooth decay before they enter kindergarten, according to a new study. Dentists in England, where dental care is free for kids under […]

What Happens To Extracted Teeth?

Experts estimate that over 20 million teeth are extracted each year in the United States alone. That’s a lot of teeth – what happens to them after they are removed? […]

The 2017 Dirty Dozen: Strawberries, Spinach and More

Strawberries once again top the Dirty Dozen™ list, with spinach jumping to second place in the EWG’s annual ranking of produce with high pesticide residues. EWG’s analysis of tests by […]

“The Great Rebuff”: Why Dental Care Isn’t Medical Care

Did you ever wonder why your health insurance doesn’t cover dental care, and why your mouth is treated separately from your body? The answer is in a new book “Teeth: […]

Get Ready To Spring Forward

Remember Nov 6th, 2016? You got an extra hour of sleep that day. Now it’s time to give that hour back. Daylight saving time 2017 starts at 2:00 AM (ET) […]

Dental News Roundup

Here’s our monthly pick of the most interesting news about dental health and science. Your Teeth Rule Airplanes vibrate constantly as they move through the air, which ages on-board computers […]

Put Your Best Fork Forward

  You want to eat healthier – and if you’re like most of us, you figure the best way to proceed is to make radical changes in your eating habits. […]

Yes, You Can Eat Chocolate

Planning to indulge in a little chocolate today? You’re not the only one: 70 percent of Americans celebrate Valentine’s Day with a sweet treat. Over the centuries chocolate has been […]

Stop Frustrating Your Dentist

Dentists and dental hygienists have been telling us for years that – when it comes to our health – sugary drinks are evil. But a new report from the Centers […]

Happy National Toothache Day!

Yes, there actually is a day honoring something we’d all like to avoid: a painful, throbbing toothache. Why? No one knows. Googling around the internet reveals a few different theories […]

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