Dental Care

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 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 […]

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 […]

The History Of Teeth

Human teeth have stories to tell about the lives our human ancestors led. Studying ancient teeth reveals life history, growth, and diet of primates and our human ancestors, as well […]

Healthy Smiles For Your Furry Buddies

February is a big month for teeth. Not only is it National Children’s Dental Health Month, it’s also Pet Dental Health Month. And this is your annual reminder to take […]

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