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: […]

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 […]

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 […]

Keeping Those New Year’s Resolutions

Now that we’re a few weeks into 2017, it seems like a good time to ask: how’s it going with your New Year Resolutions? If that question made you a […]

Say Hello To Your New Body Part

  It might seem that science should have discovered all the basic workings of the human body by now. But no-  not even close. In fact, scientists have just discovered […]

Protect Your Teeth From Winter Weather

  If you live in a cold climate, you already know the winter weather clothing drill: Wear several layers of loose fitting, lightweight, warm clothing rather than one heavy layer. […]

Resolved To Lose Weight? Read This First

  In a little more than a week, thousands of Americans will be resolving to lose weight and get fit – just the same as they did last year, and […]

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