If your cheek hurts, you may have a sinus infection, toothache, TMJ or other problem. Here’s what it could be, how to treat it and when to see your doctor or dentist.
What’s that white stuff on your tongue? It could be thrush, a fungal infection that tends to go away on its own. These home remedies can help relieve your symptoms in the meantime.
To keep your teeth sparkling, look for at-home products that use hydrogen peroxide and baking soda. Learn what else you can do to win the never-ending battle for a perfect smile.
Is everyone born with four wisdom teeth? Is it always necessary to have them removed? Everyone is different, but you should be aware of issues that can be caused by wisdom teeth.
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Oil pulling and chewing sugar-free gum are sometimes billed as home remedies for cavity removal. An expert weighs in on why these won’t help your aching tooth.
Does your mouth taste like old pennies? Dysgeusia, a change in your sense of taste, can be a side effect of a variety of medical issues. Here’s why you might be experiencing a metallic taste and what to do about it.
What causes bad breath, and how can you get rid of it? A registered dental hygienist has your answer.
Even if you’re an oral hygiene all-star, you might be leaving bad bacteria behind if you aren’t brushing or scraping your tongue. Here’s why and how to add it to your routine.
The terms “canker sore” and “cold sore” are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same. Learn the signs and symptoms of each and find out which type is contagious.
Using fluoride toothpaste on babies, even as teeth are first appearing, is key to stopping cavities from forming, researchers say. Do you know the latest recommendations for preventing tooth decay in your children as their teeth come in, and fall out? Find practical tips to using fluoride safely to keep their teeth strong.