Regular dental visits are important during your teens and early 20s. If you visit your dentist regularly, he or she can use X-rays to follow the progress of your wisdom teeth. Any problems will be seen early.
Though we brush twice a day, some of us still make simple brushing mistakes. Here are some of the most common.
The newest addition to your dentist’s grab bag of goodies might soon be gum. European scientists describe the development of a chewing gum that detects oral infections Tuesday in Nature Communications. The tech could prove particularly useful for diseases that present with minimal to no symptoms.
We all know your dentist can diagnose common oral health issues, such as gum disease and cavities, but did you know they can also discover other non-dental medical issues? Here’s a list of 5 non-dental medical issues that dentists often find first.
It’s important to change your toothbrush out regularly, but it can hard to know when exactly that should be. How often should you switch it out? The answer depends on your oral health, usage and personal preference.