A large study finds that people with unhealthy gums and teeth have a higher risk of liver cancer, which kills nearly 32,000 people per year in the U.S.
Antibiotics may be an effective treatment option for a tooth infection. There are many different types of antibiotic and many other potential remedies. Learn more about using antibiotics for a tooth infection here.
New research finds a link between undetected blood sugar disorders and a heightened risk of myocardial infarction — or heart attack — and periodontitis.
Many people use whitening strips and other bleaching products to make their teeth whiter. However, these often contain a damaging substance.
Tooth cavities can occur when there is a buildup of plaque on the teeth. People can prevent cavities by practicing good oral hygiene. Learn more about tooth cavities, including their possible symptoms, here.
Tooth sensitivity is common and typically results from worn enamel. Research suggests that some home remedies can help reduce tooth sensitivity and pain. Learn more about these home remedies and how to prevent tooth sensitivity here.
The best practices for healthy teeth and gums include regular brushing, flossing, and avoiding certain types of food and beverage. Learn more about what to do for healthy teeth and gums here.
Dry socket occurs when a blood clot falls out of the extraction site of a recently pulled tooth. It can be very painful, but some home remedies can ease symptoms until a person can see their dentist.
Mouth sores are a common complaint, and they can occur for a variety of reasons, including irritation, hormonal changes, and infection. Learn about the causes and treatment of mouth sores here.
People can usually treat minor gum bleeding at home using good oral hygiene and natural remedies. In this article, we look at 12 ways to stop gums from bleeding, prevent it developing in the future, and promote overall oral health.