Dental implants are artificial structures that replace missing teeth. Learn more about the different types and implantation procedures.
There are many ways to treat a dry mouth at home, including using a humidifier, sucking on sugar-free lozenges, and trying alcohol-free mouthwash. Learn more.
A dental bridge can replace a missing tooth or several teeth. In this article, learn how dental bridges work, including the types and what to expect.
People often wonder whether braces hurt. Here, we discuss the pain or discomfort that people may experience when getting and wearing braces.
A person may need a tooth extraction for various reasons. Here, learn about the different types of extraction and what to expect during and after the procedure.
Fluoride treatment may offer benefits to those at risk of tooth decay. Natural health advocates, however, question the safety of fluoride. We look at the benefits and side effects of fluoride and fluoride treatment.
The soft palate is the muscular part of the roof of the mouth. This article provides a diagram of the soft palate and discusses its anatomy and functions, as well as the conditions that affect it.
The types of teeth are incisors, canines, premolars, and molars. The last of the molars to erupt are the wisdom teeth. Learn more about the types of teeth in this article.
Enamel is the strongest tissue in the human body. A recent study finds that an imperfect alignment of crystals helps produce this incredible resilience.
A new systematic review and meta-analysis concludes that there is a linear association between the severity of gum disease and the risk of hypertension.