Everyone knows that their oral health is important. We brush and floss regularly, use fluoride toothpaste, and go to the dentist twice a year. But there are actually plenty of misconceptions surrounding how to actually take care of your teeth. These common dental myths keep getting repeated time and time again, but they’re either partial truths, or entirely incorrect. Here’s the truth about 8 common tooth care myths.
Many breath mints claim to beat bad breath, but not all actually live up to the hype. In fact, some actually make your breath worse at the most inopportune time. Discover what makes the best breath mints so effective, and start enjoying clean, fresh breath again.
Nearly two in every five American adults have received less dental care than they need or plan to delay treatment because they believe they simply can't afford it, according to an ORC International and Aspen Dental Management study. What's more, 80 percent of those adults know postponing or delaying their dental visits will likely cost them more money in the long run. You don't have to face the physical and financial agony of delayed dental treatment. Just follow these money-saving tips.
Updated August 19, 2016
There are a million types of toothbrushes out there! What kind should I get? Do I get one with soft bristles? How about medium bristles? Do I choose a small head or a large head? Do I go big and purchase an electric toothbrush or stick to the old-fashioned kind? What about cost? How does it play into the equation? Does an expensive toothbrush mean it cleans my teeth better? There are so many decisions; it can be overwhelming!
In the US, most adults have a dental filling or will need one in the future. It is important to know what types are available and what filling options are best.
Problems with bad breath? Want to improve your oral hygiene? Read these handy hints and tips for brushing your tongue and eradicating nasty odours for good.
Studies show that smiling reduces stress, lowers the heart rate, and makes it easier to deal with challenges. Find out how healthy teeth can improve your smile.
Mouthwash claims to help fight bad breath, gingivitis, and cavities. But are there any downsides to swishing on a daily basis? Here, you’ll find the answer.
Wondering what the best toothpaste is for your family and your dental health? Here are some things we discovered in our search for the world's best toothpaste.
The Uncommonly-Known Dental Benefits from a Small Evergreen Shrub: How the Toothbrush Tree Can Improve Dental Health
Did you know that a little evergreen shrub called the toothbrush tree may be the key to great dental health without the use of fluoride toothpaste? Learn more.