The Hardest Biological Material Ever Found: Snail Teeth

Oops. You just bit down too hard on a jawbreaker, and now you need to find a dentist. Wouldn't it be nice if your teeth were stronger? Believe it or not, it's time to start being envious of snails. Scientists have recently discovered that sea snails of one variety, called limpets, have the hardest teeth of any known organism. In fact, their teeth are the strongest known biological substance ever! Do you want to learn more about this exciting scientific discovery and what it might eventually mean for you and your own teeth?

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Tooth Metaphors and Their Origins

You may not put a lot of thought into your teeth if you're not brushing, flossing, or heading to the dentist, but they're an essential part of your anatomy and accomplish many different functions. In fact, teeth are so important and such a universal concept that they play a significant role in many common metaphors and phrases. If you think about it, you might find that you make many references to teeth that have nothing to do with your mouth at all.

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The Truth about Gummy Vitamins and Your Teeth

Updated August 19, 2016

Nowadays it is difficult to make sure your child is getting a healthy, nutritious meal. With parents so busy and kids in so many activities, sometimes it is hard to make a home cooked meal. When you are at home, you have to rely on boxed or prepackaged foods, which are not always a healthy option. When you are away from home, unfortunately, you have to have the kids eat fast food. Of course, they like this option, but you do not.

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How to Get Broken Teeth Fixed As Quickly As Possible

Nobody wants to deal with a broken tooth. It’s a scary situation. But it does not have to end in dental disaster. Read this guide to find out what to do next.

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The Most Frequently Asked Questions about Dental Fillings

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.

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How Prescription Medications Affect Your Dental Health

Over 500 types of medication cause dry mouth syndrome. To find out if yours is one of them, read this guide to keeping teeth healthy while on prescription meds.

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Finding Out What Your Teeth Say about Your Personality

Can our teeth really shine a light on our personality traits and habits? Find out for yourself with this entertaining guide to the weird and wonderful world of teeth.

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Dementia and Oral Health: How to Help Sufferers Care for Their Teeth

Dental care and oral health can be hard for dementia patients. These tips are designed to help caregivers deliver efficient and successful oral care.

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How Martha Stewart Made Getting a Dental Bridge Look Easy

Find out how lifestyle guru Martha Stewart conquered the dentist, by live tweeting her dental bridge procedure. Get advice on fixing your missing teeth today.

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Your Child has Dental Anxiety? Here’s What You Should Do

Is your child afraid of the dentist? Fear not! We know a few crucial tips to get them into the dentist’s office and ease their dental anxiety.

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