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Bad Breath
Get to the bottom of bad breath. It could be the sign of a serious health condition.
Brushing/Flossing
Good oral hygiene benefits your oral health. Flossing and regular tooth brushing can greatly reduce bad breath and bleeding gums.
Cosmetic Dentistry
Bonding, veneers, and crowns, Oh my! Cosmetic dentistry can drastically improve your smile.
Dental Procedures
Learn what to expect during dental procedures such as implants, tooth replacement, and bone grafting.
Diabetes and Oral Health
Healthy teeth and gums are an important part of managing diabetes.
Dry Mouth
Dry mouth sufferers may experience a dry feeling in the throat, mouth sores, bad breath, cracked lips, and a dry, rough tongue.
General Information
Take a dental quiz, learn about tartar, or explore the anatomy of the tooth, mouth, and throat, and more.
Heart Conditions and Oral Health
Keep your mouth healthy to keep your heart healthy. People with gum disease have nearly double the risk for heart disease as those with healthy gums.
Jaw Disorders
Jaw disorders such as Temporomandibular (TMJ) disorder and teeth grinding and clenching are explored in this section.
Medical Conditions and Oral Health
Certain medical conditions such as bulimia and GERD can affect a person's oral health. Learn more about these conditions and others in this section.
Mouth Tissue Problems
About 20 percent of the population is affected by painful mouth sores. Learn more about what you can do to ease the pain.
Nutrition and Oral Health
Foods without a lot of sugar and fat are better for your teeth. Healthy eating is just one way to reduce your risk of cavities.
Oral Cancer
What can you do to reduce your risk of oral cancer? Avoiding tobacco is one way. Take a look here to learn more.
Oral Conditions
Dry socket and infection of the salivary glands can be painful and uncomfortable. Learn about these conditions and more in this section.
Oral Habits
Nibbling your fingernails is not only a bad habit but it's bad for your teeth. Learn some tips about oral habits that can ensure healthy teeth.
Oral Safety
Learn what to do during a dental emergency and how to keep your teeth safe during activity.
Orthodontics
There are options to help you obtain that perfect smile. Braces, dental appliances, and space maintainers all help straighten those pearly whites.
Other Conditions and Oral Health
How to quiet snoring, tips for inhaler users, and more! Review this section for information about conditions that can affect your oral health.
Periodontal (Gum) Disease
Genetics play a role in your risk for gum disease. However, good oral hygiene habits will help provide the best chance for good oral health.
Pregnancy and Oral Health
It's important to take extra special care and time when brushing and flossing your teeth during pregnancy. This will help prevent or minimize red, swollen, and bleeding gums.
Preventive Care
A big part of preventive care is having good oral hygiene habits. This includes brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day and regular dental visits.
Pulp Disease/Root Canal
The life or death of a tooth depends on the health of the pulp. Learn more about pulp disease, such as root canal, and how it is treated.
The Dental Visit
Regular dental visits are important to protect your teeth. Make your dentist your partner in keeping your smile healthy.
Tobacco and Oral Health
Any type of tobacco use damages your gums. Smoking causes more than half of periodontitis cases in adults.
Tooth Decay or Cavities
Healthy habits such as regular brushing with a fluoride containing toothpaste and regular dental visits can help you stay cavity-free.
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