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Oil pulling: Oil mouth wash the key to better oral health?

An ancient practice to improve oral health is a little tough to swallow, but health bloggers are swearing by the benefits of "oil pulling."

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 10:38am EST

Tags: oil pulling, oil, gums, oral health, Sarah Beth Hensley

Diet soda corrodes teeth as badly as illicit drugs, study finds

Carbonated soda can have an effect on teeth similar to the effect of illegal drugs, according to a study published in the clinical journal, General Dentistry.

Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 12:28pm EDT

Tags: Kristi King, soda, dental care

Colgate-Palmolive seeks patent for toothbrushes that deliver caffeine, meds

A new patent filed by Colgate-Palmolive aims to make this hygienic step pack more punch by offering caffeine, pain relief or appetite suppressants.

Monday - 05/20/2013, 04:25am EDT

Tags: david burd, caffeine, toothbrush

Brushing your dog's teeth is a necessity

Some may think brushing a dog's teeth is overkill - but veterinarians and owners who've paid the price agree: it's absolutely necessary.

Thursday - 01/24/2013, 06:29am EST

Tags: david burd, pets, brushing

Less than half of America's kids brush every day

Only 44 percent of America's kids brush their teeth every day.

Monday - 10/01/2012, 05:53am EDT

Tags: toothpaste, tooth decay,

Studies show importance of a healthy smile

Your smile affects more than just your first impression.

Thursday - 07/12/2012, 12:17pm EDT

Tags: Yahoo!, Tiffanie Reynolds

Five tips to keep teeth clear of cavities

Sometimes it's good to get a helpful reminder, or maybe even some new information, on how to care for our teeth. Yahoo! Health and U.S. News & World Report have compiled a list of five mistakes to avoid to prevent cavities.

Friday - 06/15/2012, 07:15am EDT

Tags: del walters, Yahoo!, U.S. News and World Report