Does Chewing Gum Make Migraine Headaches Worse For Teens?

Posted on Dec 17,2013 If your teen is an avid gum-chewer but also experiences migraine headaches, perhaps he or she should try quitting the habit, a small new study suggests. Tel Aviv University researchers conducted an experiment on 25 teen girls and five teen boys, with a median age of 16, who all got […]

New Study Questions Need to Replace Toothbrush After Illness

By DrBicuspid Staff May 5, 2013 — Do toothbrushes need to be replaced after you suffer from a cold, the flu, or a bout of strep throat? Not always, according to a study presented May 4 at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting in Washington, DC. Some healthcare professionals advise parents to toss their […]

Study Ties Poor Oral Health to Cancer-Causing Virus

By CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS People with swollen gums, missing teeth and other signs of poor dental health are more likely to be infected orally with the human papillomavirus, researchers reported on Wednesday. HPV, a sexually transmitted virus, causes cancers of the cervix, mouth and throat. The new study, published in Cancer Prevention Research, is the […]

Toothbrush With Camera

Tooth Guardian Lets You Monitor Your Molars Through a Mirror Display By: Amelia Roblin References: and yankodesign It’s hard enough to reach your back molars with a set of bristles, let alone catch a glimpse of what’s going on back there. The beauty of the Tooth Guardian concept is that it incorporates a CCD […]

Dental Cavities Linked to Lower Risk of Head and Neck Cancer

Written by Honor Whiteman Featured Article Academic Journal Main Category: Dentistry Also Included In: Cancer / Oncology According to a surprising new study, people who have more dental cavities are at lower risk of being diagnosed with head and neck cancer, compared with patients who have few or no cavities. Dental cavities (or caries) are […]

Heartburn May Be A Predictor Of Oral Cancer

PROVIDENCE, R.I., USA: New research from the U.S. has suggested that gastric reflux, which causes frequent heartburn, is associated with throat cancer and cancer of the vocal cords. In addition, the study of almost 1,900 individuals found that antacid substances could reduce the risk of developing these cancers. The study, which was conducted at the […]

Breath Tests May Help Diagnose Lung Cancer Quickly

by Dental Tribune International BARCELONA, Spain/RIGA, Latvia: New research has suggested that samples of exhaled breath could be a cost-effective and cheap alternative for diagnosing lung cancer compared with conventional methods. In the most extensive study to date, the researchers were able to diagnose the majority of cases of lung cancer correctly using a special […]

Best and Worst Halloween Candy Options for Your Children’s Teeth

By: Halloween is just around the corner, and although candy consumption is almost unavoidable this time of year, the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) wants parents and children to know that there are both good and bad candy options, both of which may find their way into children’s trick-or-treat bags this fall. “Of course, […]

Should You Go to the Dentist if You’re Pregnant?

Should You Go to the Dentist if You’re Pregnant? By CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS At an emergency dental clinic that treats the uninsured, a receptionist told Ms. Caseres that the schedule was full. When she returned a second time in still greater pain, the receptionist told her, “I can’t get you seen.” On her third visit, […]

4 Foods to Eat for a Healthy Smile

Move over toothbrush! These foods are healthy for your teeth and gums, and help prevent cavities, bad breath and plaque. By Nicci Micco YOGURT A major cause of bad breath, plaque, and gum disease is a buildup of bacteria. But research has found that 6 ounces of plain, sugar-free yogurt a day might help knock […] or its owner(s) is in no way responsible for any article, description, procedure, reference or dental product that may appear on this site. makes no warranty of any kind with respect to any dentists listed on this site or any subject matter included herein. The website could include some errors or inaccuracies and strives are made by to improve and update without notice. Any descriptions, specific treatments or references to any companies, dentist procedures, or articles does not imply endorsement of their services. The companies that are shown on this site may or may not have paid to advertise on our site. In no way does or its owner(s) replace the evaluation of a person’s dentist or health care provider. This site is intended for educational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for visits with your family dentist or other health care provider.