Oral Health Topics
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Your child's oral health is important and it's important to remember that as kids grow, their dental needs change.
Learn how spit can save your life.
Since 1998, Delta Dental has conducted The Original Tooth Fairly Poll®, a fun look at the generosity of the tooth fairy and children's oral health behaviors around the world. From whether to wiggle a loose tooth to a toddler's favorite toothpaste flavors, the tooth fairy has many tips and tricks for parents and kids alike.
Not all lollipops are bad for your teeth! A recent study found that sugar-free lollipops containing licorice root extract significantly reduced the bacteria that cause tooth decay.
The new face of oral cancer is getting younger and younger and sadly, the fastest growing segment of newly diagnosed cases is non-smoking, young adults. Learn how to reduce your risk of getting this disease by making better lifestyle choices.
Your dentist searches for clues that may point to other serious health issues. By seeing your dentist, you’re not just ensuring a healthy mouth, but a healthy body.
Stroke, heart disease and low birth weight can all be tied to gum disease—plus, more than 120 symptoms of non-dental diseases can be spotted by a dentist during a routine dental exam!
Wearing a mouth guard can significantly reduce the risk of injuries in young athletes.
It’s important to seek care from a dentist as soon as possible if you break or knock-out a tooth or have tooth pain.
Community water fluoridation is a safe and cost-effective way to fight tooth decay and improve oral health.
Taking care of your children’s oral health is key to their long-term general health.
Piercings within the mouth are associated with a variety of risks including infection and dental damage.
Get tips to help maintain a healthy smile as your grow older.
Three popular beverages can have an impact on your oral health.
Dry mouth is normal once in awhile, but chronic dry mouth can lead to serious health problems.