Serious Dental Problems and Diseases
Tooth erosion is the wearing away of tooth enamel by acid.
Tooth erosion is the loss of tooth structure. Tooth erosion is caused by acid attacking the enamel. Find out how you can prevent tooth erosion.
Have you ever heard of trench mouth? Find out about this severe gum infection and what you can do to prevent trench mouth.
Find out what dry mouth is, as well as how dry mouth can lead to serious dental problems.
Find out what dry mouth is and what causes dry mouth.
Gum disease is a serious dental problem. Gum disease has also been linked to heart disease and strokes. Learn how you can prevent gum disease and protect your overall health.
Early detection of oral cancer could save your life. The FDA-approved VELscope can detect oral cancer that the naked eye can't see.
An abscess of the tooth is an infection. An abscess can include pus and swelling of the soft gum tissues surrounding the tooth
Explains how medications taken for osteoporosis, called bisphosphonates, have been linked to osteonecrosis of the jaw.
A new study has linked gum disease to pancreatic cancer. Find out how preventing gum disease might reduce your chances of developing deadly pancreatic cancer.
Explains what periodontitis is and how periodontitis can be linked to heart attacks and strokes.
Mouthguards can offer superior protection against dental related injuries. Find out how to choose and take care of a dental mouthguard.
This dental photo gallery will show you various pictures of different dental conditions.
It is important to know these 8 warning signs of gum disease so that you can notify your dentist before the disease progresses.
Oral Cancer and its Risk Factors, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention
Learn what you can do to prevent gum disease and maintain good oral health.
Learn how to prevent gum disease by following these easy steps.
Describes the dental problems associated with smoking and other uses of tobacco including cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco and hookah water pipes.
Learn why diabetes and periodontal / gum disease are connected and what steps a person with diabetes can take to prevent gum disease.
Dental health issues associated with HIV / AIDS and how to help maintain dental health while the immune system is weakened.
Information about what to expect during a root canal treatment, including price estimates and follow up care.
Describes the devastating effects of methamphetamines on teeth, a condition commonly known as meth mouth.
Descibes a dental study reported in the December 2005 issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine linking cardiovascular disease to tooth loss.
The tongue is a wonderful and essential part of our body and it allows us to swallow, talk and chew properly. There are also problems that can be associated with the tongue such as bad breath, enlargement, black hairy tongue, soreness and other tongue abnormalties.
Want to have please your dentist by having a great check up? These tips can help you learn how to prevent dental problems as well as how to keep your mouth healthy.
Provides useful information and definition of cleft palate.
Terry Martin provides detailed information about oral and head and neck cancer.
Information about a possible link between gum disease (periodontitis), cholesterol, heart disease and strokes.
Marian Eure provides information about diabetes and gum disease.
Find out how oral sex could be related to oral cancer.
Carol and Richard Eustice, Arthritis guides at about.com, offer a brief explanation of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders, otherwise known as TMJ.
Florence Cardinal, our Guide to Sleep Disorders, provides insight about TMJ disorder and how it can affect more than just your mouth.
Did you know that someone dies of oral cancer every hour of every day in the United States alone? This serious disease is often highly curable if diagnosed early. These Oral Cancer Self Examination Tips will show you how to examine yourself for signs of oral cancer.
View the photos of the stages of gum disease.
These pictures of oral Cancer are very graphic and show how different types of oral cancer can look.
This photo of "Meth Mouth" is provided by the American Dental Association. Beware, if you have a weak or sensitive stomach, you might not want to see this.
According to Lex18.com, a new study by researchers at Ohio State's James Cancer Hospital shows that black raspberries may prevent oral cancer. While lab tests showed that black raspberries reduced the size of tumors in the mouth by 44 percent, there is still one problem.
According to The Oral Cancer Foundation, someone dies from oral cancer every hour of every day in the United States alone. The National Institutes of Health reports that scientists may soon be able to detect signs of oral cancer from saliva samples. Oral Cancer is highly curable if detected in its early stages.
Red wine has been said to be good for your heart among other things. Could it possibly be good for dental health too? According to All Headline News, researchers from Quebec City's Laval University presented findings from a study that showed a component of red wine should help to prevent and reverse periodontitis, the serious and advanced stage of gum disease that includes bone loss.
The Oral Cancer Foundation provides complete information about oral cancer.