By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Sat, 11/30/2013 - 18:46
A Swedish prisoner had a toothache so severe that he escaped incarceration to go to the dentist.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 09/29/2013 - 13:29
A new customized 3-dimensional toothbrush called the "Blizzident" offers clean teeth within six seconds, combining the two common brushing methods in one.
By John Ericson | Tue, 08/20/2013 - 19:21
After buying John Lennon's tooth for $30,000 at an auction in 2011, Dr. Michael Zuc says his next goal is to clone the Beatles-member and give him "another chance."
By Matthew Mientka | Mon, 06/10/2013 - 18:50
Americans waste health care dollars on unnecessary medical services, such as twice annual dental checkups, while missing other opportunities to prevent chronic diseases, experts say.
By Ashik Siddique | Tue, 04/02/2013 - 01:05
Dental bib clips can retain oral bacteria from previous patients, even after standard disinfection procedures. What can you do to avoid cross-contamination?
By Makini Brice | Fri, 01/18/2013 - 14:33
When 75-year-old Nermin Keating’s top row of dentures disappeared, doctors failed to notice that she had swallowed them – not once, not twice, but four times.
By Makini Brice | Wed, 01/02/2013 - 15:30
If you wince after having a spoonful of ice cream or a sip of coffee, you may have sensitive teeth, a problem that is believed to plague an estimated 3 in 4 people.
By Makini Brice | Mon, 12/31/2012 - 17:37
A study found that pregnant women saw a 34 percent reduction in the risk of a preterm labor if they underwent a simple dental procedure.
By Christine Hsu | Mon, 12/10/2012 - 16:43
A new high-tech "no-brush" toothbrush uses 100 percent ultrasound to clean the teeth.
By Makini Brice | Thu, 10/11/2012 - 14:46
Don't smooch the pooch!
By Makini Brice | Wed, 10/10/2012 - 12:38
If you have a toothache and are dreading a visit to the dentist, perhaps looking at an Ancient Egyptian mummy will provoke a change of heart.