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Mar 28, 2016 05:40 AM ET
Hundreds of types of bacteria can live in your mouth, and ignoring good oral hygiene can end very badly for your teeth. DNews explains why you're better off getting over your fear of going to the dentist.
Nov 2, 2015 06:30 PM ET // Discovery News
Pro soccer players in the U.K. have poor dental hygiene -- and it affects how they play. Continue reading →
Oct 23, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Here are some of the most fascinating facts to, ahem, chew on.
Aug 17, 2015 09:21 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
Only patients who have diseased wisdom teeth or other problems should have their wisdom teeth removed, some experts argue.
Jan 28, 2015 11:47 AM ET
Next time you're out walking and chewing gum, consider that you might actually be practicing good oral hygiene while you stroll. It turns out that some gums trap their fair share of bacteria, leading to a cleaner mouth.
Jul 30, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
The boy was diagnosed with a condition called complex composite odontoma, a rare type of tumor that affects the jaw or gums, his doctors said.
Jul 12, 2014 04:00 AM ET
Instead of getting hopped up on pain meds at the dentist, one day you may be able to just ask for "VR" instead.
Jun 20, 2014 04:30 AM ET
In as little as three years, dentists may drop a few notches on the most-feared species list, as a new device promises to use electrical current to rebuild a sick tooth -- without discomfort for the owner of the tooth!
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