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Dental Health News

TUESDAY, May 21, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- Matcha green tea has the potential to keep gum disease at bay, a new study finds.Lab experiments show that matcha can inhibit the growth of Porphyromonas...

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THURSDAY, May 16, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- People with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) face more than triple the odds of bruxism, otherwise known as teeth grinding, a new study finds.The small...

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THURSDAY, April 11, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- Oral health might have an impact on heart health, a new study has found.Folks treated for an irregular heart rhythm were more likely to keep a healthy...

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TUESDAY, March 5, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- A cheap cavity-fighting liquid typically used to treat sensitive teeth appears to work as well as dental sealants in preventing tooth decay, a new study...

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TUESDAY, March 5, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- Analysis of a "chemical score" from mouth lesion swab samples might allow patients to skip painful biopsies, getting oral cancers promptly...

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TUESDAY, Feb. 6, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- New guidelines from the American Dental Association (ADA) are cracking down on the use of opioids for tooth pain.The guidelines say that non-steroidal...

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FRIDAY, Feb. 2, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- The heavy lead apron dentists drape over you during dental X-rays may soon be a thing of the past.On Thursday, the American Dental Association (ADA) announced...

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MONDAY, Jan. 22, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- A newly developed "brush biopsy" allows dentists to screen for the most common form of mouth cancer, a new study reports.Dentists use a small brush...

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MONDAY, Jan. 15, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- New research in mice is pointing to a surprising connection: Gum disease could exacerbate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).Because gum disease...

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TUESDAY, Dec. 19, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- A person's toothbrush could be a true lifesaver if they land in a hospital ICU, according to new evidence review.Regular toothbrushing is associated...

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FRIDAY, Nov. 10, 2023 (HealthDay News) If you're getting a tooth pulled or having another painful dental procedure, you're much less likely to get opioids than you were just a few years...

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FRIDAY, Oct. 20, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- People want whiter teeth, surveys show, and the American Dental Association (ADA) has some advice on how to accomplish that. Read More »

FRIDAY, Sept. 15, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Good oral health is one of the keys to healthy aging, but a sobering new study shows that many U.S. nursing home residents have significant dental...

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MONDAY, Aug. 28, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Children having short-term dental pain from extractions or toothache should not be prescribed opioids but rather manage those aches with over-the-counter...

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