Why do teeth shift as we age? Are yawns really contagious? Get the lowdown on what these wacky body signs really mean.
Sick of waiting around in your doctor’s office, surrounded by sick patients? Here’s how to phone it in instead
It's easy to eat your way to a better smile. Just serve up some of these delicious dental-health boosters.
Spruce up your smile safely by avoiding these common whitening mistakes
From yellowing teeth to age-spotted hands, learn how you can keep the signs of aging from creeping up
Choose the right lipstick color to instantly whiten your teeth.
Does your blood type determine what you should eat or what diseases you'll get? We distinguish the myths from the facts
More isn't always better -- and it doesn't necessarily make you healthier. Here's why.
After a year of reviewing the best and healthiest products daily, we’ve pared down the list to just the top 3 in various categories. Here’s what made the cut.
This gluten-free whole grain cooks more quickly than rice and tastes even better. Just try our delicious recipes.
How flight attendant Angeliki Karamberi found out that her adult braces did much more than improve her smile.
Want whiter teeth and healthier gums in five minutes a day? Follow our simple plan.
Got sensitive teeth or unexplained jaw pain? You could be grinding your teeth without knowing it. Here’s how to find out for sure -- and how to fix it.
Here’s a shocker: Some healthy foods are just as bad for your teeth as sweets.
To help prevent gum disease and other health woes, the Rx is simple: Floss often. Floss properly. And -- unlike with voting -- floss late.
These anti-cancer strategies are so easy, there's no excuse not to use them.
By 2050, one in three Americans will be diabetic. Here's how to lower your chances of being one of them.
Why is it that some people never get bitten by mosquitoes, but you have them lining up on your limbs buffet-style, ready to dig in? Mystery solved.
Be ready when a beauty or fashion disaster strikes with these must-have items.
Hate flossing? You’re not alone. Guest blogger Leo Babauta shows you how to make the dreaded chore a painless habit.
In a recent study, 69 percent of men found women who wear a smile instead of makeup younger and more attractive. Here are other surprising truths about smiling.
Certain common drugs can wreak havoc on your oral health and impact body health. Here's what you need to know.
Mouthwash can do much more for you than fix bad breath. Here, the ingredients you should look for to achieve a variety of results.
Researchers have discovered a strong link between gum disease and obesity. Here's what you need to know now.
You know you should brush your teeth and floss daily, but are you sure you're doing it right? Here's what you might not know but should.
Stressing out about how your breath smells will be a thing of the past once you read these dentist-recommended tips.
Sure, you brush and floss. But how strong are your teeth? Our dentist reviews the nutrients you need.
End your canker sore suffering with these research-backed tips.
Learn how good dental health can help you have a better time in bed.
A former cosmetic dentist exposes a flawed procedure that can sabotage your oral health ... and offers up better alternatives for whiter, healthier teeth.
Bad breath may be embarrassing, but it's easily fixed.
Oral cancer kills one American every hour. Here's how to prevent it.
With so many germs in so little space, your bathroom can be the unhealthiest room in your house. Here’s how to change that for good.
Try these delicious and fast breakfasts to start your day.
Here's how to best keep your teeth healthy, decade by decade.
Listen to the precious bits of health wisdom our favorite experts got from others -- and now swear by.
The gorgeous pumpkin is more than just tasty. Discover all the ways it's good for your health too.
Experts are finding that the secret to healthier, happier and longer living might just be the size of your smile.
In choosing between calories and no calories, is one better for our health?
Avoiding the things that scare you may be doing more harm than you think
Dos and don'ts for brightening your pearly whites
A dentist opens wide about the BPA controversy.
The real rules for wearing dramatic makeup. (Hint: It's easier to pull off than you think.)
Brace yourself: A growing number of kids are getting metal in their mouth as early as age 7. Here's how to find an orthodontist you can trust.
Gum disease can lead to a host of serious diseases. To protect yourself, brush and floss twice a day ... and take weight loss seriously.
Some ingredients are safer than others. Here's how to find out what's really in the products you use everyday.
If you're not taking fish oil already, here's why you should.
A new study shows that more than a quarter of 2- to 5-year-olds already have a cavity. Brush up on when to start your child's dental visits.
Try these smart, safe strategies for a brighter smile
If your attempt to get your kids to cut back on soda has fizzled, try these strategies from a new study.
Heads up: A new study has linked teeth X-rays to brain tumors. Should you be worried?
I floss before I brush, but my husband flosses afterward. Who’s right?
My gums seem to be receding, and I’m only 35! Is there anything I can do?
If I don’t have time to brush, is it OK to use mouthwash instead?
Help! Gum tissue is growing on the surface of my tooth. What should I do?
Are the latex gloves my dentist uses safe?
My boyfriend says the Valentine’s Day chocolate he got me is actually good for my teeth. Could this be true?
My teen just confessed she hardly ever brushes her teeth. How long does it take for that kind of neglect to translate into a cavity?
How much does your weight fluctuate in a year?
Do you double-dip at summer parties?