How to treat a toothache at home Dec. 14th 2017
In this article, we examine a number of home remedies for relieving the pain of a toothache. We also look at when someone should see a dentist.
Lie bumps (transient lingual papillitis): What to know Dec. 10th 2017
Lie bumps or transient lingual papillitis refers to small red or white bumps that occur on the tongue and cause discomfort. Learn more.
All you need to know about xanthan gum Dec. 08th 2017
A look at xanthan gum, a food thickener with numerous health benefits. Included is detail on the potential risks of using it, along with the benefits.
Mouth bacteria linked to esophageal cancer Dec. 01st 2017
New research reveals that some types of mouth bacteria are linked to higher risk of developing esophageal cancer and some are linked to lower risk.
What you should know about hairy tongue Nov. 30th 2017
In this article we look at hairy tongue, a condition resulting in a discolored and furry appearance of the tongue, as well as prevention and treatments.
Could mouthwash be putting you at risk of diabetes? Nov. 28th 2017
It might help to reduce bad breath and tooth decay, but a surprising new study suggests that mouthwash could also increase the risk of diabetes.
Why is my tongue tingling? Nov. 28th 2017
We look at a range of causes for a tingling tongue, including dental injuries, migraine, multiple sclerosis, and allergies. Learn more.
Blood blister in mouth: Pictures and treatment Nov. 22nd 2017
Learn about the causes of blood blisters in the mouth, including injury, oral herpes, stress, and oral cancer. How are blood blisters treated?
All you need to know about angular cheilitis Nov. 17th 2017
A look at angular cheilitis, a condition where pain occurs in the corners of the mouth. Included is detail on risk factors, complications, and diagnosis.
What is burning mouth syndrome? Nov. 15th 2017
Burning mouth syndrome causes a painful burning sensation on the tongue or in the mouth. Learn more about the potential causes in this article.
What you should know about yellow tongue Nov. 15th 2017
A look at yellow tongue, a condition resulting in a yellow coating on the surface of the tongue. Included is detail on who is at risk and complications.
Ten remedies for canker sores Nov. 14th 2017
Canker sores in the mouth can be painful and irritating. In this article, we look at a range of ways to help canker sores and mouth ulcers heal faster.
Clogged arteries may be down to bacteria, not diet Nov. 03rd 2017
An analysis of the chemical signatures of fatty deposits in clogged arteries found that they matched lipids produced by mouth and gut bacteria.
What causes a white tongue? Oct. 26th 2017
There are many reasons for a white tongue, including poor dental hygiene and infections. In this article, learn about treatment and home remedies.
Why does my tongue hurt? Oct. 15th 2017
Learn about a number of common causes for tongue pain, including physical injury, thrush, and cold sores, along with treatment options.
Itchy gums: Causes, relief, and prevention Sep. 29th 2017
Itchy gums can be caused by a range of conditions, from allergies to viral infections. Learn about the symptoms, treatments, and outlook for itchy gums.
Mouth breathing: Symptoms, complications, and treatment Sep. 22nd 2017
What causes mouth breathing? When should a healthcare professional be consulted and what might the diagnosis be? How is mouth breathing treated?
Ways to relieve painful wisdom teeth Sep. 19th 2017
Wisdom teeth often emerge in early adulthood and can cause a lot of pain as they push through the gums. We look at seven tips to relieve the pain.
Should we blame our genes for the bacteria behind tooth decay? Sep. 13th 2017
While human host genes may influence oral microbiome composition, it is unlikely that they control the bacteria that promote tooth decay, says a new study.
Four effective gingivitis home remedies Sep. 06th 2017
Gingivitis is a condition that affects the gums. Learn about four home remedies for gingivitis, how to take them safely, and how to prevent gingivitis.