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"Do the Right Bling"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima As a guy whose only piece of jewelry is a wedding ring that I got 35 years ago and who thinks karats are what rabbits eat, I have nev...

Bad Doggie Breath? Chew on This

Dr. Tiffany Bierer | Posted 05.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tiffany Bierer

Just like humans, bad doggie breath can be the sign of something more serious.

When Does A Toothache Become Something To Worry About?

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 08.11.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

I do want to take this time to go over what generally causes a toothache, and discuss the (fairly remote) possibility of "dying from a toothache."

10 Common Dental Problems And How To Avoid Them

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For a relatively small space, your mouth has a whole lot going on, health-wise. As the Mayo Clinic (charmingly) puts it, your kisser is "teeming" with...

Boys Death From Toothache Leads To Greater Dental Care Access For Kids

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

Since Deamonte's death, Congress has recognized dental coverage as an important component of comprehensive care for children, enacting major policy changes to improve kids' coverage.

Mouth Health: Does My '50 Proof' Alcohol Mouthwash Increase My Cancer Risk ?

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

Let's talk today about something that has been bothering me for awhile. And that's the fact that it's very likely that alcohol-based mouthwash is something that will increase your risk of Oral Cancer.

Expanding Native Americans' Access to Oral Health Through Innovation

Mark Trahant | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Trahant

A philosophical question: How much medical training is needed to treat patients? Some say it's the full course as proscribed by existing medical, nurs...

Grill Ripped Out Of Nashville Prisoner Anthony McCoy's Mouth By Sheriff's Lieutenant Tanya Mayhew

AP | SHEILA BURKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — When a Tennessee jailer ripped the gold grill from a new inmate's teeth two days before Thanksgiving last year, it left the 3...

Too Much Toothpaste Damages Teeth

Suzette Standring | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzette Standring

Individuals mistakenly believe that the more they brush their teeth, the whiter they will become; actually, the opposite occurs.