This Is the Right Way to Floss Your Teeth

Flossing is essential for healthy teeth—if you have the right technique. Here's a step-by-step guide to proper flossing.

What Can You Expect from a Root Canal?

Root canals can save or repair an infected or damaged tooth. Here are the answers to all your questions about...


What Dentists Think About Tongue Scrapers

A tongue scraper may help improve your oral health. Here are the potential benefits of tongue scraping, plus how to...


Brushing Alone Is Not Enough

We spoke to Sunstar GUM oral care experts about how to get your oral health in ship-shape!


Everything You Need to Know About Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom teeth removal is done to prevent crooked or crowded teeth, jaw pain, and more. Here's what to know before...

4 Reasons to Switch to a Rechargeable Toothbrush

From plaque removal to whiter teeth and the many benefits in between, here’s why you should be making the switch...


What to Know About Toothpaste Tablets Before Making the Switch

We tried zero-waste solid toothpaste to see if it’s worth switching to this eco-friendly alternative.

What to Know About the Benefits of Oil Pulling for Your Teeth

What is oil pulling, and does it offer any benefits beyond those you get from brushing your teeth? Here's what...


35 Secrets Your Dentist Won’t Tell You

What came out of their mouths will change the way you treat yours.


Mamelon Teeth: Why You Have Ridges on Your Teeth

Mamelon bumps are ridges on the edges of teeth that don't cause big problems, but can prevent the "perfect smile."


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10 Teeth Whitening Mistakes to Avoid

In the quest for pearly white teeth, it's easy to fall into bad bleaching habits that can do more harm...

This Is Why You Have Bad Breath—And Here’s What to Do

Tackle that bad breath in time for the holidays.


I Tried a Charcoal Toothbrush to Whiten My Teeth—Here’s What Happened

Can a charcoal toothbrush whiten your teeth? To find out, I replaced my electric toothbrush with a charcoal toothbrush for...


Have a Toothache? Here’s What to Do

Dental pain is common and has many causes, including poor mouth hygiene, cavities, sinus infections and more. Here are treatments...


12 Things Dentists Never Put in Their Mouth

Dentists know all about good oral hygiene, but taking care of your teeth is more than just brushing and...


5 Oral Care Tips for When You Can’t Get to the Dentist

A few smart choices will keep your teeth and gums in top shape while you practice social distancing.

12 Teeth-Cleaning Mistakes That Make Dentists Cringe

We asked dentists to reveal the dental mistakes that make them cringe, from rushing your toothbrushing to overusing whitening products.


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7 Surprising Home Remedies for Teeth Grinding

Health experts offer home remedies to help reduce teeth grinding and prevent complications like jaw pain.


What Doctors Need You to Know About TMJ Disorder

Medical experts reveal everything you need to know about how to prevent jaw pain and the types of treatments available,...


7 Healthy Habits That Are Damaging Your Teeth

Turns out there's a dark side to healthy habits like drinking spring water and even exercising: They could be damaging...


Do You Have Good Dental Etiquette?

Anxious about your visit to the dentist? Don't let your anxiety take control and mess with your manners. Instead, make...


11 Dentist-Approved Home Remedies for Sensitive Teeth

Try these dentist-approved remedies for sensitive teeth to alleviate pain, from desensitizing toothpaste to avoiding acidic foods and drinks.


How to Stop Canker Sore Pain

If you're looking for remedies to stop the annoying ache of canker sores, these study-tested remedies might do the trick.


9 Reasons You Have a Metallic Taste in Your Mouth

Metal mouth could be linked to what you eat, but it could also have to do with any of these...

9 Things Dentists Wish You Knew About Teeth Whitening

Everyone wants a mega-watt smile, but teeth whitening isn’t for everyone. Here’s what you need to know before you get...


11 Home Remedies for a Toothache

Cavities, loose fillings, a cracked tooth, an abscess (a pocket of infection at the gum line), or a sinus condition...


What to Know if You’re a Mouth Breather

Breathing through you mouth, rather than your nose, can come with a host of unpleasant symptoms.


Why You Need To Start Taking Your Gum Health More Seriously

Experts advice on the silent signs you need to recognize and how to prevent against gum disease.


The Real Reason Why Your Gums are Receding

It's probably not what you think.


Chronic Dry Mouth: Get Relief With These Effective Tips

Are you tired of trying to cope with a chronic dry mouth? Here are some easy and effective ways to...