Beauty treatments and hygiene can go a long way to warding off cosmetic procedures. Find out how to take care of your hair, teeth and skin.
We love celebrities with larger-than-life smiles, from Tom Cruise to Julia Roberts and even Gary Busey. But when it's your own teeth, can a toothy grin sometimes be too much?
Dentures have come a long way since they were first used by the Etruscans in 700 B.C. But with all the different types available, how can you tell which are right for you?
Despite the name, crowns aren't royal treatment for your pearly whites; they're restorative dental devices that can be painful and costly. Why might you need a crown, and what are they made of? Find out.
Missing teeth? A dental bridge could be the solution. Find out here.
We've all heard that fluoride is good for us but some people have concerns about the amount of fluoride they consume each day, between water, bottled drinks and toothpaste. What should they do at the dentist?
Got an ache in your tooth? It could be an abscess. Find out how to treat it here.
Also known as dental porcelain laminates, veneers can go a long way toward improving the appearance of your natural teeth. But how long do they last?
Delaying a root canal can lead to any number of bigger issues, including losing your tooth and, in the worst cases, even death.
Happiness is something everyone wants to feel, and a smile tells the world you've got it. But when something like overlapped teeth makes you hide that smile, it's time for an adjustment.
Removing a tooth is one of the most common dental surgeries performed. Learn why a tooth may have to be extracted, as well as what to expect when you're in the dentist chair.
If your dentist suggests a root planing and scaling, do you think "root canal" and head for the hills? Relax, it's not that bad.
Dental partials -- denture replacements for single or multiple missing teeth -- are commonly used to return patients' smiles to their optimal beauty. How do these prosthetics fit into your mouth, and what are the other options?
While a bridge and a partial technically do the same thing (replace missing teeth), how that goal is achieved is quite different based on which you have.
While many people set aside money to cover medical expenses, dental work often isn't included in those savings. If you have to have a dental procedure but can't immediately pay for it, you may be able to finance it.
If you've got an unsightly gap in your smile caused by tooth loss or removal, flipper teeth could help you out. But how long are flippers a viable solution?
Lasers' ability to deliver energy and heat in the form of light makes them useful in number of practical applications. How can they make your mouth healthier?
Does going to the dentist literally make your stomach turn? You're not alone.
Going to the dentist is bad enough. But does she really have to use that awkward dental dam, too?
Emergency dental services aren't just for hockey players. Whether it's a sports accident or biting down on a hidden walnut, a dental emergency can send you scrambling.
With age comes wisdom -- and the wish that you had taken better care of yourself when you were younger. Now that you're an adult, can you do anything to strengthen your chompers?
A trip to the dentist can be as painful on your mouth as it is on your wallet. Read on to learn why caring for your teeth could end up costing you an arm and leg.
Babies are born with teeth already developing beneath the gum line. But is it possible to predict when they'll break through to the surface?
One of the great pleasures of being a kid is enjoying the occasional sweet. But what health issues can this introduce? Should you indulge your child's sweet tooth?
In the 1970s, the media began reporting that babies who slept with milk bottles got more cavities than those who didn't. But, do cavities in baby teeth need to be filled?
Some parents swear by teething tablets as a natural remedy for their babies' discomfort. But are they really safe?