Beauty and Hygiene

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.

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Of all the health problems that can plague us, those involving our teeth are probably the most preventable. Learn about the few simple habits that are all you need to maintain good oral hygiene.

By the American Institute for Preventive Medicine

Ears not only let us hear, but they also play a role in maintaining our balance, which is vital to our ability to function in daily life. Learn to care for and treat your ears.

By Donald Patten

Considering how important your eyesight is, caring for your eyes should be as much a part of your daily routine as brushing your teeth or washing your face. Learn more about how to care for your eyes.

By Donald Patten

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The toothache isn't easy to endure. The good news: With improved dental care, the a toothache is not as common as it once was. Learn what to do when a toothache does make an appearance.

Gingivitis is the first stage of gum disease. According to the ADA, gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss among adults. Learn how to care for your gums to ease or avoid gingivitis.

Everybody handles excess stress differently. Some people develop an ulcer, some people develop high blood pressure, and some people grind or clench their teeth.

Should you consider the switch to all-natural cosmetics? Get helpful information on natural cosmetics and more in this article.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

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Beauty expert Paula Begoun has performed extensive research on the cosmetics industry, and she's seen just about everything. We asked Paula to share some of her findings on a variety of beauty beliefs.

By Discovery Fit and Health Writers

We all know eating sugar can cause cavities, but what is a cavity, exactly? This article explains what happens to your tooth when you have a cavity as well as what your dentist has to do to fix it.

Ever wonder how it is that something as incredibly hard as a tooth can get a hole in it? Learn how cavities form and how dentists create fillings to rebuild teeth, then learn how you can prevent cavities in the first place.

By Dr. Jerry Gordon

Antibiotics usually not needed for people with artificial joints

By Dr. Jerry Gordon