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  • How does tooth enamel last a lifetime?
    on October 2, 2019 at 7:00 am

    Enamel is the strongest tissue in the human body. A recent study finds that an imperfect alignment of crystals helps produce this incredible resilience.

  • Severe gum disease linked to 49% higher risk of hypertension
    on September 24, 2019 at 10:00 am

    A new systematic review and meta-analysis concludes that there is a linear association between the severity of gum disease and the risk of hypertension.

  • Does poor oral health impact brain function?
    on September 14, 2019 at 7:00 am

    Two new studies suggest that there is an association between stress related tooth problems and cognitive decline among older populations.

  • The duration of dry socket
    on August 28, 2019 at 10:00 pm

    Dry socket can last up to 7 days. It can occur after tooth extraction and causes symptoms, including intense pain. Learn more here.

  • Hydrogen peroxide for teeth whitening: What to know
    on August 23, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    Hydrogen peroxide is a common ingredient in many at-home and commercial teeth whitening solutions. Learn more about how it works and the safety considerations here.

  • Tooth extraction aftercare: A how-to guide
    on August 23, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Caring for the mouth and empty socket after a tooth extraction is vital to prevent painful complications. Learn about tooth extraction aftercare in this article.

  • How to get rid of a toothache at night
    on August 23, 2019 at 12:00 am

    A toothache can cause severe pain and prevent a person from falling asleep. Learn about nine different methods to get rid of a toothache at night here.

  • What to know about gum boils
    on August 22, 2019 at 10:00 pm

    Gum boils are swollen, pus-filled bumps on the gums. Treatment involves medication and dental procedures, while home remedies may reduce discomfort. Learn more here.

  • What home remedies can help with bad breath?
    on August 21, 2019 at 8:00 pm

    Home remedies for bad breath include green tea, herbal rinses, and water. People should see a doctor if their breath does not improve. Learn more about home remedies for bad breath here.

  • How to relieve gum pain fast
    on August 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    From tea bags to cold compresses, many home remedies can quickly relieve mild-to-moderate gum pain. Learn about these methods, and when to see a dentist, here.

  These  health news headlines  are provided courtesy of Medical News Today.