Some symptoms like gum redness, puffiness and bleeding could have surprisingly little to do with your oral hygiene.
By Drs. David Niesel and Norbert Herzog The recent election was also a referendum on the medical and yes, recreational use
With the right diet, recreational chew toys and regular home dental care, you may be able to reduce the frequency of professional cleanings for your pet. Dental work can be expensive, and as with any medical procedure, it carries inherent risks.
Former president of the American Association for Dental Research, Dr. Robert Genco, calls periodontal disease -- an advanced form of gum disease that affects half of Americans -- a public health concern. "[It] is one of the most prevalent non-communicable chronic diseases in our population."
Regular dental check-ups tend to fall off the to do list of many an adult. But good dental health is not only about the whiteness of your smile, the pink of your gums and the freshness of your breath, but also about your overall health.
Your teeth won't betray you as long as you treat them well, but watch out for those gums. For the most part, our teeth are
Pet tooth problems can be surprisingly similar to their owners' dental issues. Here are common dental issues you share with your cats and dogs, as well as ways to avoid them.
In spite of what you may have heard, it's never too late for an old dog to learn new tricks--especially if it's proper oral
To most of us, bad breath is an annoyance at most. However, there are some instances where bad breath is more than just something to be mindful of.
Important clues to your overall health can be found in the details of your teeth, gums, and even tongue, which is why putting off that next visit to the dentist can be costly not only to your wallet, but also to your heart and other vital organs.