Brush teeth, save brain?

Speculative research is probing a possible link between gum disease and Alzheimer's.

Fluoride: 4 key facts

Do concerns over the additive hold water?

Caring for baby’s teeth starts before birth

Expert shares timeline for child's dental health.

Teething makes babies cranky, but not sick

Doctors advise that if the infant has a fever while first teeth break through the gums, it most likely points to illness.

5 easy ways to keep your toothbrush healthy

Sharing a bathroom with others? Chances are your toothbrush likely has fecal matter on it.

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