Can pregnancy cause tooth loss? Plus, a dentist shares advice on how to look after your oral health when you're expecting a baby.
Since June, dental practices have been steadily reopening across the UK. But many people still can't get an appointment.
Which? has discovered a number of illegal at-home teeth whitening kits being sold to unsuspecting consumers that could damage or burn gums if used incorrectly.
A social media user is earning plenty of online praise — including from dental hygienists — after sharing the "right way" to brush your teeth. The advice comes courtesy of TikTok user kassyslays90 who shared her
Say hello to the toothbrush of the future! It's called the Autobrush, and it looks set to change the toothbrush game for good. It's designed to clean all of your teeth at the same time, and what's more it can do the job in just 30
Toothbrushes, both traditional and electric, clearly don't last forever and it turns out they don't even last for as long as many people think. Business Insider reports that, according to the American dental Association, brushes and
Poor oral hygiene may allow 'bad bacteria' in the mouth to enter the blood via the gums, which could affect heart health.
A seven-year-old boy in India has had a total of 526 teeth removed from his mouth. The youngster, named as Ravindranath, was brought to Saveetha Dental College in Chennai after he complained of swelling in his jaw. Surgeons removed a hard
Coconut oil is a natural ingredients that's great for absolutely anything - whether as a healthy alternative to cooking oil, or to improve your hair and skin. Now it's been found to whiten teeth! Our video explains the benefits of using
The fashion brand Gucci has sparked controversy with its new campaign for lipstick which features models with less-than-perfect teeth. More used to models with perfect teeth and pouting lips, the brand has decided to use images of more
Major high street chemists like Boots and Superdrug are selling tooth-whitening kits which may leave teeth weaker and more sensitive, a study has found. Damage was visible in tests on extracted teeth which had been whitened in line with the manufacturer’s instructions, according to the study published in the British Dental Journal on Friday. “The lack of research and ease of availability of these products from major retailers is alarming and may potentially be harming the consumers’s dentition,” Dr Linda Greenwall, one of the authors from Manchester University said.
When Mila discovered she had a loose tooth for the first time in two years, her dad David decided it would be the perfect opportunity to conduct a little household experiment. The family gathered as David attempted to remove the tooth using a
Maintaining dental health needs a lot of discipline. From brushing teeth regularly to the kind of paste that we use, here are five tips for dental health. Most people brush their teeth in the morning and last thing at night, but this might
When it comes to brushing your teeth, dentists say you're doing it wrong! You need to do more than brush twice a day. Brushing for two minutes each time can help remove plaque. Plaque forms naturally right after you've eaten but some
Tooth brushing is something that dentists say should go on for a couple of minutes, but a French company, FasTeesH, says its new cleaning device can get the job done in just 10 seconds. Its Y-Brush doesn't have a head and looks quit unlike
The whiteness of your teeth doesn't necessarily indicate your oral health. Some suggest there is one type of staining that can even protect your teeth. Find out more in the video above. See also: How to look after your teeth as you age See
By middle age you might feel as though you've got into a productive oral health routine which works for you and keeps your teeth in good condition. But as the years advance, so new challenges and problems can present themselves. It pays to
The idea that brushing and flossing your teeth might increase your risk of developing dementia or having a heart attack might seem like nonsense – but the links between oral health and other conditions are being seriously studied by