Experiencing jaw pain, popping, or pain around your ears? Do you have issues opening your mouth wide? Learn more about what can be TMD, with Colgate®. Possible causes include jaw clenching, teeth grinding, poor posture, or an injury to the joint.
Your teeth don’t lie. A dentist reveals how she can tell if her patients aren’t brushing and flossing like they say they are in this “Ask an ADA Dentist” question.
Join Colgate to dispel common myths about your taste buds and get the facts! Do you know how many taste buds you really have? Do we really have only 5 tastes? What are they? The tongue map was created over 100 years ago, but people still believe that o…
“Growing pains” are part of childhood, and teething can be the cause of some discomfort in your child’s mouth. ADA dentist Dr. Maria Lopez Howell reveals one thing to check for before taking your child to the dentist for a toothache.
Nearly half of Americans don’t brush their teeth enough. This opens the door for a bacteria invasion, leading to tooth decay and gum disease. Even worse, you might increase your risk for issues like kidney disease and dementia.
What is gingivitis? In this Oral Care Tip, we discuss what causes gingivitis and how to help you prevent and help treat it, so that it doesn’t progress into a more serious form of gum disease.
With age comes wisdom – and wisdom teeth! Learn more about what to expect when this third set of molars come through in your late teens.
If you suffer from dry mouth, you know how frustrating it can be. But did you know it can also be associated with many other oral health issues? Here are some tips on dealing with dry mouth symptoms and keeping your mouth healthy.
Tooth decay can happen at any age. As you get older, your gums may recede, leaving your teeth susceptible to decay. Old restorations can also begin to weaken and create crevices that allow bacteria to accumulate. Hear more about the potential effects o…
Teeth. We’ve all got ‘em (most of us, anyway). But how do they grow? Teeth are made from some biological nanotechnology that will blow your mind. They are strong enough to last hundreds of millions of years. Oh, and if you’ve ever wondered how adult te…