Dental Problems

Bad Breath

Do you fear your breath is strong enough to scare small children? You might be mistaken. People are notoriously inept at assessing the odor of

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Tooth Abscess

Kaye Wellborn* will never forget her first — and last — abscessed tooth. The San Francisco 49ers had just won the Superbowl, and a huge,

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Brushing

You know you need to brush your teeth and floss every day. But do you know how to get the most out of it? Even

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Broken Tooth

What’s the treatment for a broken tooth? Tooth enamel is made of the hardest substances in the human body, but teeth still have their breaking

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Meth Mouth

Few methamphetamine users fit the stereotype of the gaunt, twitchy addict. Some users take the drug in plush offices or lavish houses. Some wear suits

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Dental terms A-Z

Abscess — pus-filled, inflamed area around a tooth. Amalgam — silver-mercury alloy used to fill cavities. Bicuspid — adult type of tooth located between the

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