Beyond tooth decay: why good dental hygiene is important

  By: David McNamee, Medical News Today Most of us are aware that poor dental hygiene can lead to tooth decay, gum disease, and bad breath, but not brushing your teeth could also have consequences for more serious illnesses. Check out the other diseases you can acquire with poor oral hygiene via Medical News Today. […]

What to do to keep gums healthy

By: Jenna Fletcher, Medical News Today   Practicing good oral hygiene is the most important action that a person can take to prevent and treat gum disease. Most people tend to overlook their gums when it comes to oral health and focus on getting a bright, white smile instead. However, healthy teeth require healthy gums. […]

What causes a bump on the roof of the mouth?

By: Elaine K. Luo, MD, Medical News Today   A bump on the roof of the mouth can be worrisome, especially if it does not go away quickly. Most causes of a bump on this part of the body are easily treatable, but it may also indicate a more serious underlying condition. Can it be the […]