Dental Health

Protecting your child’s teeth during sports play 
Protecting your child’s teeth during sports play
Dentists share the best way to prevent your kids from getting tooth damage during sports.
People with more cavities may be at lower risk for head, neck cancer 
People with more cavities may be at lower risk for head, neck cancer
Believe it or not, a new study finds that bacteria produced by cavities may actually protect you against cancers.
How safe are materials used to treat kids’ cavities?  Featured
How safe are materials used to treat kids’ cavities?
First, silver fillings potentially caused health problems. Now, white fillings may create behavioral issues. Should we be worried again?
Are twice-yearly dental visits too much? 
Are twice-yearly dental visits too much?
A new study questions whether dental cleanings are needed twice a year for healthy individuals.
Dairy products make good cavity-fighters for teens 
Dairy products make good cavity-fighters for teens
A new study shows that certain foods may help change the pH levels in the mouth, which can protect your child’s teeth from enamel erosion.
Primary care doctors are key in improving kids’ dental health 
Primary care doctors are key in improving kids’ dental health
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says primary care physicians can play an important role when it comes to keeping kid’s teeth healthy. Find out why.
Dental van delivers smiles to those in need  Featured
Dental van delivers smiles to those in need
From grade schoolers to seniors, smiles are an expression of happiness and confidence. Read how one mobile dentistry program is delivering much needed dental care across Chicago.