Five Tips to Keep Your Child’s Mouth Healthy During Candy Season

It's that time of the year again: pumpkins are displayed on porches, kids are excitedly picking out costumes, and retailers are advertising countless types of candy. Halloween is right around the corner. While children daydream about filling their baskets with candy on that special night, parents often dread the inevitable sugar high that follows trick-or-treating. … Continued

What Causes Bad Breath?

Bad breath odors vary, depending on the source or the underlying cause. Some people worry too much about their breath even though they have little or no mouth odor, while others have bad breath and don't know it.

The History of the Toothbrush

Toothbrush design and materials have come a long way. Early forms of the toothbrush have existed for nearly 5000 years. Ancient civilizations used a “chew stick,” a thin twig with a frayed end.