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Learn the facts about diabetes and teeth and how it can affect your oral health.

Brushing your teeth is the number one action you can take to ensure a healthy, beautiful smile. Find information about brushing teeth at Colgate.com and you'll learn the right way to brush, the type of toothpaste you should use and more.

Artificial sweeteners do not have the same effect on enamel that sugar has. Some, in fact, have antibacterial properties that inhibit decay.

The foods you choose and how often you eat them can affect your general health and the health of your teeth and gums, too. Read more about how your diet can affect your oral health.

The third molars, or the wisdom teeth, are the last permanent teeth to erupt into your mouth. They typically emerge around the age of 17 to 21 years old.

Cavities are one thing, but gum disease and oral cancer are dental problems that can have even more serious consequences.

Sensitive teeth can be treated. Your dentist may recommend desensitizing toothpaste or an alternative treatment based on the cause of your sensitivity. Proper oral hygiene is the key to preventing sensitive-tooth pain.

Nail biting, brushing too hard and using your teeth as tools are just a few of the bad habits that can harm your teeth and mouth. Get the top 6 worst habits for your mouth and find out how to break them.

Learn what causes heat or cold sensitive teeth and how you can treat them.

Sucking on a pacifier too much for too long, an activity associated with more ear infections and more speech and language problems, can also affect the alignment of a child’s teeth.

Researchers hoping to dispel George Washington's image as a stiff-jawed, boring old man have made some interesting discoveries about his famous false teeth.

Provides information on a study that found provision of essential dental treatment to expectant mothers at 13 to 21 weeks’ gestation was not associated with increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes or other serious adverse events.

We know the rules – brush your teeth twice a day and floss to keep them healthy. But, have you ever wondered what causes those stains that sometimes appear?

When it comes to your teeth, the dictum from the American Dental Association has been to brush twice and floss daily. Now research says it's not that simple.

The limpet, an aquatic snail, has been found to have teeth that exceed the tensile strength of spider silk, Kevlar, and titanium.

The sugars in doughnuts have been identified as a
risk factor for gum inflammation and cavities. The
amount of sugar and cream in your coffee also can
have a direct effect on the amount of cavity-causing
bacteria.

How teeth-friendly is your Turkey Day menu? Find out what foods to sink your teeth into on Thanksgiving.

If you have a desire to stain your teeth, consuming multiple cups of coffee a day is a sure way to get you there. That much you likely already know. What you may not know, though, is that drinking coffee in moderation can actually help you protect your teeth, because of coffee’s unique anti-bacterial properties. And, coffee isn’t alone in this regard. Tea, too, has some pretty marvelous properties, despite its propensity to stain teeth as well! So, if you’re a fan of…