Two million years of eating meat and cooked food may have helped humans shift further from other great apes on the evolutionary tree.
The American Dental Association (ADA) has announced a new guideline indicating that in most cases, antibiotics are not recommended for toothaches.
Smoking cessation has been shown to have a positive impact on the outcome of periodontal therapy.
The connection between obesity and gum disease isn't as simple as cause and effect.
Brushing teeth frequently is linked with lower risks of atrial fibrillation and heart failure.