Drinking White Wine Can Lead to Stained Teeth

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This Man's Dentures Were Stuck in His Voice Box for 8 Days After a Routine Procedure

When a 72-year-old man from the UK went to the emergency room after having trouble swallowing solid food, he got a diagnosis that he likely wasn't expecting to hear: His dentures were actually lodged in his voice box. ...

This Electric Toothbrush Has a Game-Changing Feature—and It's on Sale

Update, March 18, 2019: The ISSA2 is currently on sale just for Health readers! From now until April 18, use the code "HEALTH20" at checkout to save 20% on this bestselling electric toothbrush. ...

How to Prevent Red Wine Stains on Teeth

Sick of wine stains on your teeth? New products aim to fix that. Health staffers sipped Cabernet and reported back! ...

Dakota Johnson's Fans Are Freaking Out About Her Teeth—and It's Proof You Really Do Need to Wear Your Retainers Forever

It's been a few days since the internet began mourning recently closed tooth gap—and in the face of rumors that the actress had dental work done, Dakota came clean about what really happened to her signature smile.  ...

Is It Safe to Whiten Your Teeth with Activated Charcoal Toothpaste?

Activated charcoal is the buzzy health ingredient of the moment, showing up in everything from supplements to pressed juices to . And now, it's also made its way to the oral care aisle, with brands like Curaprox and Twin Lotus marketing versions of activated charcoal toothpaste that claim to clean and whiten teeth and...

3 Ways to Protect Your Teeth If You Are Addicted to Seltzer

An Atlantic story has been generating buzz lately for warning that carbonated water can be bad for your teeth. We knew that soda can rot your teeth. But seltzer?! It's the perfect soda alternative–same pleasant fizz sans all the sugar and sweeteners, and just as hydrating as plain old H2O. ...

News Roundup: Blood-Cell Drug Boosts Memory, Denture Danger, and More

Problem drug may improve memoryThe drug erythropoietin has had a tough time recently. It's been in the news for athletic doping scandals, a stepped up warning for cancer patients, and possible overuse in people undergoing kidney dialysis. Now there’s some good news about the genetically engineered version of a natural hormone that spurs the...

Can Metal Dental Fillings Be Risky for Your Health?

The next time you have a cavity, you may want to weigh your filling options carefully. New research from the University of Georgia suggests that dental fillings made of amalgam—a mixture of mercury, silver, and other metals—can contribute to elevated mercury levels in the body.   ...

What You Should Know About the DIY Braces Trend

Have you heard about the woman in Washington State who claims to have closed a gap in her front teeth in 44 days using DIY braces—specifically, five dollars worth of hair elastics? ...

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