You heard about the importance of flossing and brushing for dental health... but what about mental health?
You may be surprised to learn that the sabercat's bite is not as strong as the modern big cat.
Why do dogs seem to gulp down any and all food put in front of them?
Fossil teeth are the most durable remnants that anthropologists work with, and some of these ancient teeth display a curious set of grooves.
A recent study has found that a compound in chocolate is actually even better at fighting cavities than fluoride.
Were Neanderthals right or left handed? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Drinking pop all day may not be a healthy habit, but can soda actually rot your teeth?
Pregnancy can be a wonderful experience. There’s the rosy glow, the growing baby’s thrilling first kick. Of course, being pregnant has its down side. There’s morning sickness, after all, and then ultimately the painful process of actually giving birth. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
When a person doesn’t swallow correctly, it’s called a tongue thrust because the tongue, one of the most powerful muscles in the body, thrusts against the teeth when swallowing, over time forcing them out of alignment. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
As we all learned in health class, human beings have 32 teeth. Twenty-eight of them come in before puberty, but the last four teeth, our “third molars,” usually come in during our late teens or early 20′s, when we’re presumably older and wiser, hence their nickname, wisdom teeth. Lean more on this Moment of Science.