Oral Health Slideshows
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- All About Canker Sores
Canker sores can make talking or eating harder than usual. Learn more about their causes, symptoms, and treatments.
- What’s Causing That Metallic Taste in Your Mouth
Does your mouth taste like metal? Find out what might be causing this symptom.
- Conditions That Make Your Teeth Hurt
Got aching teeth? Your pain may be coming from somewhere other than your choppers.
- Healthy Mouth: Do These Things Help or Hurt?
From baking soda to charcoal, lots of things are said to be good for your teeth. Which ones really work, and which might do more harm than good?
- What You Should Know About Wisdom Teeth
Wisdom teeth are the most commonly missing teeth in adult mouths. You’re also more likely to have issues with these molars than with any other teeth. Learn why.
- What Your Tongue Says About Your Health
Colors, spots, patches, and lumps can all give you clues about your health. Find out what your tongue is telling you.
- What Your Breath May Say About Your Health
If your breath smells weird, it’s probably just something you ate, like garlic or onions. But sometimes it can be something more. Find out what your breath can tell you about your health.
- Why Are Your Gums Bleeding?
Do your gums bleed when you brush your teeth? Find out some of the causes, including gum disease, the wrong kind of toothbrush, and stress.
- What Is TMJ (or TMD)?
A problem with the joints that let you open and close your mouth can cause pain and stiffness, and change how your teeth fit together. Find out what you can do about it.
- Uncommon Mouth Disorders
You may not have heard of these mouth disorders, but in most cases, you can treat them.
- A Visual Guide to Dental Hardware
You’ve probably heard of things like crowns, bridges, braces, and retainers. But do you know what they do?
- 10 Things You Didn't Know Could Cause Bad Breath
You're brushing and flossing like you should, so why does your breath stink? Here are 10 things that might be the reason.
- Natural Ways to Whiten Your Teeth
Some natural, at-home remedies are safe and can whiten your teeth. Others won't and might harm your teeth or gums. Find out what your best bets are.
- Slideshow: 15 Tooth Problems
These tooth problems -- including chipped teeth, cracked teeth, impacted teeth, hyperdontia, cavities, and stained teeth -- can be fixed. This WebMD slideshow explains.
- Slideshow: Recognize This Smile?
Can you recognize these celebrity smiles? See photos of some Hollywood smiles. See who's behind these famous grins and why they're so appealing.
- Slideshow: How to Get a Brighter, Better Smile
How's your smile? See how to get a better smile with teeth whitening, makeup tips, and maybe even bonding or veneers.
- Slideshow: 19 Habits That Wreck Your Teeth
Don't let bad habits steal a beautiful smile. Learn about these top teeth-wrecking culprits, as well as tips to protect your teeth and gums.
- Dry Mouth: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
Dry mouth is more than just feeling thirsty. It affects your overall health. Find out the causes and symptoms of dry mouth, plus ways to treat it.
- Slideshow: Foods That Stain Your Teeth
Want to keep your teeth white? See the food and drinks -- like coffee, tea, and berries -- that stain teeth, so you can avoid tooth discoloration.
- Slideshow: What Causes Sensitive Teeth?
What's triggering your sensitive teeth -- and what can you do about it right now?
- What Causes Tooth Enamel Damage?
Enamel protects the soft inner part of a tooth. But many things we do every day can erode tooth enamel. See the biggest culprits in this slideshow.
- Your Mouth, Your Health
See how diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis, and more health problems are related to gum disease and oral health.
- Slideshow: 10 Secrets to Whiter Teeth
Want brighter, whiter teeth? Find out which teeth-whitening strategies perk up your smile -- and how to avoid stains.
- Cosmetic Dentistry: Before and After
Want to improve your smile? See what braces, crowns, veneers, teeth whitening, bridges, gum reshaping -- or even a complete dental makeover -- can do for your smile.
- Top Problems in Your Mouth
Sores, painful gums, bad breath -- what’s going on in your mouth? Found out with our slideshow of the most common mouth problems.