Oral Health Center


Toothache usually refers to pain around the teeth or jaws. In most instances, toothaches are caused by tooth or jaw problems, such as a dental cavity, a cracked tooth, an exposed tooth root, gum disease, disease of the jaw joint (TMJ), or spasms of the muscles used for chewing.

Cosmetic Dentistry Slideshow: See the Difference

Watch this slideshow on how cosmetic dentistry can improve your smile? See before & after pictures of what braces, dental implants, crowns, veneers, teeth whitening, bridges -- or even a complete dental makeover -- can do for your smile.

Dental (Oral) Health Quiz

Take the Dental Health Quiz to test your IQ of oral hygiene, cavities, and common tongue and gum diseases. This quiz covers healthy mouths and teeth from brushing to flossing and everything in between check-ups!

Canker Sores

Learn about canker sores (aphthous ulcer) causes, like allergies, immune disorders, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, smoking, stress, and female sex hormones.

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Dental Bonding

View a picture of dental bonding and learn more about cosmetic dentistry.

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Brighter/Whiter Teeth

Want brighter, whiter teeth? Watch this slideshow to find out which teeth whitening strategies perk up your smile and how to avoid future stains.

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A - Z List of Oral Health Topics

Alphabetized listing of articles related to Oral Health