Friday, December 6, 2019

There's More to Your Teeth Than Meets the Eye


Your ADA dentist can spot hidden dental problems before they become big issues. Keep your teeth amazing — and schedule a check-up.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Crest - The Official Toothpaste of Santa


After a long night and plenty of cookies, Santa knows that he's covered with Crest. Crest, the official toothpaste of Santa Claus.

Saturday, November 30, 2019

The Real Reason Humans Have Those Sharp Front Teeth


We share our sharp canine teeth with lions, hippos, and other mammals. But believe it or not, they have nothing to do with tearing into meat. Instead, our ancestors originally used them to fight for mating rights, and they shrunk over time as we stopped using our teeth as weapons.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Why Your Dentist Might Not Prescribe Antibiotics


Antibiotics may not help many common dental conditions, like a toothache. In fact, your dentist may suggest other treatments that will work better to reduce your symptoms. Here’s why your dentist might not prescribe antibiotics and how you can help keep antibiotics strong.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Your Teeth Are Strong—But They're Not Invincible


Your teeth can bite with 200 pounds of force, but they’re not strong enough to stop cavities on their own.

Monday, November 18, 2019

Throwback Toothday: Dental Did-You-Knows


Did you know that no birds in existence today have teeth?

Join us as we celebrate 160 years of driving dentistry forward by taking a trip through the ADA’s video archive.