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Chimp mother filmed cleaning dead son's teeth for first time – Watch emotional video

Chimp mother filmed cleaning dead son's teeth for first time – Watch emotional video

Researchers, including those from University of St Andrews in the UK, filmed a female chimpanzee sitting down near the dead body of a young male, selecting a firm stem of grass, and intently removing debris from his teeth – hinting that animals, like humans, too have mortuary practices.

Drug addiction may cause tooth decay

Drug addiction may cause tooth decay

The lifestyle that often accompanies problematic drug use also affects oral health through high sugar diets, malnutrition, poor oral hygiene, and lack of regular professional dental care.

Want to keep your teeth healthy? Avoid these habits!

Want to keep your teeth healthy? Avoid these habits!

Who doesn't want to have healthy teeth? Well, everyone does and for that one needs to take proper care of them.

Scuba diving may damage your teeth

Scuba diving may damage your teeth

The findings, published in the British Dental Journal, are based on responses from 100 certified recreational divers.

Regular dental visits can help keep pneumonia at bay

Regular dental visits can help keep pneumonia at bay

Regular dental check-ups can help reduce bacteria in the mouth thereby preventing the risk of getting exposed to pneumonia.

Genes behind gum disease identified

US researchers have identified 41 genes that may cause gum disease, paving the way for developing compounds that can be used in targeted treatment of severe periodontitis before loss of teeth and supportive bone occurs.

This is why you should eat tomatoes!

We all love to eat tomatoes as they are an implausibly versatile food and a powerhouse of nutritional benefits.

Want to get rid of nail biting habit? Try these ways!

Do you have the habit of biting your nails? 

Here's how to whiten your teeth using orange peels!

 While teeth discoloration is part of the ageing process, you can still fight it and avoid stains or tooth discoloration.

Your daily oral health routine: 10 tips for healthy teeth!

Besides, good oral hygiene and regular visits to the dentist, there are many things you can do everyday to improve and keep your teeth healthy.

Video selfies of brushing may improve oral health: Study

The very act of recording a selfie may disrupt ingrained habits, making participants conscious of their brushing and reinforced staples of behaviour change, including the process of memory formation, association and creating new muscle memory, researchers said.

Know why neem is good for health!

Neem is a medicinal plant and is easily available to us throughout the year.

Here is why you should drink milk daily!

Milk should be included in their daily diet for healthy lifestyle.

Tooth loss linked to cognitive impairment, dementia

 We are often ignorant about loss of teeth but preserving oral health can benefit you in a longer run. According to researchers, loss of teeth is linked to increased risk for cognitive impairment and dementia in adults.

Home remedies for shiny, white teeth - Check out

Home remedies for shiny, white teeth - Check out

Shiny and white teeth add cosmetic value to ones appearance.

3D technology reveals diet of medieval children

Researchers use a new technique to study the dietary secrets of ancient children and our fossil ancestors.

Say hello to pearly whites with these natural teeth-whitening tips!

Discoloured or yellow teeth are a normality nowadays, if people's current lifestyles are considered.

Bite mark analysis may result in false convictions

Widely accepted in criminal courts and often presented as key evidence in prosecutions, bite mark analysis is actually "far from an exact science” and can lead to false convictions, says a new study.

Oral care: Ways to get rid of bad breath!

Follow these simple tips to make your mouth feel fresh and clean.

Sugar-free drinks equally bad for teeth

 If you have switched to sugar-free drinks to avoid tooth decay, don't be rest assured that you have got rid of the problem. Even sugar-free drinks and foods may kick-off tooth decay, dentists have warned.