Dental Care of Children's Mouth and Teeth Most children should begin regular dental care by the time they turn 1 year old. Dental Implants Detailed information on dental implants, including types and potential risks Poor Oral Health Is a Problem for People with Diabetes Diabetes is nothing to smile about. The disease can cause serious damage to your body. It can even harm your teeth. Pregnancy and Oral Health Regular dental checkups and cleanings, along with brushing and flossing often, are important for a healthy mouth and a health pregnancy. Routine Maintenance for Your Mouth Most people wouldn’t consider waiting more than a year to change the oil in their cars or get haircuts. Yet, every year 100 million Americans fail to visit the dentist. A dental exam every six months is one of those routine maintenance appointments that should not be put off. The Best and Worst Foods for Your Teeth If you are what you eat, that's particularly true for your teeth and gums. When you drink and munch starchy foods, you're not only feeding yourself, you're feeding the plaque that can cause havoc in your mouth. 6 results found. Viewing page 1 of 1.