Healthy Living

Tooth Decay

Also indexed as:Cavities, Dental Cavities
Keep that smile on your face by protecting and strengthening your teeth and gums. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
A beautiful smile is not just skin deep—studies have shown a connection between good oral health and cardiovascular disease prevention. Using the oral healthcare products that are right for you can make daily mouth care an easier habit to maintain. Use the product guides below to find the best products to match for your individual needs and lifestyle.
Dental Floss
From waxed to unwaxed, single strand or weaved, choose the right floss to keep your gums healthy and your smile bright.
Mouth Rinses
A healthy, clean mouth is key to preserving overall health and may help prevent cardiovascular disease. A mouth rinse can also help keep your teeth both clean and strong.
Toothbrushes
Regular brushing is key to preserving overall health. Read our guide to toothbrushes for help finding the best toothbrush to make your pearly whites gleam and keep your health on the right track.
Teeth-Whitening Products
In addition to regular brushing and flossing, teeth whitening can make your smile shine. Read our guide to teeth-whitening products for help finding the best one to meet your goals.

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The information presented in Aisle7 is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage as cited in each article. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. Self-treatment is not recommended for life-threatening conditions that require medical treatment under a doctor's care. For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over the counter medication is also available. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires June 2015.