HealthLeader

An Online Wellness Magazine produced by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Health Topics - Oral Health

Good Dental Care Starts Early:

It’s only one tooth, many parents say. However, those first baby teeth are more important than you may realize. ...

Underneath It All: Healthy gums make for a healthy mouth — and better overall health

The act of brushing your teeth and flossing may be one of the most underestimated ways to protect your health....

Everlasting Smiles: Prevention is essential for maintaining good oral health in seniors

The aging process manifests itself in myriad outwardly visible ways. From receding hairlines to sagging skin, aging comes with side effects that are impossible to ignore. But for many seniors, one of the most significant signs of aging can take place virtually out of sight — until it’s too late to ignore....

Proper Piercings: Some body piercings may not be subtle, but they should always be done safely

Last year, I walked into a body piercing shop in Culver City, Calif., and made a decision: I wanted a cute body alteration. I was tired of staring at other people’s body décor, wishing I had the courage to join the club. ...