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Mouth & Teeth

Gum Disease
Gum disease doesn't just happen to people your grandparents' age - it can happen to teens too. Get the details here.

What Causes Bad Breath?
Bad breath, or halitosis, can be a major problem, especially when you're about to snuggle with your sweetie or whisper a joke to your friend. The good news is that bad breath often can be easily prevented.

Canker Sores
Canker sores are fairly common, and they usually go away on their own without treatment. Read this article for teens to find out more, including tips on what to do about the pain.

Braces: Rachel's Story
When Rachel got her braces off during her junior year in high school, she finally had the smile she'd always wanted. So what went wrong? Read her story to find out.

What Are Impacted Wisdom Teeth?
Find out what the experts have to say.

TMJ Disorders
TMJ disorders are medical problems related to the joint that connects the lower jaw to the skull. They can cause pain, difficulty chewing, and other problems.

Peritonsillar Abscess
A peritonsillar abscess is an area of pus-filled tissue at the back of the mouth, next to one of the tonsils. Find out how it happens and what to do.