| Mar 26, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Orthodontic braces are used to help position and align an individual's teeth. Getting braces is something that is typically seen as a rite of childhood. But many parents are unsure as to when their children should be fitted for braces.
| Mar 27, 2013
| 2:20 PM
"It doesn't cost anything to smile." For 60 kids in Roanoke today, it didn't cost anything to fix their smile.
The program is run by Child Health Investment Partnership, or CHIP. Dental residents from Virginia Commonwealth University came all the way...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Dan March is determined to change the culture of retirement homes.
As CEO of Laurel View Village in Davidsville, he wants retirement homes to become a place where older citizens come to live and continue with daily activities. He said over the last 30...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 12:10 AM
CALEXICO — The students of the Calexico Unified School District may be smiling a little brighter this week as they receive free dental health screenings through the University of Southern California.
Students in second through 12th grades at the...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 5:20 PM
The Christ Child Society of Baltimore was formed just a few months ago, but this organization, a chapter of the National Christ Child Society, has hit the ground running. Already, the group has donated books and volunteer hours at many organizations,...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Brushing your pet's teeth usually isn't much fun for you or your furry friend, but experts say it's vital to their overall health.
From the time your pet's a puppy, veterinarians suggest some type of cleaning regimen.
| Feb 9, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Valentine’s chocolates might not seem the obvious way to promote dental health.
But a little bit of chocolate, some rosebuds and an all-out Valentine’s celebration have proven to be a lucrative fundraiser for the Walnut Street Community...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:47 PM
The list of Hollywood actors who have flirted with playing in bands is a long and dubious one, from Don Johnson and Bruce Willis to Juliette Lewis and Russell Crowe. It’s difficult to see any of these “musical” endeavors as anything...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:30 PM
'Tis the season for college graduation, and the interwebs are flooded with advice for new grads, soon-to-be grads and aspiring grads. But after the mortar boards go up and the champagne goes down, there's one question on every new grad's...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:04 PM
Nathaniel Batte leans back in his chair and inspects his purplish mouth through his newly acquired sunglasses. Holding the hand mirror a few inches from his face, the 8-year-old likes what he sees so far.
His hygienist, however, isn't as happy with the...
| Feb 15, 2013
At the Nathan Davis Elementary School library on a recent Wednesday, Angela Worth, a dental hygienist, brushed cloudy white goo onto a second-grader's molars. Twenty seconds under a bright blue light and the cavity-preventing substance — called a...