| Aug 28, 2012
Peering intently at the tiny white smudge in their baby's brain scan, Sue and Ben Erickson could see that the image did not reveal the miracle they had prayed for.
The cancer still lurked, though it had shrunk significantly after five rounds of...
| Sep 12, 2012
People with developmental disabilities face increased oral health problems because of a host of physical, cognitive and financial challenges, according to a recent study in the Journal of the American Dental Association.
Their dental problems can lead to...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 8:55 PM
An Oklahoma woman posing as a dentist performed everything from root canals to cavity fillings, and hurt dozens of people in the process, investigators said.
Elizabeth Hinosa, known as Dr. Liz, worked at two different dental offices around Oklahoma City,...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 8:38 AM
Question: My dog's teeth are looking a bit yellow. Should I brush them myself or get them cleaned?
Answer: Good dental health is important to animals just like it is for people. Dogs build up tartar and plaque as they age, which can lead to chronic...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:38 PM
Kids play in it. People drink it. Experts say it prevents cavities. Fluoridated water runs through the pipes in communities across the country. Esther McClure says she's been drinking it most of her life.
"It helps your teeth," McClure says.
| Jun 19, 2012
| 11:12 AM
What kid doesn’t like to trash talk — especially boys? It must be in the genes because I definitely don’t walk around the house saying stuff to my son like, “I’m so much better at brushing my teeth then you are.” (Even...
| Jun 30, 2010
Concern about a newborn's bacterial flora is not a topic you're likely to hear discussed in the waiting room of the maternity ward — but that may change. A new study has found that the way in which babies are delivered exposes them to specific...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 1:31 PM
Greek Yogurt Cheesekcate With Ouzo Poached Figs
15 plain melba toasts (about 4 ounces; not Melba "snacks")
One-third cup walnut halves
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
14 ounces reduced-fat Neufchâtel cream cheese
1 1/3 cups sugar
| Sep 20, 2010
When my son was 4, I tried giving him nutritional supplements to make up for his appalling diet. I mixed fish oil into his orange juice. I let him eat candylike gummy multivitamins. And I stirred a chocolate powder containing 31 fruit and vegetable...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 4:23 PM
New Drug Might Cure Persistent Urinary Infections. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have developed a drug that might some day treat those annoying and painful urinary tract infections that keep coming back not matter how many...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 4:40 AM
The more the merrier in the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen! That’s why we have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today we begin our Thanksgiving countdown...