| Aug 23, 2012
| 11:08 PM
According to the Pew Center on the States, the latest yearly stats show that 504,000 of California's kids missed at least one day of class because of something going wrong in their mouths.
Some of the youngsters camped out in line for free dental care at...
| Aug 26, 2012
Thirteen-year-old Stephanie Cota pulled up her sleeve and glanced at the needle.
"Is it gonna hurt?" she asked.
"You'll feel it, but you look like a strong girl," said Yadira Guerra, a licensed vocational nurse. "Just turn the other way."
| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:17 PM
Okay, so I haven’t been to the dentist in 5 years. My braces were removed the summer before college and I never returned, until today. I know, I am horrible. What makes it worst is that I did not have the best oral hygiene growing up. Literally,...
| 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...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 10:08 AM
It's been debated for decades and this November voters will decide whether Wichita water will be fluoridated to combat tooth decay. Before that, campaigns on both sides are ramping up their efforts. However Wichita it isn't the only city ready to settle...
| May 30, 2012
| 10:13 AM
It is a controversial issues that has come up in Wichita for years; now, expect to see new effort pushing for fluoridated water.
Educational campaigns on fluoridiation start this week from the Kansas Health Foundation and the group Wichitans for...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 5:26 PM
Some people camp out all night in parking lots for concert tickets or Black Friday sales.
For others, all-nighters are less about amusement and more about essentials. Some are just trying to keep their teeth.
Eager patients camped out Friday night to...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 6:43 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS — Dr. William Zoerhof recently merged his dental practice’s two offices at one new location.
The practice now operates in the Harbor Plaza at 8478 M-119, Harbor Springs.
For Zoerhof, the merge of the two previous offices in...