| Oct 30, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Both sides of the fluoride debate have produced fliers and mailers with information they hope will help you decide on the fluoride decision.
But, just how accurate are those claims? We set out to find out what claims are fact and what's misleading.
| May 21, 2012
| 9:27 AM
1) Dr. Brad Schwidock
Dr. Shwidock performs all general dentistry needs and specializes in cosmetic procedures such as porcelain laminates as well. Though the market for pretty teeth hit a snag with the recent recession, he is happy to report that it...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:39 PM
Shavon Carter arrived at the dentist's office Thursday morning with her five young sons and an orange bucket full of Halloween candy.
Before their appointments, the East Baltimore family traded their trick-or-treat bounty for a toy in a swap program that...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 9:51 AM
November 6th, Wichita voters will decide whether to add fluoride to the city's drinking water supply.
Wichita City Council members opted to put the issue to a public vote instead of making the decision. A group petitioned the city to add fluoride to the...
| 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...