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Teeth (INACTIVE)

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  • Drill, Baby, Drill

    Drill, Baby, Drill
    I have a tooth that I think was set in by either the Communists or the Devil. It is the last molar on the lower right side, and it has been a royal pain. It all started when Aunt Mildred would hire me to work at her store and then pay me with candy.  We...
  • Drill, baby, drill

    I have a tooth that I think was set in by either the Communists or the devil. It is the last molar on the lower right side, and it has been a royal pain. It all started when Aunt Mildred. would hire me to work at her store and then pay me with candy....
  • Dream Room exposes University of Maryland dental students to next wave of technology

    Dream Room exposes University of Maryland dental students to next wave of technology
    When he gets talking about his lab, Gary Hack sounds like he's composing science fiction — a mix of technological wonder and unsettling questions about machines rendering humanity useless. Even the name of the space, the Dream Room, suggests epic...
  • Group urges pregnant women to maintain good dental care

    Group urges pregnant women to maintain good dental care
    With so many things to think about, expectant mothers sometimes neglect their teeth, but this can have implications for their unborn babies. In response, the advocacy group Maryland Dental Action Coalition is educating women about proper oral hygiene...
  • The real skinny on some 'As Seen on TV' products

    The real skinny on some 'As Seen on TV' products
    For most of us — despite our heroic efforts — life isn't perfect. Isn't it comforting, then, to sit back in a comfy chair, turn on the television, watch a commercial and learn that there's a product out there that will solve the very...
  • Kevin Hunt: Was Pirating Patients Part Of $20 Million Medicaid Scam?

    Kevin Hunt: Was Pirating Patients Part Of $20 Million Medicaid Scam?
    Josias Ortiz-Nelson didn't think it was unusual when he was told by telephone in April that his dentist's office was moving from Hartford to Cromwell and a shuttle service would pick him up for an upcoming appointment. But when the shuttle service...
  • Dental sedation calms patients, courts controversy

    Dental sedation calms patients, courts controversy
    In a dental office overlooking the Magnificent Mile, Valerie Carlson teared up as she recalled traumatic dental surgery that left her filled with fear when she was a teenager. On this day, she was to undergo preparatory work for dental implants. Normally...
  • Sam the otter gets a root canal

    Sam the otter gets a root canal
    SOUTH BEND — Michael Littell, an associate dentist with The South Bend Dental Center, was prepared to perform a root canal this morning at the Potawatomi Zoo, but it was not his typical patient. “Today, we have a river otter who, the zoo&...
  • Dental health linked to dementia risk

    Dental health linked to dementia risk
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who keep their teeth and gums healthy with regular brushing may have a lower risk of developing dementia later in life, according to a new study. Researchers who followed close to 5,500 elderly people over an 18-year...
  • Periodontitis and your heart

    Periodontitis and your heart
    Harvard Health Letters Q. I'm a 56-year-old man with high blood pressure. At my last check-up, my dentist found gum disease and referred me to a periodontist for treatment. I know that high blood pressure increases my risk of heart disease, and I've been...
  • Dental cavities in preschoolers on the rise, story says (and often so severe anesthesia is needed)

     
    My daughter went to the dentist last week for her six-month checkup and left the office with a “No cavities club” sticker.  She stuck it on her shirt and went off happily to school. I thought it was cute but hardly unusual. But then I read...