| Jul 2, 2012
| 3:56 PM
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...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 5:22 PM
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....
| Jul 19, 2012
| 3:29 PM
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...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:57 PM
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...
| Aug 3, 2012
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...
| Aug 11, 2012
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...
| Aug 9, 2012
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...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 3:06 PM
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&...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 1:10 PM
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...
| Oct 15, 2010
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...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 9:42 PM
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...