| 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...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 11:02 AM
There are many different whitening systems available on the market these days, but do any of them actually deliver the same caliber as what you would get from going to the dentist, or even come close? We tried out the Glo system and we were pleased...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 10:26 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older adults who get thorough dental cleanings may be somewhat less likely to have a heart attack or stroke than their peers who are less careful about oral hygiene, a new study suggests.
The study, of nearly 22,000...
| May 4, 2012
| 9:32 AM
A healing technique that has been used for many years in hospitals but gained widespread attention in the field of sports medicine is now making waves among oral surgeons and their patients. In Central Virginia, the technique is being used in at least one...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 1:05 AM
The horse has uniquely designed teeth that pulverize grass into small particle sizes which allow the bacteria in the hind gut to digest the grass efficiently. The horse then gets the nutrients he needs to survive, grow, and do all the athletic things that...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 8:00 AM
After staring at the teeth of 20,000 children for nearly three decades, Dr. Keith Serxner is hanging up his white coat.
Serxner, 57, who started his practice in La Cañada in 1985, said that he and his wife, pediatrician Laura Mabie, both have elderly...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 1:01 PM
Dr. H. Berton McCauley, former chief of the dental division of the Baltimore Health Department, who led the controversial battle that resulted in the city's water supply being fluoridated nearly 60 years ago, died Oct. 23 of prostate cancer at his...