| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 8:55 PM
A Newport Beach dentist known for treating the rich and famous will have to pay one of her patients $641,542 after badly damaging her teeth and gums to the point that she needed emergency surgery.
Earlier this month an arbitrator ruled in favor of Ingrid...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 6:34 PM
A Howard County dentist put smiles on people's faces by offering free dental work Monday.
Dr. Steven Dobbs with Perfect Smiles Dental Care in Kokomo took part in Free Dentistry Day.
People without dental insurance were able to get everything from...
| 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...
| 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 4, 2012
| 4:50 AM
Health experts recommend visiting the dentist every 6 months. But for many, that is too expensive, even with insurance. Two area colleges provide dental hygiene clinics where people get dental service at a lower cost, and help local college students...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 4:23 PM
A group of local dental professionals and community leaders are uniting to improve the smile of children in the Lehigh Valley. The More Than Smiles Movement was formed this month with the intention of making orthodontic care more accessible to people in...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 4:37 PM
You know how when you first have a baby, there's a plethora of information about how to care for your baby? However, after toddlerhood, it seems as though the information wanes. Here are a few questions I've had and researched. Hopefully this will help...