| Jun 8, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Dr. Brent Engelberg knows about healthy smiles. He specializes in smile makeovers at his Arlington Heights dental practice. Making it his priority to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to improving the health and appearance of his patients' smiles,...
| Jul 24, 2011
Imagine having the fountain of youth as close at hand as the bathroom. We're not there yet — but there's a burgeoning number of at-home, high-tech beauty gadgets that claim to smooth wrinkles, whiten teeth and remove hair without the need to...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 4:06 PM
The Community Free Clinic of Newport News celebrated its first anniversary in business in the Southeast community in November. Since its opening, it has served more than 1,040 patients for almost 2,300 visits, according to Golden Bethune-Hill, the clinic'...
| Jan 30, 2012
My wife required blood hormone tests every two weeks for a while. One lab cost $30 but another charged $145 for the same test. Both were listed in our Blue Shield PPO insurance information.
When we inquired about the higher bill, the lab that charged...
| Feb 6, 2012
Drs. Fred and Rebecca Bye believe no one should be ashamed to smile.
But for many people, a simple grin doesn't come easily.
There is the embarrassment of discoloration and the pain caused by decay.
There are loose teeth and infections.
And there is...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 8:21 AM
A mother's grief says it all: " I miss her so much."
Farah Torres says her daughter six-year-old Kyneicha died eight years ago while being treated by a dentist, Dr. Patrick Bamgboye, but the memories have come flooding back after word that a second child...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Harold Dean Smith Jr. had one tooth broken off and another cracked in an October car crash, but he had no dental insurance and more pressing medical needs at the time.
On Saturday, he emerged from one of the exam rooms at The Bye Center on...
| Nov 20, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Concerned about the strength of teeth-whitening chemicals and by the growing number of non-dental venues through which theyâre being sold, the American Dental Assn. today asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to evaluate the compounds for safety...
| Jan 12, 2009
About Dr. Kirtley
Dr. George E. Kirtley is presently the only dentist in the State of Indiana to be Accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr Kirtley is also Accredited by the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and at the time of...
| Jul 3, 2009
Whitening strips and professional treatments aren't the only ways to keep your teeth pearly. Here are a few tips from New Town Dental Arts in James City County, Va.:
Aim to brush — or at least rinse — right after eating, especially...
| Apr 14, 2009
The recession is a grind on people's teeth as well as their pocketbooks. Cracked and worn-down teeth, jaw pain and headaches are getting the attention of dentists - and stress is at the root of the problem, they say.
There's no official data, no tooth-...