Health: Local Dentists Give Children A Reason To Smile

  PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Dentists are giving children around Philadelphia a reason to smile. Children who don’t get to the dentist are getting free visits for Smile Day at Penn Dental. Five-year-old Zuriel Brooks-Thomas is visiting the dentist for the first time. He know why it’s important to take care of his teeth. “Because brushing […]

Addressing an overwhelming demand for dental coverage

Shane Peebles has a ticking time bomb in his mouth. He has multiple cavities, including one that has been infected and formed a pocket of painful pus. He also has a disease that causes swollen, bleeding gums, making it painful to chew. He finally visited a health clinic two months ago when the pain became […]

Using the Internet to Shop Around for Dental Services

But dentists say patients should consider more than price when picking provider What would you pay for a bright, shiny smile? Patients can use online resources to shop around for the best price for dental fees and rates. Patients can use online resources to shop around for the best price for dental services, but dentists […]

$25M donation to help establish dental school in El Paso

  EL PASO, Texas (AP) — El Paso could be getting a dental school.   The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso on Tuesday announced a $25 million donation for the Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine. Officials say the contribution from the Woody and Gayle Hunt Family Foundation will support the […]