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Stories with subject: Dentistry
  • Mobile dentistry targets elderly patients 
    Updated: Feb-03-16 3:50 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Dental professionals are hitting the road in vans as part of an Albuquerque health care program that treats hundreds of elderly in their homes and at assisted living centers.

  • Michigan dentist's office offers cheek swabs to fight cancer 
    Updated: Jan-26-16 10:37 am

    HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Michigan - A dentist's office in western Michigan is offering patients the opportunity to help fight blood cancer when they get their teeth cleaned.

  • Many children with Medicaid not getting required dental care story has photos
    Updated: Jan-25-16 12:00 pm

    CHICAGO - Three out of four children covered by Medicaid in four states didn't receive all required dental care over a recent two-year period, according to a federal report that recommends a government push to improve access to care.

  • Vermont governor: Increase fees on doctors, mutual funds 
    Updated: Jan-21-16 6:02 pm

    MONTPELIER, Vermont - Gov. Peter Shumlin on Thursday unveiled a $1.53 billion general fund budget for the upcoming fiscal year that calls for new or higher fees on independent doctors and dentists as well as mutual funds, and strengthens security at state buildings following the August murder of a child protection worker.