| Mar 26, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Orthodontic braces are used to help position and align an individual's teeth. Getting braces is something that is typically seen as a rite of childhood. But many parents are unsure as to when their children should be fitted for braces.
| Jun 18, 2013
| 3:55 AM
I was fortunate to grow up in a small business. My great-grandfather, grandfather and father were entrepreneurs who owned and operated the Tribe-O-Rea Drug Store in Mishawaka for more than 50 years.
My first job was there, and I learned a lot about...
| Feb 5, 2013
Dear Amy: For my 50th birthday my parents are going to give me a large sum of money. I have a passion for Indian food, culture, history and art and have dreamed of visiting India. I have looked into tours before and I know I would need almost exactly...
| May 28, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Police released updated information and a sketch of a man who is suspected of trying to abduct a fourth-grade boy on May 22 at Bell Elementary School in the North Center neighborhood. The man approached the boy in the playground of the school at 3730 N....
| May 15, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Khloe Kardashian Odom doesn't have braces, but she is working on perfecting her smile with tooth-straightening apparatus.
At age 28 the reality TV star is working on her smile but, thanks to technology and progress, she's doing it the 21st century way:...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 4:42 PM
My daughter needs braces. This makes her happy, in part because I think her “crazy teeth” (her words) bother her and in part because I think she views orthodontics as some great adventure. While I'm sorry she feels self conscious about some...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 5:02 PM
A Buena Park man who pretended to be a dentist and dispensed narcotics to patients has been sentenced to 30 days in jail. Esteban Campos falsely represented himself as a dentist at Steven’s Dental Lab in Buena Park by performing......
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:38 AM
When Mary Carrasquillo first saw a baby wearing a helmet, she wondered, “What’s wrong with him?” Then her son, Matthew, needed one.
She got a second opinion. But doctors agreed — Matthew had plagiocephaly, or head flattening,...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 1:25 PM
These days braces are pretty much a fact of life for many kids. Most people think of them as having a mouth full of metal, but now a lot of braces are much less noticeable.
Children usually need braces either to straighten crooked teeth or to fix a bad...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 10:00 AM
For September's Digital Design Weekend at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, artists Michiko Nitta and Michael Burton commissioned soprano Louise Ashcroft to sing, altering pitch and volume while wearing a face mask made of algae. According to...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:17 PM
Okay, so I haven’t been to the dentist in 5 years. My braces were removed the summer before college and I never returned, until today. I know, I am horrible. What makes it worst is that I did not have the best oral hygiene growing up. Literally,...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 11:41 AM
A 32-year-old man had a thriving dental practice operating out of a home near Melrose Park, but Cook County sheriff's police said he lacked one important item: a medical license.
Special Operations Unit officers recently began investigating a tip about...