| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Cavities are practically a given today and no age or ethnic group seems to be immune.
Cavities, or tooth decay, start when plaque forms on the teeth. Plaque is the sticky substance that forms on teeth and combines with the sugars and/or starches in the...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:35 PM
SAN FRANCISCO The rancor that filtered through the Seattle Seahawks' locker room after their loss to the Indianapolis Colts in Week 5 was not present Sunday.
Seattle was dealing with its second loss of the season after a late burst by running back...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:57 AM
"Dr. Ubaldo" appeared in a Palm Beach County courtroom Wednesday to answer for his illegal Boca Raton home dentistry service. The result for him was less painful than a root canal.
Ubaldo Bittencourt, 63, avoided a criminal conviction and jail time in...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Few people probably consider their dental benefits a coupon, but they act in a similar way with a set expiration date of December 31st. Under most plans, services must be used by the end of the year or they are lost, which can equate to thousands of...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:20 PM
MIAMI Florida's Republican chairman and the GOP county leaders represented by Congressman Trey Radel have called on him to "resign immediately," saying his recent cocaine-possession arrest and guilty plea were not tolerable.
"These actions have...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:27 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. It's not the old-school way of doing dentistry.
At the Roseville and Lincoln offices he oversees, dentist Tim Herman has seven dentists, with different expertise in dentures, crowns, extractions or root canals. On weekdays, they...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The shortage of houses for sale has changed the real estate landscape in numerous ways.
One is that finding just the right place has supplanted obtaining financing and wading through the necessary paperwork as the most difficult aspect of the buying...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:00 PM
I was done.
At 57, I had three cratered marriages behind me, all with intelligent women and mutually agreed upon endings that separated them from me and me from my money and a couple of nice homes.
It was like I was in the major leagues and just...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:40 PM
WASHINGTON - Just when it seemed Americans' approval of Congress could not drop any lower, it did - to 9%, the lowest in Gallup's history of posing the question, the organization said Tuesday.
Positive attitudes about Congress have been hovering in...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:55 AM
“Fantasy sports” are hugely popular, but when fans “draft” players for their teams, they “own” only the players' statistics. Recently, Wall Street and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs created Fantex Holdings, which will...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Sunday's print column I had two small moments of triumph in the process of buying a new car recently. 1. During the final stages of negotiations, a sales manager — the dreaded "bad cop" who taps in for the salesman......
| Nov 16, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Ohio State crushed Illinois, 60-35, on Saturday to record its 22nd consecutive victory.
It tied the school record for wins in a row -- and what a rush it was.
Carlos Hyde ran for 246 yards while quarterback Braxton Miller added 184. Ohio State (10-0) ...