| May 21, 2012
| 9:27 AM
1) Dr. Brad Schwidock
Dr. Shwidock performs all general dentistry needs and specializes in cosmetic procedures such as porcelain laminates as well. Though the market for pretty teeth hit a snag with the recent recession, he is happy to report that it...
| Sep 12, 2012
People with developmental disabilities face increased oral health problems because of a host of physical, cognitive and financial challenges, according to a recent study in the Journal of the American Dental Association.
Their dental problems can lead to...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 4:50 AM
Health experts recommend visiting the dentist every 6 months. But for many, that is too expensive, even with insurance. Two area colleges provide dental hygiene clinics where people get dental service at a lower cost, and help local college students...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 8:55 PM
A Newport Beach dentist known for treating the rich and famous will have to pay one of her patients $641,542 after badly damaging her teeth and gums to the point that she needed emergency surgery.
Earlier this month an arbitrator ruled in favor of Ingrid...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 6:34 PM
A Howard County dentist put smiles on people's faces by offering free dental work Monday.
Dr. Steven Dobbs with Perfect Smiles Dental Care in Kokomo took part in Free Dentistry Day.
People without dental insurance were able to get everything from...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 5:26 PM
Some people camp out all night in parking lots for concert tickets or Black Friday sales.
For others, all-nighters are less about amusement and more about essentials. Some are just trying to keep their teeth.
Eager patients camped out Friday night to...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 3:56 PM
I have a tooth that I think was set in by either the Communists or the Devil.
It is the last molar on the lower right side, and it has been a royal pain.
It all started when Aunt Mildred would hire me to work at her store and then pay me with candy. We...
| 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...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 5:22 PM
I have a tooth that I think was set in by either the Communists or the devil.
It is the last molar on the lower right side, and it has been a royal pain. It all started when Aunt Mildred. would hire me to work at her store and then pay me with candy....
| 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...