Dental Health

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Minn. Law Students Introduce New Dental Health Bill

Some Twin Cities law students introduced a new bill Friday that would help fill a dentist shortage in parts of the state. Concordia University students say many people living in rural Minnesota are forced to drive hours to see a dentist because no one in their area treats Medicaid patients with special needs.


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Halloween: A Dentist’s Nightmare

As those little ghosts and goblins go door to door for tricks and treats, there’s one horrifying thing to look out for: cavities. Dr. Jim Nickman with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry knows the dentist can be scary, but he also knows kids love candy.


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Prevent Cavities With Dental Varnish

Halloween is over, so now would probably be a great time to talk a little bit about cavities and children’s dental health. One of the best forms of cavity prevention? Fluoride.