Spring time is graduation time, when young people look forward to what’s next.
But there was a commencement at the University of Minnesota Friday morning that featured one graduate who is 60 years old.
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.
You see the commercials on television and hear the ads on the radio: better ways to whiten your teeth. A smile is often the first thing you notice about someone. So it’s no surprise that people give special attention to their pearly whites. Especially as a million dollar smile can be bought for as little as $16.99 these days.
For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.
Check out this young woman who just had her wisdom teeth out. Funny!
A trip to the dentist is not always a fun thing for a kid. But it’s a little easier when the dentist comes to you. And, when it’s free.
A South St. Paul dentist has been fined $30,000 by the state Board of Dentistry for allegedly groping female patients
State budget cuts are forcing a southeast Minnesota dental clinic that serves the needy to close its doors.
Metropolitan State University in the Twin Cities is graduating its first class of seven students who will be licensed to perform basic dental work normally done by a dentist.
The thought of a dentist’s chair is enough to make many grownups break out in a sweat. Now, imagine being a toddler facing the bright lights, noisy tools and a masked stranger. But there are ways to make it all less scary.