Good Questions: Caller ID, Halloween Candy & Wisdom TeethSandy asks: Why does caller ID sometimes show your own phone number? It is called "spoofing," and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) says it is against the law.
Wayzata Mom Creates Plush Tooth Figure -- And The Story Behind HimA Wayzata mom didn't just create Tug, she created a story called "Tug and the Tooth."
Halloween: A Dentist's NightmareAs 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.
Tips For Keeping Healthy This HalloweenHalloween is the biggest holiday for candy sales, and National Confectioners Association expects candy sales to top more than $2.5 billion dollars.
Authorities: Case Of Missing Wright Co. Man Is Now A Death InvestigationAuthorities said they are now treating the case of a missing Wright County man as a death investigation. According to Sheriff Joe Hagerty, authorities discovered evidence during a search in Hutchinson that led them to believe the disappearance of Christopher Rossing is now a death investigation.
Good Question: Why Isn't Dental Work Covered Under Most Health Plans?Anyone who has had an infected tooth, a root canal or their wisdom teeth pulled might have wondered what Darlene from LeCenter asked us earlier this week: Why isn't dental work covered under most health care plans?
Prevent Cavities With Dental VarnishHalloween 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.
MDH: More Than Half Of 3rd Graders Have CavitiesA new report from the Minnesota Department of Health finds that more than one half of the state's third graders experienced tooth decay.
Minnesota Dental Groups Host Free Dental CareDental care is something that many families have a hard time affording, especially those who don't have dental insurance. That is why thousands of Minnesotans will get the opportunity to get free dental care, regardless of their ability to pay.
When Is The Right Time To Brush Your Teeth?When it comes to your teeth, the dictum from the American Dental Association has been to brush twice and floss daily. Now research says it's not that simple.
Dentists: Protect Your Teeth From Summertime AcidsWhile it's well known that sugar isn't good for teeth, dentists say there's a bigger threat they're worried about this summer -- acids.
Twin Cities University Creates New Type Of Dental PractitionerMetropolitan 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.