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.
Halloween is the biggest holiday for candy sales, and National Confectioners Association expects candy sales to top more than $2.5 billion dollars.
Authorities 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.
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?
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.
A new report from the Minnesota Department of Health finds that more than one half of the state’s third graders experienced tooth decay.
Dental 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 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.
While 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.
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 Minnesota Department of Health has screened the oral health of a random group of third graders for the first time, and found mixed results.
If you have kids, you almost certainly have giant buckets of Halloween candy in your house. And you’ve probably warned your kids already about the dangers of eating too much of that candy. But does candy really rot your teeth or is it more about heredity?