How important is it to take care of your child's baby teeth? Sure, they'll lose them eventually, but with February being National Children's Dental Health Month , local dentists are urging you to start good oral hygiene habits early.
"I do the top twice, and then the bottom twice,"... more »
Do not be surprised if you see a huge Ronald McDonald medical truck in your neighborhood.
It is called the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile.
The mobile health unit travels throughout the Pikes Peak region Tuesday through Friday and offers a variety of medical and dental services for people twenty-one... more »
When Rachel Sarah took her daughter in for her first dental checkup a few years ago, she got a surprise. Not only did her 24-month-old have two cavities in her baby teeth, the pediatric dentist suggested she might have "caught" them from her mom.
"The dentist handed me this... more »
A new report sheds light on the state of children's dental care in America. The report by "the Pew Center on the States" shows that one in five children in the U.S. go without dental care every year. It also says that two-thirds of states do "not" have proper policies... more »
Dentists are frustrated by a trend they're seeing in young patients. After years of steady decline, there's evidence that cavities are making a comeback.
According to the CDC, pediatric cavities were at an all time low in the mid 90's, with 24% of kids ages 2 to 5 having... more »
Monika Jones, 28, loves red wine. What she doesn't love is the "monster mouth" it gives her.
"I've found that red wine not only stains my teet h - it turns the inner part of my lips a dark magenta after just two glasses," says Jones, a Seattle writer.... more »