If you don't have private insurance, dentists are less likely to see children with oral emergencies, Reuters reports. Credit: Getty Images Sorry, kiddo. You'll just have to deal with that excruciating tooth pain you're feeling. See, yo...Dentist offices contacted almost always made emergency appointments for kids covered by private insurance.
Watch a video on how to help kids maintain dental hygiene.Brush your teeth -- it's the law! Credit: Getty Everybody sing along: "I am a little toothbrush, and you put me in your mouth. And if you do not use...Kids had allegedly not seen a dentist in more than two years.
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It may seem painfully obvious, but a new study shows preventative dental care for kids and regular brushing can reduce the risk of cavities.What makes this study out of the University of North C...Researchers say you're never too young for dental hygiene.
Poor families suffer from a lack of good dental care. Credit: paigewatkins, FlickrWhen a 12-year-old Maryland boy died from an untreated tooth infection two years ago, it started a bigger discussion about the need to provide dental care to low-i...
It seems like we just got the ear infections all under control and started to enjoy a respite from the constant doctor visits and pharmacy bills. But nobody told me that I'd need to start saving to pay the dentist! My son Christian, age 9, has had to...