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Danger: Homeopathic Teething Tablets

  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that homeopathic teething tablets and gels may pose a risk to infants and children. The FDA is analyzing adverse events […]

Juno to Jupiter, and Your Teeth

  What does NASA’s Juno space probe and Dentistry have in common? By the end of Juno’s mission in February 2018, it will have been exposed to the equivalent of […]

Good Night, Blue Light

  If you are one of the 50 to 70 million U.S. adults Americans who is sleep deprived, you’ve probably heard that the glowing blue light of your computer/tablet/phone is […]

Spring Forward, Fall Back

  The government-mandated biannual jet lag we experience twice a year is due to the practice of setting our clocks forward an hour during the “Saving Time” period, and then […]

:DentalPlans News Roundups

  Our monthly picks of the best dental and health news, plucked fresh straight from the Internet   Dental care for our furry friends People typically get braces to enhance […]

Fun For Your Teeth

  Wondering where your dentist is this weekend? He or she may be one of the 30,000 dentists attending the Chicago Dental Convention. The convention floor will be packed with […]

Odds of winning the Powerball

You’ve seen the statistics. You know that you have a better chance of becoming President of the United States (1 in 10 million) after having flipped a quarter and getting […]

:DentalPlans Weekly Dental and Healthcare News Roundup

  The latest study on coffee says that drinking the brew not only wakes you up, it also reduces the risk of death. Researchers looked at two decades of data from more […]

Dental Insurance: The Haves and Have-Nots

  The newly released :DentalPlans SmileIndex™, an annual survey on oral care access and affordability,  confirms a big gap in peoples’ ability to obtain dental insurance. Unsurprisingly, cost was the […]

Dentists Saving Teeth… And Lives

Dentists are becoming more proactive about taking care of their patients’ overall health, rather than focusing solely on oral health. The healthy teeth-healthy body concept was front and center at […]

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