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Facing Rising Dental Costs, Seniors Head To Mexico

About 60-percent of Americans have dental insurance coverage. But even so, the nation’s older population has been largely left behind. Nearly 70-percent of seniors are not insured.


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Texans With Character: Dr. Jennifer Buchanan

A dentist in McKinney is on a mission to change the lives of wounded warriors. She is helping veterans smile, in more ways than one.


Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?

For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.



West Dentist Using Dental Records to Identify Dead

For dentist Larry Sparks, repairing the ceiling at his office caved in by the impact of Wednesday’s explosion was the easy part of his day.

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Texans With Character: Dr. Amber Weems

A local dentist is going above and beyond to make sure that her patients are getting proper dental care, despite their financial situations.


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I-Team: Are Kids Getting Braces Too Young?

Some parents are going to what some call extremes with their kids’ teeth, and some North Texas doctors are calling out their colleagues for being involved.


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North Texans Line Up For Free Dental Services

More than a hundred North Texans made their way to Southlake Friday morning… all in hopes of receiving free dental care.



Viral Video: Ain’t Nobody Got Time For That!

Sweet Brown has taken her stardom to a new level, promoting a dentist in a new TV commercial.


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Plano Man Arrested For Practicing Dentistry From Home

A Plano man was arrested on Thursday for running an unlicensed dental practice in several makeshift offices inside his home.


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Southlake Family Remembered After Plane Crash

Friends of a Southlake pilot, who died along with his two sons and brother, say he was trying to stop for fuel when his plane crashed Saturday in rural Van Zandt County.


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Dentist Warns Against Home Whitening Kit Overuse

For those who dabble with home whitening kits, dentists say to be sure to avoid over-bleaching.


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Women In Their 40s More Likely To Have ‘Dental Fear’

According to a new study, women in their 40s are more likely to fear the dentist more than any other age group. The coordinator of the study said 40-percent of the western population is affected by dental fear.