Dentistry

A dentist treats a patient. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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.

08/09/2015

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Two Accused Of Illegal Dentistry In Dallas, Patient Injured

A man and woman living in North Texas have been accused of pretending to be dentists and leaving a woman severely hurt after pulling several teeth.

06/25/2015

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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.

CBSDFW.COM–02/08/2013

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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.

01/25/2013

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Fort Worth Dentist Spent Friday Giving Away Smiles

45 Million people in the U.S. don’t have dental insurance. Many simply can’t afford it. So a Fort Worth dentist decided to help some of those people Friday by offering his services for free.

11/30/2012

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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.

03/14/2012