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Marcia Liss | Posted 11.14.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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A Guide to Finding Affordable Dental Care

Jim T. Miller | Posted 10.29.2014 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

Finding affordable dental care can be challenging for seniors living on a tight budget. Most retirees lose their dental insurance after leaving the workplace. While there's no one solution to affordable dental car, there are a number of options that can help cut your costs.

The 6 Biggest Dental Problems For People Over 50

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Andrea Atkins | Posted 09.28.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Smile! There’s good news from the world of dentistry: Older American are keeping their teeth longer than ever befor...

Civil Rights and Social Media Made Me Resign From My Job

Dr. Misee Harris | Posted 11.23.2014 | Black Voices
Dr. Misee Harris

I am part of Black America; I was born into it by virtue of the color of my skin. No matter where I am in my life, that part of me will always be my first identifier.

Dental Insurance Questions Debunked By a Dentist

Alina Lukashevsky DDS | Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Alina Lukashevsky DDS

Innovation in technology and advancements in the quality of dental materials have made it easier than ever to achieve desired cosmetic results. Using dental insurance can help cut down on costs, but it is important to know how the different plans work in order to get the most out of having insurance.

Great Legs, Gross Teeth: Endurance Runners and Tooth Decay

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Runners have a contagious energy, an unusually positive outlook on life, and let's face it -- they look good in their spandex shorts. But, according to dentists and health professionals, runners and other endurance athletes are more prone to tooth decay and dental problems than the rest of the population.

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Establishment Republicans Swamp Conservatives In Idaho GOP Primary Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A host of D.C.-based corporate lobbying groups have banded together to protect Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) from a tea party primary chal...

6 Reasons Getting Your Teeth Checked Is Way Too Expensive

Napala Pratini | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Napala Pratini

Going to the dentist can be expensive and, for many people, downright scary. But if you're one of the millions of Americans delaying dental care out of fear of the costs, there are some solutions.

Four Common Situations Where Mindfulness Saves the Day

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 06.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

Being mindful is like being a very calm sports announcer -- being aware of the play-by-plays of life yet not getting too wrapped up.

NYC's Zombie Dentist Takes Bite Out Of Walking Dead

Aaron Sagers | Posted 05.10.2014 | Weird News
Aaron Sagers

Lose the crossbow, katana, hammer and even the guns, because when the dead reanimate with an appetite for human flesh, survival just might rely on a good dentist. Enter Nicholas Toscano, DDS, Manhattan's zombie dentist.

Celebrating, Continuing and Building on CHIP's Success

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Although CHIP is authorized through 2019, its funding is running out and will virtually disappear by October 2015 unless Congress takes immediate action. If funding is not continued, millions of children would lose health coverage.

Art Sales Confirm Martin Galindo as an Urban Powerhouse

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 03.15.2014 | Latino Voices
Marjoriet T. Matute

As the sun sets on Spanish Harlem, it's shadowed by steel commuter frames and towering projects. This historical city offers generations of families a unique quality of life and allows natives to come and go as they please.

Jungle Dentist Treats Thai Kids

Ben Barber | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Ben Barber

When a petite Thai-American dentist in suburban Maryland learned that 90 percent of the children in her ancestral country lacked dental care, she traveled to remote jungle regions to fill cavities, pull teeth and treat abscesses.

Why Grammar Is Important

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 12.19.2013 | Parents
William B. Bradshaw

Not long ago I was at my dentist's office getting my teeth cleaned. The hygienist, who has gone back to community college to further her education, had a grammar question for me that arose from a history class.

Standing Up, Walking Away and Surviving Divorce

Amy Koko | Posted 11.28.2013 | Divorce
Amy Koko

Unfortunately, the dentist took this to mean that I was still feeling pain, and administered like 50 more Novacaine shots, making eating nearly impossible for the next two weeks.

Dental Divide Widens in U.S.

Dr. Harold Katz | Posted 10.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Harold Katz

Depending on where you live in the United States, access to proper dental care may differ.

The Dentapist

Sarah Barness | Posted 02.24.2014 | Comedy
Sarah Barness

The man looks deep into my soul and says, "Grinding is usually a sign of stress or anxiety. Your teeth are much more damaged than they should be for someone your age. Do you want to talk about it?"

Why I'm Still So Terrified Of The Dentist

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 05.01.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

Like most sane people, I'm terrified of the dentist. It's a reasonable fear. After all, dentists reach into your open mouth with pointed metal objects and jab around until you spit blood.

A Visit to the Chatty Dentist

Tom McNichol | Posted 06.23.2013 | Comedy
Tom McNichol

Hi, come on in and sit down. How have you been? It's been awhile since I've seen you. More than six months, I'd guess. Didn't I say, "See you in six months" the last time you were here? I guess you didn't hear that. I'm sure I said it. No problem, get in the chair, open wide and let's take a look.

Confessions of a Pregnant Know-It-All

Shannon Sutherland | Posted 04.08.2013 | Parents
Shannon Sutherland

No matter how many books you read or classes you take, nothing can prepare you for motherhood. Now that I am a mom, I never judge parents with screaming children because usually, my daughter was the one throwing the temper tantrum earlier that day

LOOK: This Furry Friend Makes Dentist Visit That Much Better

Posted 12.11.2012 | Good News

An adorable photo of a dentist and his four-legged sidekick is going viral on the Internet this week after it was shared on the social news site Reddi...

'Teen Mom 2': A Family Is Split for Good

Sydney Levin | Posted 01.26.2013 | TV
Sydney Levin

Jenelle explains that she still chooses jail over probation, so her lawyer pulls out his phone to consult his calendar. "It'll be a total of 16 days in jail," he clarifies, since he's not sure if Jenelle can count to double digits.

'Teen Mom 2': Someone's Going to Jail

Sydney Levin | Posted 11.20.2012 | TV
Sydney Levin

Jenner is facing 45 days in jail. The probation officer would like to give her a second chance, but she's not ready for it, since that would mean nine more months without weed. Just to be clear: She's picking jail over giving up marijuana.

'Teen Mom 2' Premiere: Trouble's On The Horizon

Sydney Levin | Posted 11.13.2012 | TV
Sydney Levin

In the time it's taken "Teen Mom 2" to return, you could have had your very own baby! It's been nine excruciating months, but the gals are finally back and ready to make us feel superior.

Dentist Allegedly Used Laughing Gas In Front Of Patients

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 11.05.2012 | Business

Going to the dentist ranks among Americans's greatest fears, and many swear by nitrous oxide -- you know, laughing gas -- to get through the procedure...