The Texas State Board of Dental Examiners is still investigating the case. Neither the dentist nor the anesthesiologist that were involved has been disciplined by the state medical or dental boards.
A renowned exotic animal dentist led a specialist team of vet experts in a grueling root canal surgery that lasted for about 45 minutes on one of UK’s largest gorillas.
A new study out of Australia found that the majority of dental patients were willing to get rapid HIV testing.
According to a Gallup poll, one in every three Americans skipped the dentist's office within the past 12 months.
Brushing your teeth does more than prevent cavities; it can also boost heart health.
One patient of a Tulsa dentist contracted Hepatitis C from his office, the state health department confirms. The dentist is accused of possibly exposing thousands of patients too.
Kids hate going to the dentist. However, a new study reveals that honesty is the best policy when it comes to helping kids cope with their fear about going to the dentist.
In order to protect and promote healthy teeth, there are eight things that people should remember.
Almost 60 people have tested positive for hepatitis or HIV after visiting an Oklahoma dentist who used unsanitary medical equipment on them during their checkup, the Tulsa Health Department said Thursday.
Because of his disorder, his family even coached him on what exactly to say to the dentist: remove the three teeth affected, and nothing more.
Patients of Arkansas dentist Dr. William Jarrod Stewart are recommended to receive blood tests.
A 24-year-old man in California died after undergoing a routine dental procedure to have his wisdom teeth removed.
Following the public health scare in Oklahoma where an oral surgeon is accused of unsanitary practices which may have exposed 7,000 patients with hepatitis or HIV, hundreds of former patients lined up on Saturday to get tested.
Thousands of people in Oklahoma may have been infected with HIV and hepatitis after health officials discovered evidence that a dentist in Tulsa was not properly sterilizing the tools and equipment he used on his patients, despite knowing that several of them carried the viruses.
It is not uncommon to see children starting to cry at the very mention of visiting a dentist. According to a new study, the fear of visiting a dentist may have been passed on to the child by the family members and the study analyzes the different roles that mothers and fathers might play in such kind of an emotional transmission. The study conducted by scientists at the Rey Juan Carlos University of Madrid emphasizes on the significant role played by parents in the transmission of dentist fear in their family.
They may not be scientifically based, but the need for a solution outside of pharmaceuticals may encourage you to consider such options. When traditional medicine is not quite doing the trick, thinking outside the box and trying one of these options may bring surprising results.