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GUEST COMMENTARY: Fluoridation's time is ending

GUEST COMMENTARY: Fluoridation's time is ending

The Times' editorial regarding the fluoridating of Valparaiso's water in the future did get one thing right. The answer to this important question is getting easier, but not in the way the editorial states. Many of us who have done the research believe that once the scientific facts are reve…

June 08, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Fluoridation takes bite out of tooth decay

Valparaiso is looking at whether to continue fluoridating the city's drinking water. The answer should be easy.

May 28, 2014 12:00 am

Company acquires Michigan City endodontics clinic

MICHIGAN CITY | An Illinois company has acquired a Michigan City endodontics clinic called PKR Endodontics, 8809 W. 400 North.

April 07, 2014 2:00 pm

Senate limits rental inspections, Lake tourism oversight

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana Senate acted on 70 legislative proposals Tuesday, the final day for senators to approve or reject plans that previously were passed by the Republican-controlled House.

March 04, 2014 2:28 pm

EDITORIAL: Brush away strict limits on dental hygiene

Indiana is considering legislation that would allow dental hygienists to perform duties without a dentist on site. And why not?

January 23, 2014 12:00 am

Dental hygienists could gain flexibility under new bill

Legislation under consideration could give Indiana dental hygienists more freedom in their work.

January 16, 2014 4:00 pm
Putting teeth in the law: Dental regulations largely missing from Obamacare

Putting teeth in the law: Dental regulations largely missing from Obamacare

With the roll-out of the Affordable Care Act, one discipline has been largely absent from the regulations: dentistry.

January 11, 2014 11:54 pm Photos

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Dental Health Matters for Pets Too

Dental Health Matters for Pets Too

"Want your dog to live a longer happier life? The answer is simple. Keep pets' teeth and gums in tip top shape," stresses Dr. Van Horn.

February 03, 2013 12:00 am
Daily dental care tips

Daily dental care tips

While regular visits to the dentist's office for routine cleanings are important for dental health, taking care of your teeth and gums each day is paramount to keeping your mouth healthy.

November 19, 2012 9:00 am
From Kenya to VA hospital, young dentist aims to help others

From Kenya to VA hospital, young dentist aims to help others

Chris Kutanovski, 27, enjoys using his dental skills to help patients with special needs.

July 18, 2012 8:45 pm
Dental practice is a family affair offering children new smiles

Dental practice is a family affair offering children new smiles

Donald Pulver has turned his dental practice into a family affair.

February 20, 2012 12:00 am

US says too much fluoride causing splotchy teeth

ATLANTA (AP) — In a remarkable turnabout, federal health officials say many Americans are getting too much fluoride, and it's causing splotches on children's teeth and perhaps other, more serious problems.

January 07, 2011 6:30 pm

Brace your teeth for sour effects of candy

October is National Orthodontic Health Month, a time when members of the American Association of Orthodontists provide the public with information about orthodontics.

October 28, 2010 12:00 am

Many dental patients just plain scared

NORMAL | For some people, the two scariest words in the English language are "open wide."

July 09, 2010 12:00 am
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