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Oral Hygiene

Valpo board to vote on fluoride use in 2 weeks

VALPARAISO | The city's Utilities Board is expected to vote in two weeks on a recommendation to the council on whether Valparaiso should continue to add fluoride to the city water supply.

August 26, 2014 8:45 pm
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: 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
IUN senior launches drive to provide dental supplies to local underprivileged

IUN senior launches drive to provide dental supplies to local underprivileged

Christopher Sicinski may be pursuing dentistry as a career, but as conscientious as he is about his own oral health, that does not make him immune to dental problems.

August 12, 2013 12:00 am
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
Cure for bad pet breath could be a toothbrush away

Cure for bad pet breath could be a toothbrush away

Dogs and cats can't brush, spit, gargle or floss on their own. So owners who want to avoid bad pet breath will need to lend a hand.

January 14, 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
PHIL WIELAND: Fluoridating the water? I'll drink to that

PHIL WIELAND: Fluoridating the water? I'll drink to that

Those who say, "It must be something in the water" might be right. The water has plenty of stuff in it, including fluoride, and once again this week a Valpo resident asked the city to stop fluoridation.

October 12, 2012 12:00 am
PHS students share teeth tips with elementary students

PHS students share teeth tips with elementary students

PORTAGE | Losing teeth is "big business" in first grade, said Kyle Elementary School first-grade teacher Kelly Leslie.

February 28, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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