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Contributing writerIt is vitally important to teach our children the importance of cavity prevention at an early age. Along with proper nutrition and regular visits to the dentist, children can learn the importance of dental hygiene and oral health. Dental hygiene: Most...
The Winchester SunAn effort by a group of local dentists to improve the oral health of Clark County children has received a statewide honor. The Clark County Dental Health Initiative was the winner of the Group Award presented by the Kentucky Health Association as the...
Tags: Family, Preschools, Education, Fluoride, Dental Health
LEXINGTON — A program started in the Clark County schools was the inspiration for a new pilot program to promote better oral health in eastern Kentucky, Gov. Steve Beshear said at a press conference Thursday. The Smiling Schools program will provide...
While state and local leaders hail the importance of the ongoing $900 million expansion at the University of Kentucky’s Chandler Medical Center, a lower-key visit to the UK College of Dentistry last week should not go unnoticed. It promised the...
The Winchester SunAfter three years, the Clark County Dental Health Initiative has surpassed dentists’ projections for the fifth year of the program. Winchester dentist Rankin Skinner has been leading the fluoride varnish treatments program since it began in the...
The Winchester SunThree years ago, local dentist Rankin Skinner was reading The New York Times when he came across an article that hit particularly close to home. According to the article, children in Kentucky suffered from more tooth decay than any other state in the...
Emmi-dent. It's the toothbrush you're not supposed to brush your teeth with. But that's not to say you shouldn't use it regularly. Like any other toothbrush, Emmi-dent has a head full of bristles. But they're for transmitting ultrasonic impulses from...
Shavon Carter arrived at the dentist's office Thursday morning with her five young sons and an orange bucket full of Halloween candy. Before their appointments, the East Baltimore family traded their trick-or-treat bounty for a toy in a swap program that...
Dr. H. Berton McCauley, former chief of the dental division of the Baltimore Health Department, who led the controversial battle that resulted in the city's water supply being fluoridated nearly 60 years ago, died Oct. 23 of prostate cancer at his...
After staring at the teeth of 20,000 children for nearly three decades, Dr. Keith Serxner is hanging up his white coat. Serxner, 57, who started his practice in La Caņada in 1985, said that he and his wife, pediatrician Laura Mabie, both have elderly...
The horse has uniquely designed teeth that pulverize grass into small particle sizes which allow the bacteria in the hind gut to digest the grass efficiently. The horse then gets the nutrients he needs to survive, grow, and do all the athletic things that...
With so many things to think about, expectant mothers sometimes neglect their teeth, but this can have implications for their unborn babies. In response, the advocacy group Maryland Dental Action Coalition is educating women about proper oral hygiene...
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