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Children throughout the Las Vegas Valley received dental work today at no cost to their parents. The Southern Nevada Dental Society, UNLV School of Dental Medicine, Roseman University, and corporate sponsor teamed up to treat the kid’s dental needs, for free, at the annual Give Kids A Smile Day.
The 8-year-old student-run clinic, operating out of the UNLV School of Dental Medicine, was founded by alumnus John Ferrin in honor of his brother, who died in 2004 while serving in Iraq.
A black professor at UNLV’s dental school is accusing the school, the state of Nevada and the Nevada Board of Regents of racial discrimination in a lawsuit.
Nearly one in four children who are 2 to 11 years old have untreated cavities in their baby teeth, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
Sonora prosthodontist Dr. Michael Scherer is one of a handful of dentists in California to use 3-D printer technology in his practice.
Dr. Celeste Latham didn’t like what she was seeing. The patient’s teeth were visibly dull, chalky and rough in texture — telltale signs of acid erosion, which had developed in just six months since her last checkup.
With the next few months packed with various holidays, teeth are likely to be bombarded by sugary foods and drinks, which can wreak havoc on our smiles.
A bottle can be found on just about every bathroom countertop or in just about every medicine cabinet in America.
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