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The best and worst Halloween candy for teeth

Most Americans will have a few sweets right along with the kids this Halloween, but eating some treats could make for a spooky visit to the dentist.

Monday - 10/14/2013, 05:49pm EDT

Tags: Halloween, Candy, megan cloherty, dentist

Free dental clinic draws hundreds

They slept on the cold, hard ground Friday night - just to get a root canal. Hundreds of people from all over Maryland were treated at a two-day free dental clinic in Laurel this weekend.

Saturday - 08/03/2013, 04:41pm EDT

Tags: dental clinic, Jamie Forzato

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Diet soda corrodes teeth as badly as illicit drugs, study finds

Carbonated soda can have an effect on teeth similar to the effect of illegal drugs, according to a study published in the clinical journal, General Dentistry.

Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 12:28pm EDT

Tags: Kristi King, soda, teeth,

U.Va. study finds disparities in Va. dental care

Many Virginians don't have access to dental care because of costs and a lack of dentists, according to a new study by two University of Virginia economists.

Friday - 08/17/2012, 01:12pm EDT

Tags: U. Va.