A Philadelphia dentist will be incarcerated and his daughter will spend time under house arrest for submitting almost $5 million in fraudulent medical bills to insurance companies.
That’s according to new research from the Academy of General Dentistry.
Officials have temporarily suspended the license of a New Jersey dentist who is accused of installing cameras in his office bathroom.
Forty-five-year-old Cheryl Laing and 24-year-old Jessica Gullickson left district court in Bryn Mawr Tuesday evening in a hurry.
A coalition of dental health groups wants to make better brushing part of the “back-to-school” routine. They’ve launched a campaign to get kids brushing twice a day, for two minutes.
Public Citizens for Children and Youth is hosting its 8th Annual “Give Kids A Smile Day.”
Jon Lackner of Cherry Hill was sentenced Tuesday in Philadelphia by U.S. District Judge Petrese Tucker.
“We have, over the past few years, seen probably 50 to 60 children every week in that pre-school age who need to be put under general anesthesia to have all 20 teeth repaired,” Dr. Josh Bresler says.
More than 9,000 dentists across the country band together to provide dental care to kids who might not otherwise get it.
Getting a dental check-up can do more than keep your teeth and mouth healthy.
Some popular summer activities, like swimming, can hurt your smile. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains
Authorities say a Pennsylvania teen who pulled two of his own teeth with pliers needed emergency surgery because his father wouldn’t take him to the dentist.
Taking the ouch out of going to the dentist, when it comes to getting those shots that everyone hates. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the new technology.
The price to get perfect teeth can be costly. It’s estimated more than 40 percent of people in the United States don’t have dental insurance, and even if you have it, many are stuck paying thousands of dollars out of pocket. 3 On Your Side has details about a growing trend that has people paying less. Medical Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains.