Taiwan’s digital dentistry taking dental care to a new high

PETALING JAYA: Taiwan offers innovative solutions and reliable dental products to the world, as dental materials made in Taiwan cover 94% of the entire global dentistry product line. Taiwan External Trade Development Council (Taitra) president and CEO Leonor Lin said this output value is expected to reach US$10 billion (RM42 […]

How To Keep The Cost Of Dog Oral Care Down

You may have heard that it’s unnecessary for you to maintain your dog’s dental hygiene because dogs will instinctively take care of their teeth by chewing. However, this belief is not entirely accurate. Like humans, dogs can suffer periodontal disease, tooth decay, injured teeth, and other oral problems. Beyond discomfort […]

Clinics help patients struggling to pay for dental care amid pandemic

As millions of Americans have suddenly found themselves out of work due to the economic fallout from the novel coronavirus, many are also losing their health and dental insurance, creating what some doctors are calling a public health crisis. At Interfaith Dental in Nashville, Tennessee, patients Anna Eubanks waits patiently […]

The surprising link between dental care and mental health

Apart from diabetes and other chronic illnesses, poor dental care has been linked to dementia. (Pixabay pic) Research has established a rather surprising connection between poor dental care and mental health. Apart from diabetes and many other chronic illnesses, poor dental care has been linked to dementia. And a 2018 […]

DVIDS – News – LRMC Nutrition Care expands capabilities

LANDSTUHL, Germany – More than two millenniums ago, the Greek physician Hippocrates of Kos interpreted nutrition as essential to wellbeing, as evidenced by his famous saying, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Hippocrates’ theory has survived the test of ages. Even during the COVID-19 global […]

Free health care, doctor visits and more

What feels like a lifetime ago in the days before Covid-19, hotels lured travelers with amenities such as complimentary breakfasts, cocktail hours and yoga classes at the spa. © Victor Romero Guests staying over five days at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai can book free PCR testing in the comfort […]

Vital People: Society aims to improve dental care for all

The Garth Homer Society is working to improve access to dental services for its vulnerable clientele of adults with developmental disabilities. The people Garth Homer serves and others can be limited in their ability to get dental treatment, said chief executive Mitchell Temkin. “If you think about it, people with […]

Tax sugary drinks to fund dental care

OPINION: Tooth-wise, parents despise their kids’ 18th birthdays. It’s the end of the era of free dental care – our dreams for our children, comprised of everlasting health and promising futures, expand to include molars that come in straight and no root canal surgery until they have flown the parental […]

Kiwis could start dying if dental care isn’t funded by Govt

© Newshub Watch: Zac Fleming’s full report. Doctors at Christchurch Hospital say if adult dental care isn’t funded soon, then people may start dying from dental infections. There’s been a nearly 400 percent increase in intensive care dental admissions at the hospital. Three of New Zealand’s top public health professionals […]

Free dental care for all adults would cost $648m a year

While Labour and National have both pledged millions to boost childhood dental care, both have been less vocal on the idea of extending free dental care to adults. But the cost of funding free dental care to adults has tonight been revealed: $648 million a year to cover all adults. […]