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OUR OPINION: For children, the gift of a healthy smile

March 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Children’s dental health is a serious issue that responds well to policy change. If lawmakers want to find an issue that lends itself to bipartisan compromise, this is one. Continue Reading

North Dakota seeks input on access to dental care

February 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

How to improve access to dental care for the poor in spite of a limited number of Grand Forks area dentists who accept Medicaid is the topic of a forum at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Grand Forks Herald Community Room. To attend, you’ll need to register for the event no later than Thursday. Continue Reading

New data mixed on health of Minnesota kids’ teeth

February 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Minnesota Department of Health has screened the oral health of a random group of third graders for the first time, and found mixed results. Continue Reading

Free dental care offered to children in low-income families

January 30, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

Caring Hands Dental Clinic will provide free services for local children from low-income families that face barriers to dental care. Continue Reading

U.S. says nation’s water contains too much fluoride

January 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A reported increase in the tooth streaking and spotting problem is one reason the federal government will announce today it plans to lower the recommended limit for fluoride in water supplies the first such change in nearly 50 years. Continue Reading