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August 2, 2011 News General News

In this dire economy, even the Tooth Fairy is pinching pennies

by ken

By Saeed Ahmed – CNN Getting the Tooth Fairy to pony up in this sagging economy has been like pulling teeth. A recent survey found that the national going rate has seen a 40-cent decline this year: From $3 to $2.60. What’s

June 29, 2011 News Social networking

The operative word is “young”

by ken

2011-12-12 14:39:45

May 27, 2011 News General News

Nunavut’s lack of dentists costs Ottawa millions

by ken

From CBC News Canada – May 26, 2011 A lack of dental care facilities in Nunavut may be painful not just for Inuit who live there, but also for the federal government, which spends millions of dollars to transport patients

May 22, 2011 News Health care tourism

Canadians warming up to idea of ‘medical tourism’ – can dentistry be far behind?

by ken

2011-12-12 14:30:07

March 29, 2011 News General News

Cost is big factor in dental care, survey results show

by ken

Just over a quarter (26 per cent) of adults say the type of dental treatment they chose in the past has been affected by the cost of treatment. And almost a fifth (19 per cent) said that they have delayed

February 19, 2011 News Decay assessment and preventionPreventive Dentistry

Running back to Saskatoon – Fluoride, the red menace – what are these people thinking?

by ken

It’s the health issue activists like to get their teeth into -adding the compound fluoride to municipal drinking water to reduce dental decay. On one side are the proponents, including a majority of dentists and health specialists, who say there