Pediatric dental care is supposed to be included in all policies sold on California’s Health Insurance exchange, but some parents say just because it’s included doesn’t mean it’s actually possible to get an appointment with a dentist who’ll treat kids.
An Albany dental student was shot sometime after she attended afternoon prayers at a Sikh temple, police said Sunday as new details emerge in an ongoing investigation.
A Silicon Valley startup wants you to think differently about the way you care for your mouth.
San Francisco and Berkeley both have soda-tax measures on their ballots in next week’s election, but it’s being described as a “David vs. Goliath” battle with all the money being poured into the campaign by the beverage industry.
Now she is the Student Programs Coordinator for the SRA. The program helped her graduate from St. Mary’s College in the East Bay and Contreras knows firsthand that it took far more than just academic support and scholarships.
There were no classes Tuesday at a Bryman College in San Jose after the medical school was served with an eviction notice. Students who paid hefty tuition appear to have been left in the lurch by the sudden development.
For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.
Can’t pay your vet, dentist or doctor bill? More and more health care providers are now offering patients third-party financing in the form of a medical credit card. But consumer advocates warn the cards can have painful consequences.
Bay Area dental patients that don’t like dealing with a day of face numbness may be in luck thanks to a drug that promises to counteract the local anesthetic that dentists use.
he largest water district in Silicon Valley is set to vote on whether to support fluoridation of its drinking water.