Stories tagged: dentistry
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 3:54 p.m.
Dental provider sues Idaho over $130M contract
A dental service provider has filed a lawsuit claiming the Idaho Department of Administration violated the state’s procurement laws in awarding a $130 million contract designed to administer dental benefits …
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 3:47 p.m.
Health officials allege Spokane dentist on drugs while operating on patient
A Spokane dentist’s license has been suspended after he was allegedly discovered to be under the influence of an anesthetic of while operating on a patient.
Tue., June 24, 2014
Snoring can signal sleep apnea
Writing about her decision one night to sleep with her dog instead, author Bailey White described her mother’s snoring in disturbing terms. “Her blood-curdling snoring,” Bailey wrote, “with its gargling …
Tue., Sept. 11, 2012, 2:27 a.m.
In Portland, fluoride debate is ideological clash
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It’s a dental story told so often it borders on cliche. When someone moves to Portland from another state — and that’s most people you meet …
Tue., Nov. 25, 2008
SCC expands dental training
Autum Whitworth needed fillings to stop tooth decay. Dental assistant Jill Metlow needed a patient to practice on. A program at Spokane Community College that teaches working dental assistants the …
Tue., April 3, 2007
Rooting out our dental fears
It’s become a cliché: “That was worse than a root canal.”