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  • Expanded Cheney CHAS clinic to offer dental for low-income patients

    A newly expanded Cheney clinic aims to provide dental services to people who couldn’t get them anywhere else.


  • New program helps get emergency dental care to low-income adults

    The DENT program helps low-income adults see dentists for emergency treatment. Meagan Daniels, a Spokane Falls Community College student, credits the program for saving a broken tooth that became infected.


  • Free medical clinic underway at Spokane County Fair and Expo Center

    Residents of the Inland Northwest are lining up by the hundreds to receive free medical, dental and eye care at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center – and there’s …


  • Dental care gap problem for adults

    Health officials have made strides in getting low-income kids in Spokane County to the dentist, but regular dental care remains beyond the reach of many adults. More than 30 percent …


  • Jim Kershner’s this day in history

    From our archives, 100 years ago A Spokane County prosecutor was willing to see if brain surgery might cure the criminal tendencies of M.C. Parsons, 20, charged with various felonies.


  • Spokane Park Board resolution honors Jim Quigley

    The Spokane Park Board this week honored its vice president who died last month. Jim Quigley, 79, who worked as a dentist for about four decades in Spokane, served on …


  • Tooth in fiction

    If you’ve ever tried to get a 2-year-old to brush her teeth or a 4-year-old to climb into a dentist’s chair, here’s a story for you. Or your problem child. …


  • Clark: Portland keeps up the fight against fluoride

    Holy molar, amigos! It’s me – Mr. Tooth Decay.


  • Cuts in dental care painful for patients

    Ivory Hendry finally called the dentist. An excruciating toothache made her do it. She hadn’t eaten for a week, struggled to sleep and became ill when taking medicine on an …


  • Medicaid program cuts back on Idaho dentists

    Roughly 150 dentists have been cut from the Idaho program that provides dental services to Medicaid patients, and the dentists said that will make it harder for those people to …


  • Council vote to quit flouride hurts Sandpoint’s youth most

    If there is one word that pushes buttons for Sandpoint residents these days, it is fluoride. After years of debate, the Sandpoint City Council voted 4-2 last month to remove …


  • New Jersey dentist clinic uses some robotics

    HACKENSACK, N.J. – Robots may practice dentistry one day, but there will always be humans telling you to open wide, said a teacher on the cutting edge of tooth care. …


  • SCC dental students offer low-cost care

    Spokane Community College students, enrolled in the expanded function dental assisting program, will be offering low-cost dental services Fridays and Saturdays, Feb. 27-Feb. 28, March 6-7, March 13-14, and March …


  • Dentures’ future in fast decay

    WASHINGTON – As long as there are hockey players, there will be niche markets for false teeth. But the real news about the future of dentures is that there isn’t …


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