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Therapy Dog Sports a Beautiful and Healthy Smile

Scarlett, a working therapy dog in the Upper West Side of New York City, is always ready for her next gig with a beautiful smile and no “doggy breath,” thanks to her owner who is a dentist. The 2.5-year-old mix of poodle, Doberman Pinscher,…

Dental Care Hard to Come By in Rural America

Approximately 15% of Americans reside in rural areas and a new report from the United States Department of Health and Human Services Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality finds that professional dental care is often not easily accessed…

WHO Calls for Universal Dental Care

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released its Global Oral Health Status Report, which reviews the dental disease rates among 194 countries across the globe. Unsurprisingly, the most common oral health problems are dental caries,…

Is a ‘Tripledemic’ on the Way?

As temperatures drop across the United States and people begin spending more time indoors, public health experts have expressed concern about a “tripledemic,” a trifecta of rising flu, COVID-19, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) cases.…

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