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Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?

For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.

03/20/2014

This is the dental device that, according to a lawsuit, was swallowed by a patient. (CBS)

Dental Tool Lodged In Elderly Patient’s Stomach: Lawsuit

How did a dental instrument end up in the stomach of an elderly suburban man?

08/06/2013

Galindo Dental Laboratory. (Credit: CBS)

2 Investigators: Unlicensed Dental Work Costs Family Money, Tooth

A trip to the dentist was disastrous for one local family. After losing money and a tooth, They went on a mission to expose what they call a sham operation. CBS 2′s Dave Savini has our original report.

06/11/2013

Brushing teeth (CBS)

How Soon Should You Brush After A Meal? You Might Be Surprised

CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist reports, dentists warn that the extra brushing could be doing more harm than good.

10/25/2012

Alberto Nunez (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Police: Bogus Dentist Performed Hundreds Of Procedures

A man impersonating a dentist may have performed hundreds of procedures on patients before being arrested on Thursday, police said on Friday.

08/31/2012

The Picasso statue at Daley Plaza (Credit: CBS)

DeKalb Dentist Publishes Guidebook Of Chicago Area Statues

A retired DeKalb dentist has corrected a monumental oversight, by printing his own book listing all the statues and monuments in Chicago.

07/06/2012

Dr. Ernest Panos, 81, a dentist, is charged with fondling two teenage girls in his office in August 2010 and November 2011. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Dentist Accused Of Fondling Teens Cleared Of Charges

An 81-year-old Northwest Side dentist was being held on $300,000 bond Wednesday night, charged with fondling a teenage girl in his office while he was free on bond for charges in a similar case.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2011

Police sources say William Howe is the driver who was behind the wheel of a Porsche convertible that sped the wrong way along Interstate 88 on Aug. 6, 2011, killing a woman and her father. (Photo courtesy Chicago Sun-Times)

Dentist Faces Reckless Homicide Charges In Fatal I-88 Crash

A west suburban dentist with a history of driving while impaired was charged with reckless homicide Monday.

08/22/2011

Police sources say William Howe is the driver who was behind the wheel of a Porsche convertible that sped the wrong way along Interstate 88 on Aug. 6, 2011, killing a woman and her father. (Photo courtesy Chicago Sun-Times)

Sources: Porsche Driver In Fatal Crash Is Naperville Dentist

A Naperville dentist, allegedly behind the wheel of a luxury sports car that went the wrong way down the Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway and killed two people, was already known in the DuPage County court system.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2011

Are dentists recommending procedures you don't really need? (CBS)

2 Investigators: Dentists May Be Drilling For Your Cash

A tough economy is being blamed for an upswing in dentists telling patients they need work that really may not be necessary. 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.

CBS 2–05/05/2011

Too much fluoride can be harmful to youngsters' teeth, federal officials warn. (CBS)

Too Much Fluoride A Bad Thing For Kids: Government

The feds are recommending a slight decrease in the amount of the cavity-fighting mineral, which is mixed into public water supplies.

01/07/2011

Dentistry

Dentist Offers Free Service To Patients

A Magnificent Mile dentist is offering a gift for the holidays — free dental services on Christmas Eve.

WBBM Newsradio–12/23/2010