MONDAY, Nov. 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning that a number of U.S. children have picked up a serious infection from contaminated water lines at the dentist’s office. Although rare, outbreaks of nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) infections have been reported in kidsContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Oct. 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Dental coverage under Medicare could soon start expanding for seniors under a new proposal from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Still, the proposed rules would not provide full coverage for regular dental care, which has been explicitly excluded fromContinue Reading

MONDAY, June 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Getting your tongue or lips pierced? Don’t be surprised when your dentist is unhappy about it. These piercings can do damage to your teeth and gums, a new study warns. “Our study found that many people with oral piercings had deep pockets andContinue Reading