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Making Medicaid Work for You

August 19, 2011


Hey! Did you know that children enrolled in the Texas Health Steps program or use Medicaid for medical and dental services can get free transportation to their appointments?  Eligibility: All children up to the age of 19 currently enrolled in Medicaid or the Texas Health Steps program [Parents can accompany minors under age 18] The appointment has to […]

Washington D.C.: Through a Child’s Eyes

August 3, 2011


Last week I attended the 98th annual National Association of Dentists convention in Baltimore and I also decided to use the opportunity to also enjoy a family vacation. In addition to a tour of the White House, we were granted the opportunity to sit in on a Congressional session. The following is a part of the […]

The Infamous Wisdom Tooth: “To Pull or Not To Pull”

August 2, 2011


Wisdom teeth have become a confusing issue, both for patients and parents. The choice to remove them or not to remove them is mainly dependant on the space that is available. Wisdom teeth may or may not have space to erupt, the may come in crooked, and daily routine brushing may not be enough to […]

Some thoughts from my Grandson….

August 1, 2011