The Javits Center opens wide for a trade show full of dentists 
NEW YORK — One of metropolitan area’s largest trade shows opened Sunday, and unlike other trade shows, where exhibitors lure attendees to their booths with sweet treats, there was nary a candy bar or cookie in sight.

Cosmetic dentistry gains popularity 
More adults are seeking orthodontic treatment, including those who had braces as teenagers. As a teenager, Marty Huie wore traditional metal braces for two years. It was a painful and annoying process–she had all of her wisdom teeth pulled and had to wear a headgear at night.

Go ahead, give yourself a white Christmas present 
As the holiday season quickly approaches, we scurry around in a panic looking for last-minute gifts. Traditionally, people start the new year with a resolution to lose weight and eat healthier. Why not consider starting out the new year with a whiter, brighter smile with either a take-home or in-office tooth whitening gift? It might just be what the doctor ordered in making your new year a new …

Aetna Introduces New Health Insurance Options for Individuals and Their Families in Missouri 
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—-Aetna announced today that it is selling health plans for individuals and their families throughout the state of Missouri. With the new Aetna Advantage Plans for Individuals and Families, consumers will be able to purchase health insurance directly from Aetna or through independent insurance agents or brokers.