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Channel 2 NewsTuesday is the deadline to apply to state officials for individual assistance after September’s storms and flooding in Southcentral and Interior Alaska -- but Alaskans have one last chance to request aid. According to Jeremy Zidek with the state...
Channel 2 NewsThe State of Alaska will temporarily open three Kenai Peninsula Borough assistance centers in Anchor Point, Seward and Soldotna next week, following Gov. Sean Parnell’s declaration of a disaster due to heavy flooding in Southcentral Alaska over...
Rachel D'OroA new report says dental therapists worldwide including Alaska offer safe and competent care in locations with rare access to dentists. The report released Tuesday by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation details a review of more than 1,100 documents of care...
Tags: Tooth Decay, Health
Channel 2 NewsA local dentist opened up his doors early on Saturday to provide free dental services to those in the community who did not have insurance, or could not afford dental work. Dr. Terry Preece with the Anchorage Healthy Smiles Center says the line formed...
Tags: Health Insurance, Health
Channel 2 NewsThis weekend, for the first time, several organizations teamed up to provide free dental care to adults and children. Dozens of people came to the University of Alaska Anchorage campus for a two-day free dental clinic. They were selected by lottery...
The Associated PressA new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says dental decay among rural Alaska Native children is as much as 4 ½ times greater than children in the general U.S. population. The CDC and Alaska state health officials released the...
Channel 2 NewsAn Amur tiger, seven-year-old Kunali, at the Alaska Zoo got a root canal Thursday morning. Kunali cracked his lower canine tooth a few years ago and needed it repaired before an infection set in. Dr. Doug Luiten, a local dentist from Anchorage,...
Tags: Root Canal
KTUU.comHalloween can be a scary holiday -- but local authorities and dentists are trying to keep trick-or-treaters safe against dangers ranging from vehicle traffic to tooth decay. APD Officer Natasha Welch, director of the city’s Neighborhood Watch...
Channel 2 NewsHalloween candy from trick-or-treating Monday night was in high demand by local dentists Tuesday. The dentists were offering $1 a pound for unopened candy, then donating the candy to Operation Gratitude, which sends it overseas to troops. Dental offices...
Tags: Holidays, Religious Festivals, Halloween
Channel 2 NewsAnchorage police say three businesses have been hit in the last week by a man who appears to be a young and eager job hunter -- but is actually a thief on the prowl for purses and iPhones. On Feb. 9, just after 2 p.m., a white man who looks like a...
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