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October 2007

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Dental Health Check launches Web site

NiessenHSC-Baylor College of Dentistry’s weekly syndicated dental news report, “Dental Health Check,” now has a new Web site: http://www.dentalhealthcheck.org.

The Web site launched in August and features scripts and video of current and archived segments. Viewers can search video clips by date or subject.

Dr. Linda Niessen, clinical professor in restorative sciences and communications and development, has been hosting “Dental Health Check” for 14 years.

Originating on WFAA-TV, Dallas' ABC affiliate, “Dental Health Check” is the only syndicated dental news report of its kind in the country and reaches more than 1 million people weekly. The report airs every Monday during the 6 a.m. and noon newscasts on WFAA-TV, News 8 and later each week on TXCN, Texas Cable News.