Rachel Bateman, 9, has braces to correct an overbite. Her orthodontist opted not to use expanders to expand her upper arch. Mike Ruocco/NPR hide caption

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Braces For Young Kids Might Not Always Be Best

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Using the Icon treatment, Dr. Jin-Ho Phark won't need to drill to fill a cavity. Gretchen Cuda for NPR hide caption

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A No-Cringe Fix? Filling Cavities Without The Drill

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Who Decides The Price Of Human Life?

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European regulators have decided to take Avandia off the market. FDA will allow further sales, with heavy restrictions. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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