Tucumcari dentist uprooting and moving on — sort of

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari’s Clarence Bernard Fitzner Jr. said it has not been odd for him to get emergency calls in the middle of the night. No, not to put out a fire or deliver a baby, but to alleviate what he deems one of the worst pains people can endure — a toothache. […]

Stephanie Renee Gutierrez

Stephanie Renee Gutierrez, 21, died on Monday, Sept. 20, 2004 in Albuquerque. Stephanie Gutierrez was born Feb. 8, 1983 in Albuquerque. At the time of her death she was a student studying to be a dental hygienist. She is survived by her children, Nathaniel Gutierrez and Fabian Mondragon both of Albuquerque; her brother Charles Gutierrez […]

Too much flouride can stain teeth

By Gary Mitchell Most experts agree Clovis’ main water supply is low in chemicals that could cause major health problems. But it is not problem free. “The water in the Clovis area is a little high in naturally occurring fluoride. And it can do some cosmetic discoloration on teeth,” said Robin Casale, regional water quality […]