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dental clinic helps kids, teens without insurance
by Emily Gersema - Apr. 30, 2012 09:46 PM Elizabeth Mize, 15, was reluctant to open her mouth on a recent visit with dentist Dr. Zoltan Varadi despite the pain niggling by her tooth. The Phoenix teen, suffering an oral infection, admitted to Varadi ...

Dental students get research experience
Starting mid-May, a select number of incoming dental school students at the University of Minnesota will participate in research while mentored by a faculty member researching a similar project. The Summer Research Fellowship Program, developed 40 ...

Sugar Land Dentist, Dr. Mark Lukin, D.D.S. Becomes Partner in Family Dental ...
Sugar Land Dentist, Dr. Mark Lukin, D.D.S. Becomes Partner in Family Dental ...

Phoenix dental clinic helps kids, teens without insurance
by Emily Gersema on Apr. 30, 2012, under Arizona Republic News Elizabeth Mize, 15, was reluctant to open her mouth on a recent visit with dentist Dr. Zoltan Varadi despite the pain niggling by her tooth. The Phoenix teen, suffering an oral infection, ...

Some dentists, patients clash over X-rays
By AP BEND — Some Central Oregon dentists are refusing to treat patients who refuse to get X-rays before routine cleaning appointments. Dentists who used to agree to patients' requests to defer X-rays are becoming insistent and may be calling for ...

Sesame Communications Launches Sesame Sweepstakes for Dentistry
Sesame is currently the only technology company within dentistry to offer comprehensive integration between patient data and contest platforms. Sesame Sweepstakes also features an exclusive Facebook Recommendation Plugin, allowing practices to collect ...

Patient Activator “Trade Up Program” Frees Dentists from Long-Term Contracts
Patient Activator, the award-winning patient communication and online marketing service from 1-800-DENTIST, has launched a new Trade Up Program that allows doctors who feel trapped in a long-term contract with a more expensive service to start using ...

Cosmetic Dentist in Michigan Gives Back to Dental Community Through AACD ...
Cosmetic Dentist in Michigan Gives Back to Dental Community Through AACD ...

Equine dentistry - Tyde gets a visit from the equine dentist
The dentist visit! Tyde was routinely rasped, also known by those in the field as “floated”. This is to make sure that all teeth are of an even height, and this is needed for horses because their diet is mainly roughage. He was as good as gold; ...

University of the Pacific Selects SmithGroupJJR to Design New Arthur A. Dugoni ...
University of the Pacific Selects SmithGroupJJR to Design New Arthur A. Dugoni ...

Polish Dentist Removes Teeth of World's Stupidest Ex-Boyfriend
Evidently one Marek Olszewski went to see his ex-girlfriend, Anna Mackowiak, a 34-year-old dentist in Wroclaw, to be treated for a toothache. Mackowiak allegedly showed Olszewski into her facility, locked the door behind them, heavily sedated him and, ...

MetLife Announces Launch of Its Managed Dental Products in New York and New Jersey
NEW YORK, May 01, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- MetLife, a provider of dental plan administration for over 19 million people, announced today the expansion of its Dental HMO/Managed Care plans into New York and New Jersey, increasing choices for lower cost ...

Dentist Removed Her Ex's Teeth in Ultimate Display of Revenge
A Polish dentist removed her ex's teeth in what may be the ultimate case of revenge in history. Of course the ex has to take a bit of the blame here, too. Why would he go to the woman he dumped for dental care? Is he crazy? According to a report from ...

New Dentist In North Charleston, SC As Aspen Dental Opens Its Doors
SYRACUSE, NY, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Patients looking for a dentist in North Charleston, SC now have a new dental care provider option with the opening of a new Aspen Dental office this month. The new practice, which opens on Thursday, ...

New Dentist in Quakertown, PA as Aspen Dental Opens Its Doors
SYRACUSE, NY, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Patients looking for a dentist in Quakertown, PA now have a new dental care provider option with the opening of a new Aspen Dental office this month. The new practice, which opens on Thursday, ...

Bright Side Dental Partners With Gilda's Club for May Fundraiser
ROYAL OAK, MI, May 01, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Bright Side Dental, a general and cosmetic dentistry practice in the greater Detroit area, is holding their annual fundraiser to benefit Gilda's Club Metro Detroit. Bright Side Dental plans to ...

School of Dentistry Invents Dental Fillings That Kill Bacteria and Re ...
School of Dentistry Invents Dental Fillings That Kill Bacteria and Re ...

American Dental Association Comment on the New York Times Story, 'ER Doctors ...
American Dental Association Comment on the New York Times Story, 'ER Doctors ...

Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation awards local programs grant funds for ... - The Bridgeton News
Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation awards local programs grant funds for ...

Dr. Richard T. Koritzer Sr., dentist
By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun Dr. Richard T. Koritzer Sr., who practiced dentistry in Glen Burnie for 50 years and whose thirst for knowledge resulted in his earning a master's degree when he was 84, died Thursday from blood clots at ...

Dental claims firm to add 120 Iron Range jobs
DeCare Dental, with 158 employees in Gilbert currently, is one of the nation's largest dental benefit management companies. The Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board will hold a special meeting Friday to approve a new $2 million investment in ...

Medicare breaches become quagmire
Medicare breaches become quagmire SECOND THOUGHTS By Mark Metherell Official demands on 65 dentists to repay $21 million for Medicare breaches have turned into a bureaucratic quagmire, with the federal government revealing it has received contradictory ...

How To Increase Conversions On Dental Websites: IDA's Dental Marketing Portals ...
How To Increase Conversions On Dental Websites: IDA's Dental Marketing Portals ...

Coast Dental to open first California practice in Napa
The first Coast Dental practice in California opens May 14 in Napa at 2016 Jefferson St., where Randall Kline, DDS, will provide comprehensive family dentistry services to adults and children starting at age 7. The practice accepts more than 200 dental ...

Indianapolis Dentist Recognized as Invisalign® Premier Provider
Dr. Gary Llewellyn at Indy Smiles Dentistry, has earned the status of Invisalign premier preferred provider. It is for dental professionals who have achieved an high level of invisalign experience. Dr. Llewellyn Premier Provider at Indy Smiles ...

Bob Smith dies at 78; inventor of fog-resistant ski goggles
An orthodontist and ski enthusiast, Smith used dental tools to create the first product of what became Smith Optics. He quit his dental practice. By Valerie J. Nelson, Los Angeles Times At his kitchen table, orthodontist Bob Smith tried to solve a ...

State Department Considers Global Impact of Toxic Dental Mercury on Health and ...
State Department Considers Global Impact of Toxic Dental Mercury on Health and ...

Dearborn Dentist Offers Faster Website Loading Times for Smart Phone and ...
Dearborn Dentist Offers Faster Website Loading Times for Smart Phone and ...

New Digital X-Ray Machine Now Available at Fairfield, CT Cosmetic Dentistry ...
New Digital X-Ray Machine Now Available at Fairfield, CT Cosmetic Dentistry ...

Montreal Dentist Receives Fellowship From the Academy of General Dentistry
Dr. John Petruccelli, dentist in Montreal, is proud to accept this prestigious honor less than 2% of dentists receive. MONTREAL, QC, May 02, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- By maintaining the highest level of continuing education standards, ...

Cosmetic Dentists in Chicago Debunk Common Myths About Dental Pain
CHICAGO, IL, May 02, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- With the latest statistics from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) reporting that only 60% of all adults in America have been to the dentist in the past year, ...

Global Dental Voluntourism Program Expands into Africa
Professional and non-professional volunteers staff dental clinics to service impoverished children. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 02, 2012 Global Dental Relief (GDR), a non-profit organization that provides free dental care and oral hygiene education to ...

Studio Dental - Taking a bold approach
It's tough enough to open a new business, particularly when it's a dental office in Oro Valley, a town already fairly saturated with such practices. But that's exactly what Athena Storey did in 2010 when she opened Studio Dental, and she did it with no ...

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Launches New Site for Parents and ...
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Launches New Site for Parents and ...

Local Philadelphia Dental Center Reaches Out to Patients Through Online Web ...
Local Philadelphia Dental Center Reaches Out to Patients Through Online Web ...

Dux Dental fights breast cancer with campaign
DUX Dental will kick-off its fourth-annual “Bib-Eze™ for Boob-Eze” campaign to benefit the fight against breast cancer at the California Dental Association (CDA) convention in Anaheim, Calif. During this year's Bib-Eze for Boob-Eze program, ...

Atlanta Family Dentist Makes Access to Practice Information Easier for ...
Atlanta Family Dentist Makes Access to Practice Information Easier for ...

Ajax Dentist Creates Social Network for Increased Interaction
Dr. Zina Shoaib, dentist in Ajax, invites patients to join her social media channels to interact with other patients, as well as Ajax Dental Centre members. AJAX, ON, May 02, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Zina Shoaib, an experienced Ajax dentist, ...

American Academy of Implant Dentistry Sues Texas Dental Board
CHICAGO, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) has filed a lawsuit in US District Court in Austin seeking to invalidate a Texas regulation that severely restricts dentists from advertising their bona ...

Bridge Clinic in Wausau awarded multi-million dollar grant for dental unit
Bridge Community Health Clinic Executive Director Laura Scudiere says the $3.388 million capital grant will go towards construction of an expanded dental unit at their Wausau clinic, according to a press release. This funding was allocated through the ...

New Video Celebrates Graduate Success Rate on National Dental Assisting Exam
CDI College has produced a brand new video that celebrates the continued success rate of graduates from the Dental Assisting program at the college's campuses in Burnaby and Surrey, BC. Incorporating time lapse footage, the video focuses on an artist ...

Dental Clinic Coming to Lebanon
Local residents who are uninsured or are Medicaid recipients will soon be able to get dental care in Lebanon. The US Department of Health & Human Services this week approved a three-year, $1.68 million grant for Welsh Mountain Health Centers to open a ...

Pennsylvania Dental Association Installs New President
HERSHEY, Pa., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) on April 28 installed Dr. Bernie Dishler of Elkins Park (Montgomery County) as its new president at its 144th Annual Session. Dr. Dishler replaces Dr. Dennis ...

Energy/sports drinks eat away at teeth
High acidity levels in the drinks erode tooth enamel, the glossy outer layer of teeth, the researchers contend in the May/June issue of the journal General Dentistry. "Young adults consume these drinks assuming that they will improve their sports ...

Nanotech Dental Filling Kills Bacteria, Strengthens Teeth
The researchers reported on the prepping fluid in the Journal of Dental Research in April. The University of Maryland's tech transfer office now has patents pending for the new materials and is open to licensing. If a company takes up the offer ...

Fall River dentist, Durfee grad David Steinhof to run for Congress
David Steinhof, a Fall River dentist, announced Wednesday that he will run for the 4th Congressional District in Massachusetts. A Republican, he will face Sean Bielat and Elizabeth Childs in the primary. By Will Richmond The 4th Congressional District ...

Dental clinic coming to Lebanon
By CHRIS SHOLLY Local residents who are uninsured or are Medicaid recipients will soon be able to get dental care in Lebanon. The US Department of Health & Human Services this week approved a three-year, $1.68 million grant for Welsh Mountain Health ...

Dentalcompare Releases Comprehensive Report on Dental Handpiece Usage Within ...
Dentalcompare Releases Comprehensive Report on Dental Handpiece Usage Within ...

Fresh Dental Marketing Ideas: New IDA Websites Use Smiles To Get More Patients
New dental marketing websites from Internet Dental Alliance include a variety of features designed to get more patients by converting site visits into appointments. Just check a few boxes and edit some text -- and you've got a customized hands-free ...

Color them satisfied; Pediatric dentist shuns TV, video games in favor of ...
Color them satisfied; Pediatric dentist shuns TV, video games in favor of ...