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DentalSpots.com Sponsors Video Resume Contest for Dental Job Seekers
To help dental job applicants make their strongest presentation to potential dental employers, DentalSpots.com is sponsoring a contest for those who upload the best video resume to the site's dental job search portal. Prizes of $300, $200 and $100 will ...

Atlanta Cosmetic Dentist Encourages Patients To Leave Reviews
ATLANTA, GA, July 01, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- To further expand his practice, and offer patients an inside look into what previous patients think about their dental care, Dr. Donald Rozema, Atlanta cosmetic dentist, encourages his patients to leave ...

Duluth Dentist Maintains Continuing Education For Dental Implants
DULUTH, GA, July 01, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- To further provide her patients with the best dental implants available, Dr. Tatiana Shifrin, Duluth dentist, is happy to have completed over 200 hours of continuing education in the last two years for ...

Problems exist between dentists, Medicaid
At Hopewell Dental Care in Heath, the practice is geared toward more privately insured and privately paid clients, Dr. Lance Senn said. "The Medicaid practice is more of a specialty practice," Senn said. "It requires specific knowledge of how the ...

Dental care for uninsured comes to Polk Co.
The county board recently agreed to provide space for Northern Dental Access Center, a Bemidji-based public health dental clinic that is supported by grants and community partnerships. The non-profit set up shop in the Polk County Public Health ...

New IDA Dental Marketing Plans Focus Websites On Clinical Skills
From IDA's online Control Panel, the doctor then selects the site's focus from more than 20 markets, such as general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, braces, sleep apnea, orthodontics, root canal treatment, etc. Dentists with more online ...

WeCare Dental Announces New Coon Rapids Location
COON RAPIDS, Minn., Jul 1, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- WeCare Dental announced that the practice will be opening a new dental location in Coon Rapids, MN called WeCare Dental Northdale. This will be the third location for the WeCare Dental ...

$2540 for 2 fillings? Poor hit by high costs at dental chain
“You've got people who are not dentists, that are in management … they are breathing down the doctor's back,” said Jenny Hayes, who worked as an office manager for Aspen Dental in the Chicago-area last year. “There are goals and if you are not hitting ...

Los Angeles Dentist Discusses Survey that Finds People Who Smoke Have ...
Los Angeles Dentist Discusses Survey that Finds People Who Smoke Have ...

Montreal Dentist Educates the Community Using Interactive Website by ...
Montreal Dentist Educates the Community Using Interactive Website by ...

Dental Implants Dentist, Dr. Michael C. Duncker of Downey, CA, Now Accepting ...
Dental Implants Dentist, Dr. Michael C. Duncker of Downey, CA, Now Accepting ...

Permalla Dental Care, in Petaluma, CA, Awarded LEED® Green Building ...
Permalla Dental Care, in Petaluma, CA, Awarded LEED® Green Building ...

Finding a Dentist Gets Easier and Faster
ChooseYourDentist.com, the new dental search website, continues to build its usability and functionality, making it easier than ever for dental patients to find dentists, learn about them, and request a call or appointment. Microsites and video ...

New law requires dentists to carry malpractice insurance [Reading Eagle, Pa.]
July 02 --About 18 months after a series in the Reading Eagle exposed the fact that dentists in Pennsylvania are not required to carry malpractice insurance, Gov. Tom Corbett on June 22 signed a law to change that. The law, which takes effect 60 days ...

New IDA Dental Marketing Plans Automatically Include SEO For All Websites
New marketing plans from Internet Dental Alliance, Inc. (IDA) take a different approach -- dynamic SEO is included with every dentist website to attract more new dental patients. In a worst case scenario, this can mean that the dental practice website ...

Interleukin Genetics Completes $3000000 Private Placement with Its Strategic ...
Interleukin Genetics Completes $3000000 Private Placement with Its Strategic ...

Framingham Dentist, Dr. Ali Maddahi, Now Offers all Patients Advanced ...
Framingham Dentist, Dr. Ali Maddahi, Now Offers all Patients Advanced ...

Cranford dentist receives 2012 Fellowship Award from Academy of General ...
Cranford dentist receives 2012 Fellowship Award from Academy of General ...

Independence Day Special! Visit Dr. Kanani's Dental Spa for Oral Exam and X ...
Independence Day Special! Visit Dr. Kanani's Dental Spa for Oral Exam and X ...

Dental hygiene celebrates its 100th anniversary
The 100th anniversary of the dental hygiene profession will be celebrated next year. Maria Perno Goldie, RDH, MS, says that the American Dental Hygienists' Association is preparing a series of special events to mark the occasion during the association ...

Sen. Grassley Investigating Abuse at Corporate Dental Chains
Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) says that his investigators have found evidence of abuses by corporate dental chains treating children on Medicaid. Last week, a joint investigation by the Center for Public Integrity and FRONTLINE revealed that one of those ...

Anthony Ciurczak, self-employed dentist, passes away at age 65
Anthony Ciurczak, D.M.D, age 65, of Liberty Twp., Great Meadows, died Friday, June 29, 2012 at Cape May Regional Medical Center, Cape May. He was born November 16, 1946 in Elizabeth. He is the son of Joanna (Penczak) Ciurczak and the late Anthony ...

UCLA School of Dentistry gets $5M from NIH to train future leaders in oral ...
UCLA School of Dentistry gets $5M from NIH to train future leaders in oral ...

Dentist Allan Ringard's practice turns 25
Currently located at 895 Trancas St., Ringard's dentistry office started in 1987 on Valle Verde Drive, when he took over for the retiring Gene Lysinger. In 1998, the office moved to its current location and began adding state-of-the art technology and ...

Youth Baseball: Advanced Dentistry tops in ASLL Babe Ruth
After neither team scored in the first inning, Advanced Dentistry came out swinging in the bottom on the second, scoring nine runs on eight hits and four walks. Drew Lashua delivered a two-run single with the bases loaded to get things going and then ...

Refresh Dental finalizes plans to move offices
Refresh Dental, the dentistry services company with a swath of offices in the Mahoning Valley and across Ohio, has finalized plans to move its corporate offices from Canfield to New Castle, Pa. In all, the company employs around 400 people at its 32 ...

Brace yourself . . . this could hurt your wallet
A radical rethink of the way dental health is designed and delivered is now needed IN CONTRAST to your family dentist, Government cutbacks don t drill down with precision into problem areas. They re more swingeing than that. In the good old days of ...

Evanston Dentist Uses Interactive Website as an Educational Tool to Help ...
Evanston Dentist Uses Interactive Website as an Educational Tool to Help ...

Southwest Portland Dentist Publishes New Interactive Website With Hopes to ...
Southwest Portland Dentist Publishes New Interactive Website With Hopes to ...

Pacific Palisades Dentist Aims to Educate the Community Through His ...
Pacific Palisades Dentist Aims to Educate the Community Through His ...

AM Best Upgrades Ratings of Dental Care Plus, Inc.
Offsetting these positive rating factors is the highly competitive business environment in which DCP operates, where both local and national multiline insurers vie for the profitable dental business. As a dental insurance carrier and vision service ...

With $3M Investment from Dental Insurer, Interleukin Explores New MDx ...
With $3M Investment from Dental Insurer, Interleukin Explores New MDx ...

Los Angeles Dentist at Rayhan and Marvizi Cosmetic Dentistry Shares Ancient ...
Los Angeles Dentist at Rayhan and Marvizi Cosmetic Dentistry Shares Ancient ...

PMIC Announces Release of New CDT 2013 Dental Procedure Coding System
The new codes, mandated by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), are designed to improve reporting of dental procedures and services, improve payment processing, and reduce audit liability for dental professionals. Dentists ...

National Commercial Auctioneers to Conduct Public Real Estate Auction of ...
National Commercial Auctioneers to Conduct Public Real Estate Auction of ...

Aspen Dental Opens New Practice In Florence, Kentucky
SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Aspen Dental is proud to announce that Dr. Martin Kireru will be the lead dentist at a new Aspen Dental office that opens in Florence, KY on Thursday, July 12. Located in the Village at the Mall ...

Lead Tracking Included With New IDA Dental Marketing Websites
Doctors can see every lead that is generated from their IDA Dental Directory listings, and every email and phone call appointment request originating from their dental practice Portals, or dental websites. Based on organic geo-targeted local search ...

Keep the Smile Bright by Preventing Dental Injuries
Dr. Vidhya Sampath is the Lead Dentist at Bright Now! Dental in Parker, Colorado. Her approach is to build trusting and long-lasting relationships with her patients by understanding the patients' needs, in order to provide comprehensive dental care ...

CM Dental Chiang Mai Clinic, Thailand offers complete dental services with ...
CM Dental Chiang Mai Clinic, Thailand offers complete dental services with ...

More kids, black and white, seeing the dentist
African-American kids are now as likely as their white peers to visit the dentist - erasing a once-large racial divide, a new study finds. That's good news, researchers say. But they also stress that a key gap remains: black children are still more ...

Smile Brands Brings Dental Services To Thailand; Leaves Villages with Healthy ...
Smile Brands Brings Dental Services To Thailand; Leaves Villages with Healthy ...

Findmydentist.com Dentist Directory Helps Brings Your Dental Practice New ...
Findmydentist.com Dentist Directory Helps Brings Your Dental Practice New ...

Kool Smiles Killeen Named "Best in Central Texas" by The Killeen Daily Herald ...
Kool Smiles Killeen Named "Best in Central Texas" by The Killeen Daily Herald ...

Front Desk Dental Marketing: New IDA Bonus Training Converts Website Leads
IDA's dental marketing plans include new bonus videos that train the front desk team in how to convert phone calls from website leads into new patient appointments. Topics covered by the three videos in this strategy series include how to create the ...

Dental Implant Specialists in Los Angeles Says: References are Key to Finding ...
Dental Implant Specialists in Los Angeles Says: References are Key to Finding ...

Coalition honors woman for dental care advocacy
Wednesday July 4, 2012 DAWSON RASPUZZI Staff Writer BENNINGTON -- A local woman was recognized last week for her efforts to increase dental coverage for pregnant and postpartum women. When Kiah Morris was pregnant two years ago, she was in ...

Access to dental care for our children is a moral imperative
As a former principal in Prince George's County schools more than 40 years ago, I can still vividly remember when a student arrived for classes in such tremendous pain from an infected tooth she was unable to sit in the classroom, much less participate ...

YCCC dental graduation
WELLS — On Saturday, June 16, 2012, York County Community College — Community Education and Career Training Center graduated eight students from its Expanded Function Dental Assistant program. Graduation was held at Eastern Maine Community ...

New IDA Websites Make Mobile Dental Marketing Easy For Large & Small ...
New IDA Websites Make Mobile Dental Marketing Easy For Large & Small ...

Lumina HealthCare™ Offering On-Site Dentistry for Home-bound California ...
Lumina HealthCare™ Offering On-Site Dentistry for Home-bound California ...