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Loan program targets state's dentistry students - Daily Mail
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - In 2011, 48 students graduated from West Virginia University's School of Dentistry, the only dentistry school in the state. Only six decided to practice in West Virginia, according to school records. It's the culmination of a trend ...

Meet your merchant | Two Rivers Dental Center
Two of the greatest fears the average patient has when coming to the dentist are the cost and the unknown outcome of the appointment. The first visit with our doctor consists of a comprehensive set of X-rays and a full exam. Dr. Urnise takes a full ...

Dr. Stephen Kest: Southbury Dentist Volunteers in Israel
SOUTHBURY — Dr. Stephen Kest of The Smile Spot, 250 Main St. South, and his family spent a week this summer in Jerusalem volunteering at the Trudi Birger Dental Clinic through Dental Volunteers for Israel. DVI provides free dental care and oral health ...

Gentle care with Dr. Rahimi
Offering a full array of dental services, Dr. Ike Rahimi is a friendly, easy-going dentist who says he's best at listening to his patients, finding out what they need or want, and then giving it to them. He says it could be someone newly divorced who ...

David Lopes, DDS
DAVID LOPES, D.D.S., center and his staff of dental hygienists and dental assistants gather for a group photo. Dr. Lopes, whose practice is called Smile Designs, offers laser dentistry. This is the latest technology for “gentle, effective and ...

Dentists relieved child benefits cuts cancelled
The Dental Association of P.E.I. was pleased to hear this weekend the province has cancelled a number of planned cuts to dental assistance for families. What do you think of the government backing down on cuts to dental coverage for children? Amongst ...

Dentist creates musical drill
A dentist in Indonesia has created a musical drill to help ease fears of the dreaded tool. Dhanni Gustiana, a dental surgeon from Purworejo in Central Java, has modified a conventional dental drill by changing the buzzing sound to the music from a MP3 ...

WV offers incentive for dental grads to stay
A new grant program is designed to help dental school graduates pay off student loans if they commit to practicing in an area where there is a shortage of dentists. The Dental Workforce Loan Reimbursement program offers up to $50,000 for a two-year ...

Beverly Hills Dentist, Dr. Sands, Provides Comprehensive Cosmetic Treatments
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ -- Many individuals realize that their smile is no longer as straight or vibrant as they would like it to be. These individuals will require cosmetic and restorative treatments in order to begin ...

Suggestions to Keep You Smiling in National Dental Hygiene Month and Year ...
Suggestions to Keep You Smiling in National Dental Hygiene Month and Year ...

Barrington Family Dentistry celebrates 10 years
Dr. Sefranek is trained in most aspects of dentistry including children's dentistry, orthodontics, toothaches, oral surgery, cosmetic dentistry, gum disease and joint pain. He was also previously a research faculty member at the NYU Dental School and ...

Henry Schein Buys Canadian Co. Stake - Analyst Blog
Health care products and services provider Henry Schein, Inc. ( HSIC ) has recently bought a majority stake in a Canada-based privately-held dental software company, The Exan Group. This latest buy coincides with the company's plan to expand via ...

Darby Dental Supply expands offerings
JERICHO, New York--Darby Dental Supply, a all-telesales national distributor of dental merchandise and equipment, has enhanced product offerings with several new distribution agreements. Distribution agreements with Suni Medical Imaging, Ritter Dental, ...

National oral health campaign secures support from CSPI Director of Nutrition ...
National oral health campaign secures support from CSPI Director of Nutrition ...

W.Va. offers incentive for dental grads to stay
A new grant program is designed to help dental school graduates pay off student loans if they commit to practicing in an area where there is a shortage of dentists. The Dental Workforce Loan Reimbursement program offers up to $50,000 for a two-year ...

Bleach Your Teeth, Donate to Fight Breast Cancer
Dr. Lail explained that dental patients can get their teeth bleached with a $199 donation to the foundation. There is an additional $20 fee for the bleaching kit. Participating dentists provide their services on a volunteer basis and receive no ...

Speaking the language of social media
It's what we've talked about in dentistry for years — it's relationship marketing. It's people telling a lot more people about businesses, services, and products. Specifically, it's word-of-mouth marketing ... on steroids! But along with these new ...

These hero dentists make house calls for the homebound
We've heard time and time again about how important it is to get regular dental checkups, - but if you're homebound, that can be difficult and expensive. That's why this week's Hometown Hero created Dental Care In Your Home. Cathy Elliott has been a ...

Darby Dental Supply Expands Offerings with New Products, New Brands
Jericho, NY (September 28, 2012) – Darby Dental Supply, LLC, the largest all-telesales national distributor of dental merchandise and equipment, has recently enhanced its product offerings with several new distribution agreements. Newly-inked ...

New Officers Appointed To (AAP) Board Of Trustees
In addition to her private periodontal practice in Independence, Missouri, Dr. Newhouse is also a clinical assistant professor at the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Dentistry. Dr. Newhouse received her dental degree from University of ...

Holistic dentists take broad view; 'Pale Girl Speaks' details skin cancer battle
Check. Twice-yearly cleanings? Check and check. You may think you've got good oral health in the bag, but an article in Whole Living may make you think again. The magazine takes a look at holistic dentists, practitioners who view the mouth as “a ...

Wilson Martino Dental Kicks Off Annual Coat Drive
Wilson Martino Dental in Fairmont has kicked off its ninth annual coat drive. Wilson Martino Dental has collected more than 4,000 coats over the years. This year, it will collect new or gently used coats through the month of October and into early ...

On A Shoestring: Free Dental Exams for Kids At Riverhead Schools
To that end, in honor of October being "National Dental Hygiene Month," officials at the Riverhead Central School District announced Monday that pediatric residents and dental hygenists from Stony Brook University will present informational sessions on ...

60% dental students flunk final exams in Tamil Nadu
The Dental Council of India has also told the university that it can increase the pass percentage to improve quality. "We had to do this to build better dentists. A dentist has to be equally good in practical and oral. He can't say I failed in oral or ...

Peres Elementary Dental Clinic reopens with major changes
The Peres Elementary Dental Clinic has come a long way from its modest start as a janitorial closet with a dentist chair. Twelve years, $500,000 and 412 square feet later, a new dual dentist chair clinic has emerged. Following a major reconstruction ...

OC Pioneers Who Were Klan Members: Harvy A. Stryker, Famous Dentist
In the world of dentistry during the 1920s, Harvey A. Stryker of SanTana was a bit of a superstar. His articles on the science of orthodontics appeared in the International Journal of Orthodontia, Oral Surgery and Radiography, The Journal of the ...

Murphy Dental Group Partners With Hearst Media Services to Distribute News ...
Murphy Dental Group Partners With Hearst Media Services to Distribute News ...

Rock Doc: Dentist remains a player on stage
Back in mid-90s, John Whittemore was faced with a tough decision about his professional future. A third-year student at University of Tennessee's College of Dentistry, Whittemore was also one of Memphis' hottest young guitarists. He'd been nominated ...

Providing Dentists In Rural Regions
Ensuring residents of rural areas have access to health care is an enormous challenge in our state. A new program at West Virginia University may help. Studies involving the well-being of children often rank West Virginia well down the list of states ...

Beverly Hills Dental Implants Specialist, Dr. Sam Markzar, is Now Improving ...
Beverly Hills Dental Implants Specialist, Dr. Sam Markzar, is Now Improving ...

Northridge Dental Group Now Offers Affordable Dental Implants to Patients with ...
Northridge Dental Group Now Offers Affordable Dental Implants to Patients with ...

Gummy Smile Specialist, Dr. Parsa Zadeh, Now Offers His Innovative Treatment ...
Gummy Smile Specialist, Dr. Parsa Zadeh, Now Offers His Innovative Treatment ...

Benefit Specialists Urges Parents to Evaluate Children's Vision and Dental Health
Receiving a physical exam is an obvious choice, but vision and dental health also need to be evaluated. However, these exams typically cost money. So even before making appointments to get children's health checked, parents might want to make sure that ...

Copperview Dental Care
We are a full service Dental Office that caters to the needs of each individual that comes to our office. We provide gentle, caring and professional work in a fun atmosphere. We practice all areas of the dental field from cleaning, dentures, fillings ...

Former President of Delta Dental of Ohio and Kansas Appointed President of ...
Former President of Delta Dental of Ohio and Kansas Appointed President of ...

Americans Are Visiting the Doctor Less Frequently, Census Bureau Reports
In 2010, working-age adults made an average of 3.9 visits to doctors, nurses or other medical providers, down from 4.8 in 2001, according to a report released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. Among those with at least one such visit, the average number ...

$1bn dental scheme closure bites hard
PENSIONERS and the disabled have been told they face a wait of up to 20 years for public dental treatment when the Gillard Government shuts a $1 billion a year Medicare Chronic Disease Dental Scheme next month. Disability pensioner Karen Kerslake ...

SIU School of Dental Medicine offers free dental care to children
Thanks to the SIU School of Dental Medicine and two tooth fairies, children are able to receive dental care absolutely free annually. The dental school is hosting Give Kids a Smile Day from 7:30 a.m. until noon on Monday, Oct. 8. The event will occur ...

Harcum College Offers Fall Courses for Dental Professionals
Bryn Mawr, PA – September 19, 2012 – This fall, Harcum College's Office of Continuing Studies is offering both credit and noncredit courses for dental professionals. All courses are held on Harcum's Bryn Mawr, PA campus and are conveniently scheduled ...

The Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice Focuses on Periodontal and ...
The Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice Focuses on Periodontal and ...

New officers appointed to AAP Board of Trustees
In addition to her private periodontal practice in Independence, Dr. Newhouse is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. Dr. Newhouse received her dental degree from University of Missouri-Kansas ...

New dental practice case acceptance audio CD helps dentists
MORRISVILLE, Pennsylvania--Dental practices could increase their production and revenues if more patients accept proposed treatment. Visionary Management has developed an audio CD program that shows a dentist and staff how to get more patients to ...

The Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice focuses on periodontal and ...
The Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice focuses on periodontal and ...

Loan Program Targets State's Dentistry Students
(Source: Dave Boucher Charleston Daily Mail, W.Va. (MCT) — In 2011, 48 students graduated from West Virginia University's School of Dentistry, the only dentistry school in the state. Only six decided to practice in West Virginia, according to school ...

The American Dental Hygienists' Association and Wrigley Emphasize the Ease ...
The American Dental Hygienists' Association and Wrigley Emphasize the Ease ...

Jensen Dental CAD/CAM System and Lava Ultimate Restorative Named to 2012 ...
Jensen Dental CAD/CAM System and Lava Ultimate Restorative Named to 2012 ...

In Honor of National Dental Hygiene Month Philadelphia McDonald's ...
In Honor of National Dental Hygiene Month Philadelphia McDonald's ...

Professor to Launch Dental Clinic in Turkey to Treat Syrian Refugees
After seeing the tremendous need in Turkish refugee camps, UB's Othman Shibly is working to establish dental clinics for Syrians who have been displaced by the rebel uprising. Download JPEG · [ photograph ]. Shibly plans to travel back to the Turkish ...

States Drastically Cut Dental Care For Adults On Medicaid
WASHINGTON -- Facing tough fiscal times, states across the country are cutting a vitally important, but often overlooked, area of medical insurance for their low-income residents: dental care. The cuts have left many poor people with few options to pay ...

Are High-Volume Dental Chains Exploiting Kids on Medicaid?
Heath collaborated with Jill Rosenbaum of PBS FRONTLINE on “Dollars and Dentists.” They found a high-volume business model that scored dentists on production and offered bonuses based on the revenue they brought in. Heath and Rosenbaum reported ...