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Mount Vernon Dentist Offers Information About Dental Health During Pregnancy
As a professional general and cosmetic Mount Vernon dentist, Janette Carroll General and Cosmetic Dentistry is pleased to provide invaluable information about the importance of dental health during pregnancy. A woman's body goes through many changes ...

Ohio clinic tackles Appalachian dental needs
Some adult patients at the Southeastern Ohio Dental Clinic in Marietta never saw a dentist as children, some children as young as 5 have had all their baby teeth pulled and some patients in their 20s need dentures. The Columbus Dispatch reports ...

Dental therapist will treat underinsured in Wadena
That's because the idea of a “dental therapist” is completely new, Allred added. Unlike anything else in the U.S., the program was developed at the University of Minnesota's School of Dentistry with a simple objective: provide dental care to the people ...

Clinic tackles Appalachian dental needs
Patient Olivia Stacey, 3, received a checkup from dental technician Adessa Jackson, right, Dec. 12 at the Southeastern Ohio Dental Clinic in Marietta. The clinic is one of very few facilities in the area that offers aid to Medicaid patients. / AP/The ...

clinic tackles Appalachian dental needs
Dental care is the top unmet health need in Ohio. The problems are amplified in Appalachia, where children have an almost 60 percent higher rate of tooth decay and about half of working-age adults don't have dental insurance. There are many problems ...

Reality bites: Declining state dental benefits create issues of access, cost
The state ended its basic dental coverage for Medicaid-eligible adults in January 2011; residents 20 and younger are still covered. Because of this, Brown says she goes to the emergency room when she is in the worst pain, only to be occasionally given ...

Lancaster dentist repairs Nick Casal's dental injuries suffered in beating
Dr. Anastasia DePounti, of Gentle Dentistry of Lancaster, recently repaired several dental injuries the boxer received after suffering a brutal beating. The case, involving Town of Niagara resident Michael Vicki, who was charged in the assault by ...

Marysville Dentist Quil Ceda Family Dental Announces A New Website In The ...
Marysville Dentist Quil Ceda Family Dental Announces A New Website In The ...

New Dental Marketing Packages From IDA are Field-Tested By Practicing Dentists
These days, plenty of web marketing companies claim to build websites for dentists. But there's a big difference between those websites and the new dental marketing packages developed by Internet Dental Alliance, Inc. (IDA). The IDA New Patient ...

Is Improved Dental Health Your New Year's Resolution?
With the arrival of a New Year comes the time for many people to look in the mirror and decide what they want to change about their lives. For the majority of people, this will be related to losing weight or getting fitter, giving up smoking, or even ...

More Children Undergoing Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures
Dr. Warren A. Brill, President of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, is quick to point out that these cosmetic procedures are best avoided until a child's permanent teeth have erupted and settled in the mouth—unless there is a serious ...

Dentist Treats Lion's Painful Tooth At Werribee Zoo
It would be the stuff of nightmares for many people having to treat a 161kg lion's painful tooth, but that's exactly what Dr David Clarke did at Werribee Zoo in Australia. The oral surgeon and his team of helpers carried out vital treatment on the lion ...

Woman Accidentally Swallows Dentist's Drill
People can have a fear of the dentist for a range of reasons, including a fear of the dentist's drill due to the sound it makes and its usage in complex cases, but few people would have contemplated a fear of actually swallowing a dental drill. For a ...

News anchor shares experience about link between multiple sclerosis and ...
News anchor shares experience about link between multiple sclerosis and ...

Donations needed to keep free dental exams for kids
Donations needed to keep free dental exams for kids. The Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation needs to raise about $30,000 by Jan. 11. The dental services they provide to about 1,400 kids ages 3 and up include an oral exam, full set of x-rays, ...

Declining state dental benefits create issues of access, cost
The state ended its basic dental coverage for Medicaid-eligible adults in January 2011; residents 20 and younger are still covered. Because of this, Brown says she goes to the emergency room when she is in the worst pain, only to be occasionally given ...

Former President of WellPoint Dental Elected to National Practice Solutions Board
2, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ -- National Practice Solutions, which provides dental practice management to dental practitioners, announced that senior insurance executive Derek Bridges from WellPoint has been elected to its Board of Directors. Bridges brings ...

Minnesota Dental Association Sponsors Unique Charitable Dentistry Event Free ...
Minnesota Dental Association Sponsors Unique Charitable Dentistry Event Free ...

Dentist personalized experience for each patient
At his retirement three years ago, Dr. Jack Rickard’s wife presented him with a scrapbook containing thank-you notes from generations of dental patients. “I was utterly amazed at the outpouring of love for him from his patients when he ...

Mountainside dentist offering free preventative dental care for children on Feb. 1
Local dentist, Dr Robert Wortzel, will provide a day of free preventive and emergency dental care for children ages 12 and under, as part of National Children's Dental Health Month. The one-day program, called Give Kids A Smile. (GKAS), will take place ...

Sparta Dental Designs completed its 16th year of Dental Day for Hospice
Sparta Dental Designs teams up for Dental Day for Hospice. Pictured (L to R), staff members Elaine Raffino and Kate Baksa, standing with Dr. Edward Tirpack and Dr. Seth Perlmutter. Newton — Dr. Edward Tirpack, DMD, MAGD and Dr. Seth Perlmutter, DMD ...

New IDA Dental Marketing Websites Help Dentists Publicize Their Practice's ...
New IDA Dental Marketing Websites Help Dentists Publicize Their Practice's ...

UT Brings Dentists To Houston Schools
Kindergartener Damian Jasso gets ready for his free dental screening in UT's mobile dental clinic, operated by students at the School of Dentistry. January 2, 2013. by: Carrie Feibel. What chronic childhood disease is five times more common than asthma ...

Partners in dentistry
“There wasn't a place that was providing quality dentistry for low-income patients” before the founding of the Jerusalem center, explained Frey, who said he has collected nearly $10,000 for the clinic. After completing dental school in San Francisco ...

Horizon Dental Care opens office in Cherry Ridge
Dr. John Evanish, III, dentist and owner of Horizon Dental Care, announces the opening of a new office in Cherry Ridge. The recent purchase of Cherry Ridge Dental Center from Dr. James Sirotnak, allows the Horizon Dental Care team to expand their ...

Green Day cancels its Colorado show at the 1stBank Center
Green Day at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre in August 2010. Photos by Joe McCabe, heyreverb.com. 2 of 40. Green Day at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre in August 2010. Photos by Joe McCabe, heyreverb.com. 3 of 40. Green Day at Comfort Dental ...

Why dental hygienists require special exercise
Yet, because dental hygienists are predisposed to unique muscle imbalances, all exercise is not necessarily good exercise for dental hygienists. In fact, certain generic exercises, Pilates routines and gym equipment can actually throw hygienists into ...

Academy of General Dentistry responds to JADA review of midlevel providers
“Nearly 40% of the studies were conducted before the 1980s, before today's fluoride exposure and other preventive measures,” says Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) President Jeffrey M. Cole, DDS, MBA, FAGD. “Despite the best efforts to identify ...

Clearwater hopes to find spot for free dental clinic
CLEARWATER — A nonprofit group wants to open a free dental clinic to serve the working poor in the Clearwater area. But first it needs a location. The group, called the Community Dental Clinic, says it never got anywhere during talks with Pinellas ...

Study questions value of mid-level dental providers
A new review of studies looking how mid-level providers such as dental therapists impact oral health finds that they do increase the number of fillings and extractions performed in a population, but that they do not change the overall rate of dental ...

Dental clinic offers affordable relief for Medicaid users, uninsured
IDEA stands for Inland Dental Expanded Access Clinic, a clinic for uninsured or underinsured patients staffed by volunteer dentists, and it opens this month. Wesley has been there since November, and the clinic is so new it still smells more like paint ...

Minnesota Dental Association Sponsors Unique Charitable Dentistry Event Free ...
Minnesota Dental Association Sponsors Unique Charitable Dentistry Event Free ...

Visiting The Hygienist Can Reduce Premature Birth Risk By A Third
New research has suggested that visiting a dental hygienist can reduce the risk of premature birth by up to a third. Previous studies have revealed a link between poor oral health and premature birth risk; however, the link between the two has been ...

Rhos-On-Sea Dentists Heading For Sudan
A team of dentists from Rhos-on-Sea, near Conwy, are preparing for a mission to Sudan. Ken Foxall and his wife, Alison, will be leading a team for a month-long visit to Nzara in South Sudan. The team will spend a month carrying out basic dental ...

Dr. Graham offers free dentistry, 5th Annual Unto the Lord Day
SPRING, TX (January 2, 2013) – The line began forming in the early hours as more than 130 patients eagerly awaited their turn for complimentary dentistry at the 5th Annual “Unto the Lord Day”, held on Friday, December 14 from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the ...

Dental Therapists Not Answer to State's Problems
The New Mexico Dental Association has been advocating on oral health issues for over 100 years. Our diverse membership, over 750 doctors strong, deals daily with the issues of economics, education and access related to dental care in all corners of the ...

MBE for dentist
Dr Colette Bridgman, a consultant in Dental Public Health in Manchester, has been honoured with an MBE in the New Years' Honours List. The only dentist to appear in this year's list, she received the honour in recognition of her services to dentistry ...

Dental art: Happy New Year
Happy New Year: Dental art is anything that depicts teeth or dentistry in an interesting or artistic way. If you have any suggestions for future Dental Art pieces please send them to me or give me a link. Thanks. All the Dental Art images can be found ...

States Consider Licensing Dental Therapists To Fill Cavities -- And Care Gap
Although Minnesota is currently the only state to license dental therapists, a number of others, including California, Kansas, Maine and New Hampshire, are considering such midlevel providers (Healy, 1/2). The Associated Press: Sanford To Hire 2 Native ...

The ADA's recent report on the efficacy of dental therapists to be interpreted ...
The ADA's recent report on the efficacy of dental therapists to be interpreted ...

Byrum Family Dentistry holds screening exams for the community
Byrum Family Dentistry is offering free oral cancer screenings throughout 2013 to all patients who schedule dental cleanings. According to Dr. Mindy Hochgesang of Byrum Family Dentistry, oral cancer is highly treatable if detected early. The exam ...

A response to ADA's 'scientific study' of dental therapists
January 3, 2013 -- The results of the ADA study published in the January 2013 Journal of the American Dental Association do nothing to discredit the utilization of dental therapists in the workforce in their traditional role of providing care for ...

Free Limited Dental Care Offered by Loma Linda University on Jan. 13
The Loma Linda University School of Dentistry will offer free limited dental care during the 23rd "Clinic With A Heart" on Sunday, Jan. 13. A limited number of patients will be seen on a first-come-first-served basis, a university spokesman said ...

Dentistry goes Bollywood
Hundreds of AOG members and non-members got together at the prestigious London Marriott Hotel to enjoy exquisite Indian cuisine and an open bar. Bollywood dancers took to the floor as the food was served, entertaining guests with traditional Indian ...

Western Regional Dental Institute to Open in Denver
Denver, CO, January 03, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The Metropolitan Denver Dental Society (MDDS), host of the annual Rocky Mountain Dental Convention, has just purchased property at 925 Lincoln St. Denver, CO in the prestigious Beauvallon Building. This first ...

Mobile dental clinic returns
The mobile dentist program — Smile North Carolina — will return to Scotland County three times over the next three months. The Scotland County Department of Public Health will host the first session on Jan. 9. The dental team will be at the county ...

Making a Difference: Dental for Kids helps put smiles on kids' faces
At the 2010 Princess Party fundraiser for Dental for Kids, Blue Springs High School senior Brittany Weddle, showed Regan Connole her finished makeup look. The event is as the only fundraiser for Dental for Kids, the flagship program of StandUp Blue ...

Dental clinic opens in Gallatin for uninsured workers
Although there is medical help for Sumner County residents who are uninsured, until now there has never been an affordable alternative for adult dental care. The Salvus Center, which provides low-cost medical services to uninsured working residents, ...

Hospital leads the way in special care dentistry
Stephanie King is the trust's new academic clinical fellow in special care dentistry and will be leading new research that will provide new evidence to improve patient care and will also shape how dentists of the future are trained at universities ...