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Dental clinic proves importance of care
Jabari Kelly showed up at San Francisco General Hospital's dental clinic last Friday looking like he was hiding a golf ball in his left cheek. He had been in pain for three weeks. The 36-year-old San Francisco man had an infected wisdom tooth, and ...

Patients show up day before free dental clinic opens today
Dozens of volunteers scrambled throughout the coliseum, finalizing dental chair arrangements, coordinating efforts and packaging supplies for dentists and patients when the free clinic officially kicks off at 5 a.m. today. Around two dozen members of ...

Strong Area Dental Center celebrates 10 years
Hygienist Sharon Smith-Bouchard has been at the dental center from the beginning and played a vital role in bringing the practice to Strong as a member of the committee behind building the center in 2003. She also provides outreach to SAD 58 schools by ...

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Health & Dentistry opening its clinic in Elyria
ELYRIA — It seems like a simple concept — going to the doctor when you or your children are not feeling well. But in a city where 16 percent of its residents are without health insurance — as the 2012 Lorain County Health Assessment determined ...

Delta Dental donates $20000 to BCC
The Butler Early College Health Sciences Academy at Rose Hill High School is taking a bite out of a big opportunity provided by the Delta Dental of Kansas Foundation in the form of a $20,000 grant to jump start an oral health class as part of the ...

Give Kids a Smile Day: Free dental clinic to help 150 local kids
To commemorate the day, the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry and retired Kansas City Chiefs player Deron Cherry are sponsoring an event to provide much needed dental treatments for local children. More than 150 kids from Primitivo ...

Seminar to address dental implants
The Camarillo Health Care District will offer a seminar on mini-dental implants from 10-11 a.m. today at 3639 E. Las Posas Road in Camarillo. Whether an individual is missing one tooth or all of their teeth, they can be replaced quickly, painlessly and ...

Jason Wesco, Dave Sanford: Support dental practitioners
As CEOs of community health centers, we are responsible for thinking long term about what's best for our patients and our communities. Among the goals we've set our sights on: increasing the number of patients we serve to make sure all Kansans have the ...

Free dental services offered for children Friday
CHARLOTTE, N.C. —. Children in the Charlotte-area will be able to get dental work for free on Friday. Sixteen dental offices are participating this year in the 2013 Give Kids A Smile event. Carolinas Medial Center on Blythe Boulevard, Imagine ...

Dental Assistant Program provides military ID holders a new outlook
Tools used in dentistry lay on a table for use during an exam in the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island Dental Clinic, Jan. 24. Preparing tools for dentists to use is part of a list of tasks that Dental assistants graduating from the American Red ...

Jersey City hospital offering free dental care to children - The Jersey Journal
The free dental exams, which include oral-health instructions and fluoride treatments, are part of the 11th annual national Give Kids a Smile initiative, sponsored by the American Dental Association. At last year's event, more than 1 million children ...

UMDNJ Provides Free and Half-Price Dental Services in February for Children
UMDNJ–School of Health Related Professions' Allied Dental Department is celebrating National Children's Dental Health month by offering free exams, cleaning and fluoride treatments and half-price services for other procedures for children age 14 and ...

McConnell and Woolf Family Dentistry - Family Dentistry in Fuquay Varina, NC ...
McConnell and Woolf Family Dentistry - Family Dentistry in Fuquay Varina, NC ...

On-site medical and dental clinic opens at Hawaii high school
“It's a real pioneer project in the state of Hawaii and pioneer project of its kind in the U.S. to bring medical and dental services to campus for students to cut down on lost class time and learning time, making it more effective and efficient for ...

Dentist teams with Ottawa County mobile dental unit to provide free care at ... - The Grand Rapids Press
Dentist teams with Ottawa County mobile dental unit to provide free care at ...

Inaugural issue of dentistry journal now online
New York University College of Dentistry has introduced the inaugural issue of the Journal of the Academy of Distinguished Educators, published by NYUCD. JADE can be accessed by going to (link) . An online-only, open-access ...

EGCC accepts appointments for free dental clinic
We have a lot of patients that come in that would not have dental work otherwise. We do cleanings. We do examinations and X-rays. Then, we bring the kids back on another day to do any type of fillings they need." The program will start on Wednesday and ...

Free dental care on the big game day
(WTNH) -- You can score big with free dental care this Super Bowl Sunday by bringing a non-perishable food item to Columbia Dental on game day and get your teeth checked and cleaned for free. It's for the un-insured and under-insured but no one will be ...

75 children treated during free dental clinic
The 'Give Kids a Smile' program, sponsored by the American Dental Association, aims to provide dental services to underserved children. Dentists and other team members volunteer their time and services to provide screenings, treatments and education to ...

Japanese Snaggletooth Craze Spawns Dental Procedures, Girl Group
The 'tseuke-yaeba' look. photo: FacebookAmericans regularly fork over $5,000 to fix a crooked smile with braces. But in Japan, women are spending about $400 for just the opposite. On the other side of the planet, imperfect teeth are becoming a thing of ...

23rd Dental sets 2012 CFC tone
23rd Dental Company won the Commanding General's Unit Award with the highest participation rate and highest gift per capita of 91 percent participation rate and $162.62 averaged in donations per person. The award was presented to Petty Officer 2nd ...

Dentists close gap with free children's care
The girl — only in elementary school — was among 250 children in Flagler and Volusia counties who received free dental care Friday as part of a nationwide effort to improve the oral health of children. "It breaks your heart when you see it," said ...

Local dental clinic offers affordable care for kids without insurance
BURBANK, Calif. (KABC) -- Dental pain is one of the top reasons kids miss school. Studies show children with poor oral health don't do well academically. Many low-income families can't afford to go to the dentist. One local clinic's mission is to help ...

Pet Dental Health Month, Win Prizes
February is Pet Dental Health Month, and it seems everyone knows about it. This past February, my own dentist was checking out my mouth. Asking me questions, while he's poking at my gums. And, of course, expecting answers. Dogs don't have to worry ...

Dogs need their dental care, too
Q. Our dachshund has terrible teeth and the vet said we must brush them daily. We bought a special toothbrush made just for dogs, but she is terrified of it and when we bring it up to her face to show it to her, she runs away and cowers. How can we get ...

UNMC college offers kids a day of dental care, education
And that time, the 7-year-old sat in the dentist's chair for a screening to see whether he qualified to receive free care from the University of Nebraska Medical Center's College of Dentistry at its annual children's Dental Day. He and his father rode ...

Guest opinion: February is children's dental health month
The newly formed Boulder County Dental Coalition is partnering with the Colorado Dental Association to promote awareness of children's oral health during February, Children's Dental Health Month. Advances in our understanding of how children grow and ...

Sturdy Supports 'Dentistry from the Heart' Event
COURT HOUSE – Sturdy Savings Bank is a sponsor of Dr. Eric Thomas' “Dentistry from the Heart” event on Feb. 8. Dr. Thomas will provide free dental care for 100 patients in need. Registration starts at 7 a.m. and patients will be seen on a first-come, ...

Hundreds Flock To Lawton For Free Dental Clinic
About 2,000 Oklahomans are headed to Lawton for a chance at free dental care. More than 1,700 volunteers provided a variety of services, including oral surgery for those who simply can't afford it. For the fourth year in a row, the Oklahoma Mission of ...

Hundreds smiling thanks to free dental work
Every seat was taken, in both the waiting and examination rooms, by patients seeking free dental services. "I don't have dental coverage," explains Republic resident Regan Cook. "I just broke a tooth… it was a great time to have a dentist look at it ...

Sonoma County kids helped at free dental program
Christine Tomaszewski, a dentist who works at St. Joseph Health's dental clinic in west Santa Rosa, told Alvarez she must be persistent with her daughter. “You can't let a day go by without brushing her teeth” just because she cries, she said. The ...

New Rock Hill program helps needy get dental care
A local bank, which has opted to remain anonymous, donated $15,000 to the United Way to help pay for the program after some of its employees heard stories about homeless people pulling each others' teeth once dental problems and infections became too ...

Church, dentists partner with ministry to provide free dental care
Ryan Hannah was waiting to see the dentist Friday afternoon, grateful for the opportunity provided by a group of volunteers. "I'm here to get my teeth fixed, fillings or pulled," said Hannah, who came to Crossroads Rescue Mission five months ago ...

ICCC dental hygiene students organize Give Kids a Smile Day
Malakhai Somsack, 6, was going to be for a bit of a rough ride Saturday morning during the annual Give Kids A Smile Day at Iowa Central Community College. He was in the capable hands of dental hygiene student Shelly Reed and Dr. John Clay who were ...

Dental care offered to low-income seniors
Senior Mobile Dental will provide services that include cleanings, x-rays and fillings, in partnership with SRDA and the Area Agency on Aging. To be eligible, participants must be 60 or older, eligible for Old Age Pension assistance or Medicaid (but ...

East Texas woman operates school to train dental professionals
When running her temp agency, Ms. Jarvis said she had a lot of dental assistants come from studying at trade schools or junior colleges. She said several of the students coming out of those programs “didn't get the training they needed and I couldn't ...

Free dental services Saturday
Ty Kernea | Herald-Citizen. slideshow. COOKEVILLE — The 17th annual Doctors with a Heart event, where local dentists provide free basic dental services, will be held from 8 a.m.-noon Friday, Feb. 8, at Hintz Family Dentistry, located at 120 W. Jackson ...

On Wisconsin: New clinic will transform dental care in North Woods
The waiting room at the Peter Christensen Dental Clinic is unlike any other. The wood and birch bark were locally harvested, including a 30-foot section of a white pine tree. Dr. Paco Fralick is director of the Lac du Flambeau clinic, which can ...

Annual Solano County free dental care event gives smiles to local children
Dozens of children walked out with brighter smiles after a visit with Dental Care Mobile on Saturday during Solano County's annual "Give Kids a Smile Day." Saturday's free services included free dental exams, fluoride varnishes and sealant applications ...

Sedation Dentistry Makes Visiting the Periodontist Stress-Free
3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Montes Periodontics & Implant Dentistry announced that the periodontics practice offers sedation dentistry to help patients relax prior to an appointment. Millions of Americans put off proactive dental care and critical oral ...

Sedation Dentistry Makes Visiting the Periodontist Stress-Free
Sedation dentistry services are available for a variety of periodontics and cosmetic dental procedures. Montes Periodontics & Implant Dentistry offers comprehensive dental care, including teeth whitening, dental implants and full smile makeovers. In ...

Kids' dentistry about more than fixing cavities
On February 22nd, she, with help from the Seven Valleys Health Coalition will host a free clinic. But she says children's mouth health is about more than a check for cavities: if children start going to the dentist, they learn it's not a scary or ...

Dental Day a highlight for children
And that time, the 7-year-old sat in the dentist's chair for a screening to see if he qualified to receive free care from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry at its annual children's dental day. He and his father rode a bus ...

Geneva Veterinary Clinic is offering free pet dental checkups
GENEVA — February is National Pet Dental Health Month and to celebrate, the Geneva Veterinary Clinic is checking those chompers. “Schedule an appointment to bring your pet into the clinic where one of our medical team members will check their teeth ...

Experts Visit Ridge Street School to Promote Dental Care
“Our team of health educators will go into the schools to teach children the importance of good dental hygiene habits, such as brushing, flossing, regular dental visits and proper nutrition,” said Philip M. Bonaparte, M.D., Vice President, Clinical ...

Local dentist receives honor
More than 250 dentists from the United States were inducted into the college at this year's ceremony, according to a media release. The college, with representative chapters in more than 80 countries, has more than 11,000 members, including about 6,500 ...

Washington: Agency Information Collection (Dental Record Authorization and ...
Washington: Agency Information Collection (Dental Record Authorization and ...

Army Dental Corps Celebrates 72nd Corps Day
Ever since its raising in the year 1975 , Command Military Dental Centre (CMDC) has established its credentials as an exemplary dental centre which not only provides routine and comprehensive dental cover to tps & families of HQ (NC), Stn units, ECHS ...

Helena dentists provide free care to children in need
February is National Children's Dental Health Month and all dentists in Helena as well as many across the state and nation are donating their time to assist children who need dental care that their parents might delay so they could better afford it ...