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Key stakeholders gather at dental hygiene symposium to redefine health education
On September 18, over 100 oral health stakeholders convened in downtown Chicago for an unprecedented collaboration to envision the role of the dental hygiene profession in the future health care system. A joint endeavor of the American Dental ...

Dental surgery centers for low-income kids are threatened by Medi-Cal cuts
Jaleesa Cupit assists pediatric specialist Alan Hoffman as they work on Santino Cervantes' teeth. The Salida Surgery Center is one of the dental surgery centers that could close unless the state grants an exemption from Medi-Cal cuts. DEBBIE NODA ...

Amalgam: A workhorse material in dentistry
Dear Julie: Amalgam has been the workhorse material in dentistry because of its ease of use and proven longevity. Restoring a tooth with amalgam is not as technique-sensitive as using white resin composite; therefore, it requires less skill on the part ...

Dental Hygiene Awareness Month Is Recognized by Dr. Richard Amato, Monroe ...
Dental Hygiene Awareness Month Is Recognized by Dr. Richard Amato, Monroe ...

Dentist in Naples, FL Improves Patient Confidence With Before-and-After Photos
NAPLES, FL, October 19, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- As a premier dentist in Naples, FL, Dr. Jeffrey Skupny strives to instill confidence in his patients. To do so, Dr. Skupny is pleased to invite his patients to visit Island Coast Dentistry's advanced ...

Bowie Cosmetic Dentistry Corrects Smiles With Porcelain Replacements
"Dental veneers are a great option for those looking to cover chipped or stained teeth, and gaps between teeth," says Dr. Aalemansour, dentist offering Bowie cosmetic dentistry. "They look just like normal teeth and the process and the procedure is so ...

Pearly Whites Pediatric Dentistry and Family Orthodontics Build Community ...
Pearly Whites Pediatric Dentistry and Family Orthodontics Build Community ...

Dentists treat 52 people for free
25 at California Dental Group's Whittier office on Free Emergency Dental Treat Day, and another 80 people who could not be seen before the treatments ended at 3 p.m. got return cards they could use for treatments within 30 days of the event. “There ...

Renovations "on target" for Pike County safety net dental clinic
Pike County Contractors was the successful bidder to renovate the east side of the former Quincy Medical Group building at 606 W. Adams into the dental clinic designed to serve children with a medical card or no ability to pay for services. "They are ...

Dentists treat 52 people for free in Whittier
25 at California Dental Group's Whittier office on Free Emergency Dental Treat Day, and another 80 people who could not be seen before the treatments ended at 3 p.m. got return cards they could use for treatments within 30 days of the event. “There ...

Laser Gum Surgery Improves Oral Health for Dental Implants in Lafayette, LA ...
Laser Gum Surgery Improves Oral Health for Dental Implants in Lafayette, LA ...

Sixty-one receive free dental care
The teams provided free oral health care to needy citizens as part of Free Dentistry Day, a program initiated to provide dental care to the growing number of Americans without dental insurance. The doctors and team members provided $17,111 worth of ...

Gentle Dentistry to offer 'Cash for Candy'
SPARTA — Dr. Zelia Cannon and Dr. Ewa Zoltek of Gentle Dentistry are sponsoring a “cash for candy” program to encourage children to properly care for their teeth and to promote good nutrition. The dentists are inviting all children 12 years and under ...

Saturday Hours Now Available at Egg Harbor Family Dental
For many people who have full time jobs, family commitments, full time education, or other commitments to deal with, being able to attend a dental appointment in the week can be difficult. With this in mind, Egg Harbor Family Dental in New Jersey has ...

Patients Benefiting from Big Savings with New Allied Dental of Old Bridge Offer
Parlin, NJ: New customers who register with full service dental clinic, Allied Dental of Old Bridge, will now be able to benefit from significant savings as the result of a special offer that has been made available for new patients at the dental ...

Laguna Hills Veterinarian Encourages Pet Dental Care
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Oct. 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A veterinarian in Laguna Hills is stressing to pet owners the importance of treatment of pet dental conditions. Dr. Maged Kerolos of Trinity Pet Hospital focuses on pet dental care to treat gum ...

Dentists offer cash for candy to keep teeth clean and support our troops
In 2006, Dr. Chris Kammer was looking for a new way to encourage his dental patients to not eat all the Halloween candy they collected. He thought it would be a unique to offer to buy children's candy and then send whatever he collected to troops ...

Neanderthal Dental Records Suggest Prehistoric Man Ate Animal Stomachs
Neanderthals, modern man's close primate relative, may have favored the flavor of a food-gorged animal gut now and then, according to scientists studying Neanderthals' dental records. In a new paper published in the journal Quaternary Science Reviews, ...

Dedicated dentists and assistants staff busy clinic in Granite County
His tooth didn't hurt when Doug Benson bit down, but it didn't feel good either. “It's nothing big. I just thought I better have it looked at,” said Benson, who has been to dentists sporadically over his lifetime, but not for the past three years or so ...

All Smiles at Gulf Coast State College's Dental Outreach Day
It's not anybody's favorite thing to go to the dentist. As soon as you settle into that chair your heart starts racing and your dreading what they might find. But, Friday at Gulf Coast State College they're making people feeling more at ease about ...

Community news: Author lecture, fall home show, free dentistry day
The University of Nevada, Reno, the Disability Resource Center and Wolf Pack Athletics will host an evening with Rachel Simon, a free lecture and reception event, from 7 to 8 p.m. today in Legacy Hall on the UNR campus. Simon is the award-winning ...

Study reveals wide gap in exchange dental premiums
Recently Healthcare.gov made available health and dental plan information for states where the federal government is managing the new health insurance marketplaces and the Children's Dental Health Project averaged the premium rates for the low and ...

Adarve Prosthodontics Releases the Fall 2013 Quarterly Prosthodontics ...
Adarve Prosthodontics Releases the Fall 2013 Quarterly Prosthodontics ...

How will kids' dental coverage work under new health law?
One part of the Affordable Care Act is intended to improve dental coverage for children, prompted by the 2007 death of an uninsured Maryland boy named Deamonte Driver, who was killed by a bacterial infection that spread from an abscessed tooth to his ...

Around The Corner Dental Health Spa: Popular Woodland Hills Dentist Reveals ...
Around The Corner Dental Health Spa: Popular Woodland Hills Dentist Reveals ...

South Charlotte Dentistry Now Using Fluorescent Technology as the First to ...
South Charlotte Dentistry Now Using Fluorescent Technology as the First to ...

Invisible Dental Disease in Pets
My physical examination revealed Daphne was in excellent health with mild to moderate dental tarter and I recommended to the owner to schedule a dental cleaning and oral evaluation under general anesthesia. During this visit, we drew her blood and ran ...

Dentists Love Halloween Too
HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Halloween approaches, trick-or-treaters excitedly anticipate all the candy they will gather. While brushing twice a day and visiting the dentist every six months are preventive measures, ...

Open house for Children's Dentistry of Pocatello on Oct. 22
POCATELLO — There will be an open house for Children's Dentistry of Pocatello, 425 E. Alameda Road from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22. There will be drawings and prizes with a grand prize of a Kindle Fire. Dr. Ross Hugues specializes in pediatric ...

State-of-the-art endodontic clinic opens at UAB School of Dentistry
The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry opened its renovated, state-of-the-art endodontic clinic Friday, Oct. 11 — a facility that will enable faculty and students to treat patients with diseased, cracked or injured teeth by ...

DHHR Oral Health Program receives grant for dental sealant project
“The new sealant project is great news for West Virginia and it will be an asset to children and families statewide by providing preventive dental services in a school-based setting,” Bowling said. The grant funding will be used to develop and ...

Job opportunities look good for dental hygienists
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, both will likely find work after getting their degrees and meeting licensing qualifications, The employment of dental hygienists is expected to increase by 38 percent from 2010- 2020. The job often offers ...

Dr. Thomas Skiba receives Golden Apple Award from UIC College of Dentistry
The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry Class of 2014 voted Dr. Thomas Skiba, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the recipient of its D-3 year Golden Apple Award at an Oct. 9 meeting. The ...

Jungle Dentist Treats Thai Kids
When a petite Thai-American dentist in suburban Maryland learned that 90 percent of the children in her ancestral country lacked dental care, she traveled to remote jungle regions to fill cavities, pull teeth and treat abscesses. Smiles on Wings, the ...

Understanding the shape of things to come as a dental hygiene student
I want to share with you an experience I had while in dental hygiene school that has had a lasting impact on me to this day professionally. It's interesting that when we are in the moment of learning something, we may not see the value of it. It's not ...

Trick, treat, or education: Approaching Halloween as a dental hygienist
With Halloween quickly approaching, many of us will start stocking up on the goodies to be distributed at our door. Yet, Halloween can prove to be a time and even an opportunity where we can reach out to the community and share what we as dental ...

Free health screenings available at NYU
NEW YORK (WABC) -- Free health screenings are being made available this week by the NYU Colleges of Dentistry and Nursing. Channel 7 has teamed up with NYU and Colgate to make the important checkups available. The screenings are being offered ...

WKU Institute for Rural Health Receives Gift from Delta Dental
wku black border BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (10/21/13) - The gift will be used to purchase materials and supplies for both the preventive and comprehensive dental programs offered by the IRH's Mobile Dental Unit. The preventive program consists of a dental ...

Wallace Family Dentistry exapnds practice
EDMOND — Wallace Family Dentistry recently held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the expansion of its location at 1600 E. 19th St. The office was established in 1980 and run by Dr. David Nittler until his retirement in 2005 when Dr. Mike Wallace took ...

All Family Dentistry Wins Fort Collins Award
FORT COLLINS, Colo., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- All Family Dentistry is thrilled to accept the Best of 2013 Fort Collins Award from the Fort Collins Award Program. This honor is given to local businesses that provide superior service and ...

All Family Dentistry honored with Best of 2013 Fort Collins Award
All Family Dentistry is thrilled to accept the Best of 2013 Fort Collins Award from the Fort Collins Award Program. This honor is given to local businesses that provide superior service and outstanding benefits within their communities. The award was ...

2014 Top Dentist Brings Microscope Dentistry to the Eastside Seattle Area
(PRLEAP.COM) Issaquah, WA — Dr. Richard Calvo, DDS, recently selected by his peers as a 2014 Top Dentist in Seattle Met magazine, has announced the opening of his new practice, Eastside Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, which offers a highly beneficial ...

Top Austin Dentist, Elite Dentistry, Now Offering One Day Treatment Options to ...
Top Austin Dentist, Elite Dentistry, Now Offering One Day Treatment Options to ...

W.Va. dental program gets federal grant
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Department of Health and Human Resources' Oral Health Program has received a five-year grant to provide preventative dental services in school-based settings. DHHR Secretary Karen Bowling announced the grant Monday ...

How to Overcome Your Fear of the Dentist
Fear of dentistry. It's a running gag going back to the Three Stooges—all those cringe-worthy scenes of a victim squirming in a chair while the dentist reaches for a pair of pliers and an industrial-sized power drill. You're probably not laughing, but ...

Exploring rapid HIV testing in community pharmacies and dental surgeries
In a bid to potentially increase the rates of early HIV diagnoses, University of Sydney researchers are currently surveying community pharmacists and dentists to gauge their support to introduce rapid HIV testing in pharmacies and dental surgeries. Dr ...

Delta Dental of Wisconsin and its affiliates select hCentive's WebInsure ...
Delta Dental of Wisconsin and its affiliates select hCentive's WebInsure ...

Dental Implants & Prosthetics Market (Implants, Crowns & Bridges, Dentures ...
Dental Implants & Prosthetics Market (Implants, Crowns & Bridges, Dentures ...

Spokane dentist will buy your Halloween candy, donate to troops
SPOKANE – This Halloween, several dentists will offer kids cash for their candy as a way to promote being cavity-free. This year, South Hill Pediatric Dentistry will divvy out $1 for every pound of the sweet stuff. South Hill pediatric dentist Erin ...

Dental students can save you money on dental care
Facebook fan Brian recently asked me if I know where his girlfriend could go to get inexpensive dental care? We have a few dental schools that offer reduced rates. One is Arizona School of Dentistry with two Valley locations. They offer rates about 40 ...